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

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.

Readings in the Garden

Sat 23 Jul 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 05 Aug 2016
Join our gardener on a guided tour.

Recollections of a Gardener's Daughter

Thu 18 Aug 2016
Just what was Monk's House garden like in the days of the Woolfs?

Fiction in a Flash: Writing Workshop

Sat 20 Aug 2016
Write some fiction in a flash with Writers HQ at Monk's House! If you fancy streamlining your writing down into bite-size chunks, or have always wanted to write a short story but haven't known where to start, 'flashing' might be your answer.

Twilight Tour

Thu 25 Aug 2016
Ever wondered what Monk's House is like after the visitors have all gone home? Now is your chance to find out.
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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.

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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.

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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?