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Milton's Cottage

Discover the only surviving residence of the poet, pamphleteer and parliamentarian John Milton - and the place where he completed his epic masterpiece, Paradise Lost. At this Grade I listed country cottage, where he took refuge from the Great Plague of 1665, you'll find a world-class collection of first edition books and pamphlets - as well as a unique literary garden planted with trees, flowers and fruits that are referenced in Milton's poetry.

NEW FOR 2023: Children's AR experience - chase the little devils around the cottage and take a selfie with one of them!
1st April - 29th October 2023, Wednesday to Sunday, 2 - 5pm (last entry 4.30pm).
Adults – £7.00
Concessions (students, universal credit & retired) – £6
Children under 16 – free
Carers – free
Parties of 15 or more – £6.00 per person
21 Deanway, Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire HP8 4JH
Contact telephone: 01494 872313 Call to check latest times or cancellations.