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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
Winchester Road
GU34 1SD

For the quickest response, please email us:Ā enquiries@janeaustens.houseĀ 

+44 (0)1420 83262Ā 



By car

Jane Austen’s House and the village of Chawton are just off the A31 at the A31/A32 roundabout near the town of Alton.

For SatNav users, our postcode is: Gu34 1SD
Our what3words location reference is: merely.likening.anyway

ā€‹Free parking is provided in the public car park opposite the House, beyond the pub car park.


By train

South Western Railway operate a regular service between London Waterloo and Alton, which is just 2 miles from the House. A taxi serviceĀ can be found at the station in Alton for the onward journey.


By bus

TheĀ number 64 StagecoachĀ service runs daily betweenĀ Alton train stationĀ andĀ Winchester (Broadway), while theĀ number 38 service from Petersfield to Alton offers a less frequent alternative option stopping directly outside the House in Chawton.

Please always check the Stagecoach website before travelling.

Discover the village of Chawton

Find out more about Jane Austen’s village and what else you can do on your visit. Find out more about Chawton.

A map of Chawton

Illustrated map by Elizabeth Lander