Things to see and do at Monk's House

Join us in the spring, when we open again for the 2019 season, to see our beautiful garden display. Discover more about Monk's House below.

The Garden at Monk's House, East Sussex
sitting room at Monk's House, East Sussex

Monk's House 

The 16th-century cottage of Virginia and Leonard Woolf. Full of Bloomsbury treasures, the house reflects its owners and their guests which included T S Eliot and E M Forster.

Monk's House garden with Spring blooms and Church spire

The garden at Monks House 

Created by Leonard Woolf, this English cottage garden is gorgeous whatever the season.

Woolf's writing lodge with blossom and a statue

The writing lodge at Monks House 

With its incredible views and garden tranquility, it is not surprising that Virginia Woolf wrote most of her major works here?

" a woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction"
- Virginia Woolf
Virginia Woolf's writing desk at Monk's House

A Room of One's Own 

A thank you to everyone who contributed to our ‘A Room of Your Own’ installation in the year of Women & Power 2018.

Book conservation at Monk's House, East Sussex

What happens at Monk's House in winter? 

Find out more about our winter work