Monk's House

Leonard and Virginia Woolf's 17th-century country retreat

Monk's House

Things to see and do

Monk's House

Our work


Here's a little about us.....

Here's a little introduction to some of the many stories told at Monk's House.

Upcoming events

Readings in the Garden

Sat 25 Jun 2016
Join Larry Yates for readings in the garden and hear some of Virginia's Woolf's most famous words in situ.

Garden Tour

Fri 01 Jul 2016
Join our gardener on a guided tour.

Garden Photography Workshop: Roses

Wed 06 Jul 2016
Learn how to capture that perfect photo in the beautiful garden at Monk's House

Garden Embroidery Workshop

Wed 13 Jul 2016
Be inspired by this Bloomsbury house and garden and create your own piece of embroidery under the guidance of celebrated embroiderer and textile designer Caroline Zoob.

Recollections of a Gardener's Daughter

Thu 21 Jul 2016
Just what was Monk's House garden like in the days of the Woolfs?

Paste Paper Workshop

Sat 23 Jul 2016
Explore one of the earliest means of decorating paper and create your own paste paper designs to take home.
Monk's House

Get involved

A volunteer gardener works on pruning

Volunteer with us 

Find out about the kind of volunteering opportunities we have on offer, from gardening to guiding. Don't worry if you don't feel you have the skills required as full training will be provided.

Monk's House


a group visit

Group Visits to Monk's House 

Why not get in touch and arrange a day out at Monk's House for your group. We can make sure you have the perfect day.

Monk's House

Places to stay

Set in the garden of Virginia Woolf's country retreat, Monks House Studio is a calming space

Linger a little longer 

Why not extend your stay for a few nights in our garden studio holiday cottage?