Walk on the Wild Side - with Polesden's ranger

Explore the wider estate with Polesden’s rangers on our back stage tour. See the work we do to keep our country estate great.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

This is an off-piste, exclusive tour which will access areas not usually open to the public and truly gives you a feel for what goes into conserving our fantastic estate. A guided walk with a difference!.

The basics

Booking details
Call 01372 452048
Suitability
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
Sign up for this walk on the day at visitor reception and collect your wooden butterfly ticket - please note that there are only 10 spaces available. Then meet at the Bird Hide along Admiral's Walk.
What to bring and wear
Please wear sturdy shoes and bring a waterproof and if needed, warm layers.
Accessibility
The walk is an 1 hour 30 minutes with several optional interactive elements for all ages.
Other
Highlights will include - Species spotting with experts on the chalk grassland, understanding how our charcoal production project works and learn how to stack a kiln, visit one of our coppicing hotspots to see conservation in action and have the option to don a pair of waders and get into our ponds yourself!

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
27 March 2019 11:30 - 13:00 Available
1 April 2019 11:30 - 13:00 Available
3 April 2019 11:30 - 13:00 Available
8 April 2019 11:30 - 13:00 Available
10 April 2019 11:30 - 13:00 Available
15 April 2019 11:30 - 13:00 Available
17 April 2019 11:30 - 13:00 Available
22 April 2019 11:30 - 13:00 Available
24 April 2019 11:30 - 13:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Polesden Lacey
Email
polesdenlacey@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01372 452048

Upcoming events

Wellness Walks

Tue 26 Mar 2019
10:00-15:00
Take some precious time to yourself and get out on a fresh spring walk. Reflect and recharge on our inspirational and uplifting self-led trail, guiding you to stunning viewpoints around our wider estate.

Join us behind the scenes at Polesden Lacey

Tue 26 Mar 2019
10:00-17:00
This year we’re sharing the secrets that keep a country estate great, taking you beyond the scone.

New Pop-up Conservation Studio

Tue 26 Mar 2019
12:30-16:30
In our pop-up conservation studio you’ll be able to see how we care for pieces in our collection, from silver to priceless books and works of art. Have a go yourself – we’ll show you how.

Unseen Spaces Tours 2019

Tue 26 Mar 2019
14:15-15:15
We are continuing to work towards 'unlocking' more rooms in Polesden Lacey House, guest bedrooms, corridors, & the King's suite, for everyone to enjoy.

The Ramblers Walk

Wed 27 Mar 2019
09:30-11:00
Come and join us on a wonderful walk around the Polesden Lacey estate.

Walk on the Wild Side - with Polesden's ranger

Wed 27 Mar 2019
11:30-13:00
Explore the wider estate with Polesden’s rangers on our back stage tour. See the work we do to keep our country estate great.