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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

Important notice

Polesden Lacey is open as usual, please be aware that there are road works on Dorking road and Chapel lane. Please follow the diversion signs.

Planning your visit

Christmas scene, frost leaves with blue background and an open book with fairytale character coming out of the book

Plan A Fairytale Christmas at Polesden Lacey 

A perfect opportunity to make some wonderful Christmas memories to last a lifetime and get into the festive spirit together.

Visitors looking at the Treasured Possessions Exhibition 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.

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

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

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


Visitor Map, House and Gardens 2023 

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

Visitors in the garden in autumn at Stourhead, Wiltshire


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