Getting Here

National Rail
Train times, schedules and ticket prices.

The Train Line
A user friendly guide to UK train schedules.


Jane Austen's House Museum
Jane Austen's House Museum in Chawton, Hampshire, is the only house where Jane lived and wrote that is open to the public.

Chawton House Library
Grand house once belonging to Edward Austen-Knight.

Highclere Castle
Often referred to as Downton Abbey. Check for ticket availability.

Good Food & Accommodation

The White Hart, Overton
A classic coaching inn.

The Carnarvon Arms, Highclere
Preferred lunch venue for Highclere Castle.

Heckfield Place
Fabulous country house hotel in outstanding setting.

Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire
Exceptional luxury and splendour in a classic Georgian country house.

Tylney Hall
Grand style and comfort in historic and rural surroundings.

Audleys Wood
A rural Victorian Gentleman's House convenient for Basingstoke.

The Barn at North Lodge
Rustic, luxury B&B in the South Downs National Park.

Other Links

Twelve Hours
A play written by Phil Howe which explores the story of Jane Austens 12 hour engagement to be married.

Undiscovered Cotswolds
Tours of The Cotswolds, Bath, Stonehenge, and Oxford.

South Downs National Park Experiences | VisitBritain
The most comprehensive website for things to do during your stay in the U.K.