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Jane Austen circular walk

East Hampshire

Type:Walking

Alton, Chawton, Hampshire, GU34 1SD
Jane Austen circular walk

About

A 4.5-mile circular walk in the heart of Jane Austen country. 

Start at Jane Austen's House in Chawton and follow in her footsteps across fields and through the village of Farringdon. Jane was inspired by this beautiful countryside to write and revise all her novels.

Download the PDF below for a map of the route.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Guide Dogs Permitted

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking

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Map & Directions

Road Directions


Nearest major road is A32.

Public Transport Directions


Nearest station is Alton. From the station there is a bus to Alton Butts and from  here it is a 12-minute walk down Winchester Road to Chawton.

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