Monk's House

Important notice -

Monk's House is now closed for the winter, we will open for our next season on Wed 3 Apr 2019

Leonard and Virginia Woolf's 16th-century country retreat

Monk's House

Our work

Book conservation at Monk's House, East Sussex

What happens at Monk's House in winter? 

Find out more about our winter 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 03 Apr 2019
Join Larry Yates for readings in the garden and hear some of Virginia Woolf's most famous words in situ.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Fri 19 Apr 2019
Come and join in the Easter fun and earn a tasty reward!

Make your own art portfolio

Sat 04 May 2019
To mark the start of our workshops make an art portfolio to store all of your creative writing, paintings and sketches.

Twilight Tour

Thu 16 May 2019
Ever wondered what Monk's House is like after the visitors have all gone home? Now is your chance to find out.

Walk and words

Fri 31 May 2019
Inspire your creativity by following in the footsteps of Virginia Woolf.

Creative writing workshop

Sat 01 Jun 2019
Enjoy a day of creative writing at the inspirational home of Virginia Woolf
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Get involved

Monks House Room guides outside Virginia Woolf's bedroom

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 admiring flowers in the garden

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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Monk's House shop display of National Trust products.

Shopping at Monk's House 

Take away a memento of your visit from our unique little shop.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Monk's House on the National Trust Collections website