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

Wed 31 Aug 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 02 Sep 2016
Join our gardener on a guided tour.

Moments of Being: Live Flash Fiction Event

Fri 02 Sep 2016
Join our flash fiction special event for a night of live storytelling and author Q&As. This is how it works: bring your story (no more than 1,000 words please), put your name in the 'story hat' and wait and see...

Writing in Virginia Woolf's Garden

Fri 09 Sep 2016
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 Photography Workshop

Wed 14 Sep 2016
Learn how to capture that perfect photo in the beautiful garden at Monk's House

Recollections of a Gardener's Daughter

Thu 15 Sep 2016
Just what was Monk's House garden like in the days of the Woolfs?
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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?