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Jane Austen House – Chawton in Hampshire

For fans of Jane Austen, Hampshire holds a special place being both Austen’s home for many years whilst also no doubt influencing her writing. These days Hampshire’s centerpiece in its Austen Legacy is her old House at Chawton. From 1809 Austen, along with her Mother, and sisters lived in the house, near the village of [...]

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Highcliffe castle heritage center

Tucked just east of Christchurch is Highcliffe castle. A listed building the castle benefits from some fantastic grounds and beautiful architecture. Originally built in the 1830′s by Lord Stuart de Rothesay it has a rich heritage and boasts some nice touches such as gargoyles and stain glass windows. Open in it’s current guise since 1995 [...]

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