Route outline for walk ha103:
Chawton - Alton - Jane Austen's House Museum - The St Swithun's Way - Lower Farringdon - Upper Farringdon - Caker Stream - Round Groves Copse - Peck Copse - Shepherd's Court - Eastfield Farm - Chawton
Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:
Chawton is considered Jane Austen's literary home. She moved here in 1809 with her mother & sister and lived in the former bailiff's house until her death in 1817. Whilst here she revised both Sense & Sensibility and Pride & Prejuduce and wrote Mansfield Park, Emma, Persuasion and Northanger Abbey. During her lifetime all Jane Austin's novels were published anonymously and merely labelled as being written 'by a lady'. The house & museum is open to the public most days during the summer but only weekends during the winter months.
National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:
Part of this walk follows a section of The St Swithun's Way, a 55km (34 miles) linear footpath connecting Winchester in Hampshire, with Farnham in Hampshire, England. The St Swithun's Way is waymarked by named green and white discs. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The St Swithun's Way.
This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:
|OS Explorer Map OL33|
|1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)
|OS Landranger Map 186|
|1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)
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