Jane Austen’s House is located in the rural village of Chawton near the town of Alton in Hampshire. The historic city of Winchester is just over 15 miles to the south-west of the village, and the market town of Farnham is 10 miles to the east.
Jane Austen’s House and the village of Chawton are just off the A31 at the A31/A32 roundabout near the town of Alton.
Free parking is provided in the public car park opposite the House beyond the pub car park.
South Western Railway operate a regular service between London Waterloo and Alton, which is just 2 miles from the House. A taxi service can be found at the station in Alton for the onward journey.
It is now easier than ever to visit Jane Austen’s House by public transport with an easy to follow walking guide from a nearby bus stop.
The number 64 Stagecoach service runs daily between Alton train station and Winchester (Broadway), while the number 38 service from Petersfield to Alton offers a less frequent alternative option stopping directly outside the House in Chawton.