Jane Austen Centre

Jane Austen Centre

...the best known and best loved of Bath’s literary residents and visitors.

Jane Austen visited Bath twice towards the end of the 18th century and loving it so much became a resident between 1801 and 1806. Immerse yourself in the city as it was and understand the influence on her writings with exhibits and information.


Enjoy the pleasure of exploring Jane Austen’s Bath by visiting the Jane Austen Centre in a delightful Georgian town house in Gay Street. Discover the influence of the city in her novels such as Northanger Abbey and Persuasion and follow one of the walking tours around the city.
 
You will also find exhibitions, quizzes, a giftshop, videos and films, or join in the Jane Austen festival held in September. Why not come along to the Regency Costumed Ball or simply sign up for the free e-newsletter and online magazine and receive information and updates about one of the literary worlds most loved writers.
 
During your visit you can take a break and indulge with tea, coffee, chocolate and some very tasty snacks in the Regency Tea Rooms, one of only two ‘Tea Guild’ members in Bath.
 
For opening times and further details please check the website.
 
Other attractions in the area:
 
Roman Baths
Thermae Bath Spa
No 1 Royal Crescent
Bath Abbey

Last Updated: 28 Apr 2015