Leith Hill - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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Leith Hill is one of the highest hill summit of the Greensand Ridge. It reaches 294 m above sea level, and is the second highest point in southeast England, after Walbury Hill in southwest Berkshire,. Leith Hill is the highest ground for 79 km. Four areas of woodland surrounding the hill comprise the 337.9-hectare Leith Hill Site of Special Scientific Interest, although the summit is excluded from this designation. One of the nice trekking destination and also you can spend some nice time he

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Leith Hill Place

Leith Hill Place

0.99km from Leith Hill

Leith Hill Place is an elegant 17th-century property, which was added to and improved in the 18th century by General John Folliot. It was an atmospheric house with panoramic views across the Surrey countryside, Leith Hill Place was the childhood home of one of England’s greatest composers, Ralph Vaughan Williams

The Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden - booked tickets only

Nestled in a woodland valley just outside the village of Ockley lies a sculpture garden unlike any other. Created over 35 years ago, The Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden exhibits an ever-changing collection of contemporary sculpture throughout the magical gardens. Surrounding a 15th century, Grade 2 listed cottage, the grounds have been lovingly restored and reinvented over the past 40 years by owner and renowned landscape designer Anthony Paul.

Polesden Lacey

Polesden Lacey

9.16km from Leith Hill

Polesden Lacy is a Regency house transformed into a superb Edwardian mansion by brewery heiress Mrs Ronald Greville. Today, you can visit the house to see the stunning décor, designed to impress; from the glittering gold Saloon to state-of-the-art conveniences like Mrs Greville's personal lift; and her collection of Dutch Old Master paintings, excellent examples of fine silverware, ceramics and maiolica. The 1,400-acre estate includes a walled rose garden, lawns, ancient woodland and landscape

Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

A beautiful hill which was stretching across a quarter of the county of Surrey and includes the chalk slopes of the North Downs from Farnham in the west to Oxted in the east. The highest summit of the Surrey Hills AONB, Leith Hill near Coldharbour, is 294 metres above sea level. It is part of the Greensand Ridge, which traverses the AONB from west to east, and is the second highest point in southeast England (Walbury Hill at 297 metres.

Silent Pool

Silent Pool

9.53km from Leith Hill

Silent Pool was probably an old chalk quarry fed by underground springs and would have been a precious source of pure water in days gone by. A popular place to visit with an eerie stillness looking out over the still water surrounded by the evergreen box trees. The outflow from Silent Pool runs into a second, adjacent, lake, Sherbourne Pond, created in the mid-seventeenth century. It was one of the iconic attractions in this area and also you can have a cool bath too.

Albury Vineyard

Albury Vineyard

9.71km from Leith Hill

Albury is a small, family-run biodynamic vineyard located in the beautiful Surrey Hills. Originally best known for their Silent Pool Rosé which was served on the Royal Barge to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012, Albury’s still and sparkling wines have since won numerous international awards and local accolades. The vineyard is located on the North Downs Way at the Silent Pool, rumoured to be haunted but well known for beautiful walks and cycle routes.

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Surrey is a county in South East England which borders Kent to the east, a very short border with East Sussex to the southeast, West Sussex to the south, Hampshire to the west, Berkshire to the northwest, and Greater London to the northeast. With about 1.2 million people, Surrey is the 12th-most populous English county, the third-most populous home county, after Kent and Essex, and the third-most populous in the Southeast, after Hampshire and Kent.

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