'Jane Austen was a happy visitor to the city where marriages were made and fortunes lost and where le beau monde was an inspiration for the novels time has made famous', writes Diana White, historian, author and guide on our two day festive jaunt to Jane Austen's Bath. We asked her to tell us more. 

‘Our Bath base means that we are uniquely placed to create truly evocative tours of Jane Austen’s world,' states our website proudly. Austen certainly embodies one end of the spectrum of early-nineteenth century fiction, that of romance and satire. But did you know that Bath also played host to another novelist who wrote the defining

In honour of Jane Austen's birthday, Dr. Gabrielle Malcolm, our guest blogger, editor of Fan Phenomena: Jane Austen (2016) and author of There’s Something About Darcy (2019) looks back to the day of her birth and imagines how, as an adult living in Bath, she might have celebrated.   

Jane Austen loved autumn walks in the Hampshire countryside, often covering five miles a day, so as the leaves turn from orange to yellow, our guest blogger Christine Hughes has been looking at how this most mellow of seasons inspired our favourite author