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Notice: Follow the purple walking trail for displays of bluebells at Church Wood - they're not quite out at Frank's Wood yet. The Rhododendron Wood is starting to flower too.

Woodland, heathland, farmland and parkland set in the Surrey Hills

Leith Hill is the highest point in Southeast England and is set within the beautiful Surrey Hills. Its gothic tower rises majestically above the surrounding hills and from the top you can see sweeping views towards London in the north and the English Channel in the south.

Leith Hill has been popular with visitors since the Victorian times and you can enjoy similar pastimes today but with a modern twist; visit our tower and peer through the telescope or follow our self-guided trails through ancient woods, the scented Rhododendron Wood and across open heathland. 

There’s plenty of space for family adventures and many lovely spots for picnics too. Delicious light snacks are available from our Tower’s servery.

Leith Hill is within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and is home to an abundant wildlife. It’s also designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).

Visit and escape into the natural peaceful world around you...

Leith Hill Tower is open every day

Treat yourself at Tanhouse Farm Shop's servery at Leith Hill Tower

Climb to the top of the tower for an amazing view of south east England and treat yourself with a delicious hot drink and homemade cake from the Tanhouse Farm Shop servery at the bottom.

Bluebell watch at Leith Hill

Stroll amongst the carpet of bluebells © NTPL/National Trust

Bluebells are starting to appear in Church Wood on the purple trail. Park at Windy Gap car park RH5 6LX and follow the orange trail downhill to pick up the purple trail. Or follow the pink way marker posts from Landslip Carpark RH5 6HG down to Frank's Wood.

Easter Egg Fun

2014 Cadbury Easter Egg Trail Logo © NTPL/Cadbury

Sunday 20 April, 1pm - 4pm

Bring your own boiled egg for the great egg rolling race, egg diving off Leith Hill Tower and the egg and spoon assault course. Complete all the events and claim your Cadbury chocolate Egghead prize.

  • £2.50 per child
  • meet at Leith Hill Tower

Visit Leith Hill Place

Leith Hill Place © Andrew Butler

Once home to the Wedgwood family, often visited by Charles Darwin and childhood home of Ralph Vaughan Williams, Leith Hill Place has a unique story and lots of character.

Easter Egg Trail at Leith Hill Place

2014 Cadbury Easter Egg Trail Logo © Cadbury

Monday 21 April, 11am - 5pm

A fun Easter trail around the house and garden, suitable for ages 2 – 12. Gather all the clues and win a Cadbury chocolate Egghead prize.

  • £2.50 per child
  • starts at Visitor reception

Volunteer this year at Leith Hill Place

Leith Hill Place baking volunteers © Gabe Gale

Join our friendly team of volunteers in one of several hands-on roles: baking to car parking, welcoming to tour guiding; or maybe you have a specialist skill such as music, gardening or delivering family activities? Email Gabe Gale to find out more.


Events at Leith Hill Place

Leith Hill place singers in the Terrace Room © Gabe Gale

From children's crafts, to flower arranging and music concerts; join one of our events to escape the hurly burly of life or for fun and adventure for your little ones.