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Surrey

Polesden Lacey

A 1,600-acre estate with elegant gardens, Edwardian house and plenty of room to play

Great Bookham, near Dorking, Surrey, RH5 6BD

The entrance to the house at Polesden Lacey

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Planning your visit

Three jazz musicians in suits playing instruments in the sunshine at Polesden Lacey

Upcoming Events 

Are you looking for a special day out? Find out more about upcoming events here. Whether it's something to do for the school holidays, a curator talk in the house, or a special performance, there's bound to be something for everyone.

Artist Luke Adam Hawker drawing a tree
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The Last Tree and The Art of Nature Exhibition 

From 27 April - 25 October 2024 join us for a special collaboration with best-selling author and renowned artist Luke Adam Hawker. Discover the beauty of nature through art as you view some of the most loved original illustrations and pages from his book ‘The Last Tree’.

A family walking in the gardens in spring at Polesden Lacey, Surrey
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Family-friendly things to do at Polesden Lacey 

With sunnier and warmer days on the horizon, we'll do our best to make sure you have the chance to soak up summer days at Polesden Lacey. From countryside walks to plenty of space to play, you'll be able to get closer to nature – and most importantly, have lots of fun.

Visitors and a dog in the parkland in autumn at Polesden Lacey, Surrey
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Visiting Polesden Lacey with your dog 

Polesden Lacey is a three pawprint rated place. Dogs are welcome in large parts of the garden and wider 1,600-acre estate at Polesden Lacey. Pick up a dog walkers’ leaflet when you arrive or download the guide before you visit.

Visitors taking part in a guided walk around Tarn Hows, Cumbria
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Group visits to Polesden Lacey 

Discover everything you need to know about bringing your group to Polesden Lacey, including length of visit, prices and how to book

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Visitor Map, House and Gardens 2023 

Explore what there is to do and see at Polesden Lacey.

A young child and her mother bending down to look at flowers in the Sunken Garden in May at Castle Ward, County Down, Northern Ireland

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