Things to see & do

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Weekend inspiration

Go kick some leaves at Leith Hill in Surrey

Go kick some leaves at Leith Hill in Surrey

Leith Hill is surrounded by beautiful woodland and open countryside that's great for exploring. With peaceful pathways and wonderful views, it's perfect for a whole day's adventure or just an hour or two. Climb to the top of Leith Hill Tower, try the funny hats on along the way, or stay for a while in the bird hide at the Rhododendron Wood to see what you can spot. 

Leith Hill tower

Built in 1765 by Richard Hull, a man who wanted to see and be seen, the top of the tower is the highest point in south east England. Richard loved the tower so much he was buried under it.

Leith Hill Tower exhibition room

Exhibition panel at Leith Hill Tower

Climb half way up the tower to visit our newly-refurbished exhibition room, with fascinating tales of the tower and the man who built it, there's even a dressing-up opportunity for the children.

Bird hide

Look out for redwing - the UK’s smallest thrush - with its orangey flank

Th bird hide in the Rhododendron Wood is a great spot to sit peacefully and watch the comings and goings of native and migratory birds. Let us know what you've seen on facebook.

Stay at Henman Bunkhouse

Henman Bunkhouse at Leith Hill

Henman Bunkhouse provides self-catering accommodation for family holidays, recreational visitors, corporate groups and volunteers. It can accommodate large groups of people and has a fully equipped kitchen.