seeking Jane Austen

A guide for the literary tourist, looking at the locations associated with Jane Austen, author of the novels Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Emma, Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion.

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Walk in the footsteps of one of Britain’s favourite writers and discover the villages,cities and houses which inspired her enduringly popular masterpieces.

What DID she look like?

Here are two representations of Jane Austen - one old drawing and one new waxwork. Read more on our Chat page.

(Picture on the left from BBC/Jane Austen Centre)