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Leith Hill

Coldharbour, Dorking, England
+44 1306 712711
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Great walk

This place is a must so peaceful we had a great walk to the tower though the woods went up the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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Great coffee and views!

There are lots of walks around Leith Hill and it’s always good to take in the tower during the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nick W
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Coldharbour, Dorking, England
+44 1306 712711
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place is a must so peaceful we had a great walk to the tower though the woods went up the tower very interesting place great views so pretty .

Thank Dancing47
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are lots of walks around Leith Hill and it’s always good to take in the tower during the walk. It’s the highest point around with great views north to London and south to the coast. Unfortunately when we were most recently there, last weekend,...More

Thank Nick W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A number of different car parks available. We chose Starveall Corner Car Park. It’s free, not too steep a walk to the tower. A small serving hatch at the tower gives way to a tardis of food and drink options. Climbing the tower is free...More

Thank SupermanRuns
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our favourite place for a dog walk in Surrey - just a shame that the cafe on the top has such fluid opening hours!

Thank djsdorking
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The short but steep walk up the steps from Windy Gap car par was well worth it for the fantastic view from the top. Also the site of a historic battle when the Saxons held back a Danish invasion. You can see why it would...More

Thank Restore_forests
Reviewed 13 December 2017

I visited Leith Hill on a snowy afternoon. It was a winter wonderland, you can get hot drinks at the tower, many trails to explore and you can see the house owned by Olivier Reed. Sadly the government want to allow fraking in this beautiful...More

Thank julesth0rn
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

There is a good trail up from the car park , note there are numerous small car par parks in this area , recommend a good pair of boots/ wellies at this time of year as the trek up to the tower is somewhat muddy...More

Thank _rogermain4
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

At 965 feet above sea level, Leith Hill is the second highest point in England and has an 18th century tower at the summit. National trust owned, this wooded area of countryside is less than 5 miles from Dorking and has stunning veiws of the...More

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

A good walk up the hill from the Car park greatly kicking the autumn leaves brings the child in you back to life The views from the top are fantastic and worth the effort

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Such an amazing 360 degree view from this tower. London on one side the Sea on the other. Breath taking views on a clear day. Def worth a visit and will be going again. An ideal haven for cyclists also.

Thank Sanna C
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15 October 2017|
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Response from Francesca Emma P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry ignore my last answer I’m pretty sure it’s cash only, it’s very small
25 September 2016|
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Response from GLond | Reviewed this property |
not aware of anywhere but doubt this would be allowed :(
3 August 2016|
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Response from Dorsetsue2 | Reviewed this property |
Leith Hill Place has access to toilets. Free for National Trust members, small charge for non members.