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.

Monk's House

What's on 

Upcoming events

Readings in the Garden

Wed 25 May 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 03 Jun 2016
Join our gardener on a guided tour.

Wood Engraving Weekend Workshop

Sat 04 Jun 2016
Spend some quality time in the garden at Monk's House and gain inspiration to create your own wood engraving over a weekend.

Woolf Walk: A Centenary Celebration

Sat 11 Jun 2016
Join us on this walk as we celebrate 100 years since Virginia Woolf discovered Charleston Farmhouse, the Sussex home of Woolf's sister, Vanessa Bell, and Duncan Grant.

Recollections of a Gardener's Daughter

Thu 16 Jun 2016
Just what was Monk's House garden like in the days of the Woolfs?

Block Printing Workshop

Sat 18 Jun 2016
Be inspired by the interiors of Monk's House as you create your very own block printed fabrics.
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?