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Woodland, heathland, farmland, parkland and Leith Hill Place, home of composer Vaughan Williams
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).
Whilst you're at Leith Hill, don't forget to stop in and visit Leith Hill Place. The house was the childhood home of English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams, was once owned by the Wedgwood family and was regularly visited by Charles Darwin.
Visit and escape into the natural peaceful world around you...
Leith Hill Tower is open every day
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.
Take a bracing walk
Leith Hill is a great spot to walk with friends and family. The tower, the highest point in the south east, is open every day, so wrap up warm and venture out for some fresh air.
Volunteer at Leith Hill Place
Join our friendly team of volunteers in one of several hands-on roles. Find out more at our volunteer information session on Sat 7 March. Email us to find out more and book a place.