The Woolfs in Rodmell: A Village Tour

Unlock the history of Rodmell, the village so loved by Leonard and Virginia.

  • Booking advisable

The Woolfs moved to Monk's House in Rodmell, East Sussex in 1919 but what was the village like in Virginia's lifetime? Why not come and join a guided tour and learn more about the history of the place the Woolfs called home.


Event ticket prices
  • All £2.50

The basics

Booking details
Call 01273 474760
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Meet at Visitor Reception.
What to bring and wear
As the village tour will be a walk out of doors please wear comfortable clothing suitable for the weather.
While not strenuous this is a walking tour along village roads which may be uneven in places.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
27 July 2017 14:00 - 15:00 Available
31 August 2017 14:00 - 15:00 Available
28 September 2017 14:00 - 15:00 Available

Contact Info

Monk's House
Call 01273 474760

Upcoming events

Readings in the Garden

Wed 26 Jul 2017
Join Larry Yates for readings in the garden and hear some of Virginia's Woolf's most famous words in situ.

The Woolfs in Rodmell: A Village Tour

Thu 27 Jul 2017
Unlock the history of Rodmell, the village so loved by Leonard and Virginia.

Writing in Virginia Woolf's Garden

Sat 29 Jul 2017
Why not soak up a little inspiration from the garden that was so influential on the work of Virginia Woolf on this exclusive writer's morning.

Garden Tour

Fri 04 Aug 2017
Join our gardener on a guided tour.


Sat 12 Aug 2017
Come and see this lively performance by Compton Little Theatre in the gardens of Monk's House.

Recollections of a Gardener's Daughter

Thu 17 Aug 2017
Just what was Monk's House garden like in the days of the Woolfs?