Things to see & do

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Creative workshops

If you're feeling inspired by your visit to Monk's House, why not join us on one of our upcoming workshops?  From botanical vegetable painting to the art of short fiction, there is something to stir your creativity.  Why not learn more about Virginia in our summer lecture series too?

50 Things

Hunt for bugs, pick your own apples, or find the perfect champion conquer. Use this summer to complete our list of not-to-be-missed activities. Discover the full list of outdoor adventures on the 50 Things website and start earning your badges.

For families

Relax in the garden at Monk’s House and play boules

Bring your family to Monk's House. Why not bring a picnic and relax on the large lawn while the kids have a run around. You could challenge each other to a game of bowls out of the lawn ready for you to play.

Don’t miss

Set of 38 Shakespeare books which Virginia owned and hand covered in 1936

When you visit make sure you don't miss the famous portrait of Virginia Woolf, the collection of works by Shakespeare hand covered by Virginia and our collection of furniture by Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant.

Relax in the garden

Make an afternoon of your visit to Monk's House.  Bring a picnic, grab a deckchair and enjoy our charming garden.

Explore the South Downs

Follow in Virginia’s footsteps explore the South Downs.  Monk's House is situated on the South Downs Way and makes an excellent stop off for weary travellers.

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