Leith Hill Place
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Enjoy the music
Climb to the second floor to join our Soundscape tour - a shared experience about the life and music of Vaughan Williams. Part audio guide, part art installation, the tour gives an insight into the story of the composer and his music, placing it firmly in the context of this house and revealing something of the character of the man. Don't miss this unique experience.
Parking for the house is in the Rhododendron Wood car park RH5 6LU. From the car park, enjoy a leisurely walk down through the woods and over the field, 400m to the house. In wet weather, the route can get muddy.
Alternative car parks are at Windy Gap or Starveall Corner (not NT) or you can use the new Sunday Rambler bus service operated by Buses 4 U from Dorking Station. See http://www.buses4u.org.uk/ for details of this new service.
For those unable to navigate the terrain, please drop off at the house itself on Leith Hill Lane RH5 6LY. We always try to park those who can't manage the walk from the car park near the house, as well as Blue Badge holders.
The ground floor and grounds are level with wide doorways. There is no fully accessible toilet but there is a large WC on the ground floor.
Volunteer with us
Our friendly team are a whole new community who helped start this project from scratch. Join us and you too can take part and really make a difference. Email us to find out how to get involved.
The Rhododendron Wood was created in the late 1800s by Caroline Wedgwood of the illustrious pottery family by planting up two fields with rhododendrons and azaleas, many of which were specimens brought back from Asia. Why not stroll around on your way to visit Leith Hill Place?