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 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?
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?