Austen is perhaps the best known and best loved of Bath's many famous
residents and visitors. She paid two long visits here towards the end
of the eighteenth century, and from 1801 to 1806 Bath was her home.
city is still very much as Jane Austen knew it, preserving in its streets,
public buildings and townscapes the elegant well-ordered world that
she portrays so brilliantly in her novels. Now the pleasure of exploring
Jane Austen's Bath can be enhanced by visiting the Jane Austen Centre
in Gay Street. Here, in a Georgian town house in the heart of the city,
the visitor can find out more about Bath in Jane Austen's time and the
importance of Bath in her life and work.
can find The Jane Austen Centre in the heart of the Georgian Town of
Bath between Queen Square and The Circus at:
40 Gay Street, Queens Square, Bath, England, BA1 2NT
01225 443000 (within UK)
+44 1225 443000 (international)
click here to
enter the Jane Austen web site...
Jane Austen is thought to have
lived in Trim Street for a short time, in what is now the beautiful
designer clothes store - KIMBERLY