Must-See UK Attractions for All Jane Austen Fans

If you’re a fan of Jane Austen and her literary works, like Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility, among others, then you’ll definitely be excited about a trip to the United Kingdom. This is because this is where you’ll find local attractions that are dedicated to the famed author. Here are some of them:

Jane Austen’s House Museum, Hampshire

This is a small cottage where Ms. Austen spent the last eight years of her life. Here, you will find collections of artefacts, including the author’s writing table and personal library. You may even spend an afternoon picnic in the garden.

Winchester Cathedral, Hampshire

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If you want to pay homage to your favorite novelist, then you need to visit her grave here in this cathedral. You can also tour around a crypt if you like.

The Jane Austen Centre, Somerset

This centre is a small museum dedicated completely to Jane Austen, where she lived a for a significant number of years. Here, you will also find exhibitions, customs other must-visit sights.

Belton House, Lincolnshire

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In the 1995 TV adaptation of Price and Prejudice, Austen’s most famous book, this 17th century house was featured. This place has 36 acres of gardens and 1300 acres of parkland.

Lyme Park, Cheshire

This house appeared in the TV version of Pride and Prejudice. This was where Collin Firth stripped down and got all wet.

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Stourhead Landscape Gardens, Wiltshire

This stunning house’s main attraction is it’s landscaped gardens, which was featured in 2005’s Pride and Prejudice. It was one of its garden temples that Mr. Darcy first proposed to Elizabeth Bennet.

Montacute House, Somerset

It was the gardens in this house that were featured in the 1995 adaptation of Sense and Sensibility. It also recently appeared in BBC’s Wolf Hall.

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Berry Pomeroy, Devon

This village was featured in the movie version of Sense and Sensibility. Here, you will find a church, which was prominently featured in the film, as well as a 15th century castle, which is believed to be haunted.

Photos by: Herry LawfordMartin PettittSmabs SputzerGlen Bowman

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