The Jane Austen Tour
This tour has been specially commissioned to include locations associated with her life, her novels and the various Film and TV Productions. Tours can be for either 7 or 10 days.
Collect clients from Airport, Hotel or UK address.
Your vehicle (2 - 50 persons).
Price includes Dinner, Bed and Breakfast, All Mid-day Meals and Drinks, Champagne Lunch and All Entrance Fees.
Superior Accommodation in Castles, Manors, Tudor Thatched Cottages, Old Coaching Inns, Georgian Rectories and Private Period Homes.
Bath - Much of the Bath that Jane Austen knew and wrote about still stands and can be seen today. Pulteney Bridge, The Pump Room, Queen's Square, The Upper Rooms and many more locations.
Berry Pomeroy's - Old red sandstone church was the "Sense and Sensibility" film location for the wedding of Marianne Dashwood and Colonel Brandon.
Saltram - near Plymouth. The elegant George II house was the setting of 'Norland Park' in the film "Sense and Sensibility".
Lyme Regis -- Jane Austen and her family first visited Lyme Regis in 1803 and were delighted by it's elegant Regency and Victorian buildings. The curving stone pier known as 'The Cobb' is featured in both the novel and film of "Persuasion".
Evershot - featured as the village of 'Highbury' in the film production of "Emma".
Mompesson House in the Cathedral Close, Salisbury - was used in the film "Sense and Sensibility" as the London home of Mrs Jennings
Wilton House near Salisbury - the home of thc Earl of Pembroke, was where the ball scene in the film "Sense and Sensibility" was shot.
Lacock - village is owned by The National Trust and was used in the TV production of "Pride and Prejudice" as the village of 'Meryton'.
St. Nicholas' Church, Steventon - Jane Austen lived in Steventon until she was 25 years old. Her father, the Reverend George Austen, was Rector and there are memorials to the family in the peaceful church.
Canterbury - with it's richly ornate mediaeval Christchurch Cathedral Gate was well known to Jane. When Mrs. Knight left Godmersham to Edward, she retired to 'White Friars', her house in the Cathedral Close. Jane called on her there and sometimes stayed overnight.
Godmersham Park, Kent - Jane Austen's brother Edward inherited Godmersham and changed his surname to Knight. Jane was a frequent visitor and enjoyed the luxury at Godmersham which gave her the knowledge of society and life at a great house.
Jane Austen's House and Museum at Chawton in Hampshire - Here at Chawton Jane Austen revised her three early novels - "Sense and Sensibility", "First Impressions", later renamed "Pride and Prejudice". and "Northanger Abbey". The remaining works were wri en wholly at Chawton: in order
"Mansfield Park", "Emma" and "Persuasion".
Winchester - Jane Austen, in failing health, moved with Cassandra to lodge at 8 College Street, by the Cathedral Close. At the age of 4l, Jane sadly died in Cassandra's arms on Friday 18th July 1817 and is buried in the north aisle of the nave of Winchester Cathedral.
PLUS - many more secret locations of pre y villages, scenic walks and hidden churchyards.
Return clients to Airport, Hotel or UK address.
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