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lovely second visit but...

As with before the house is nice to visit but it is more for the views and the tea room which makes... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Larkfield, United Kingdom
Interesting - worth visiting

We expected to spend an hour or two here but we ended up spending three and a half hours. We were... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
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Leith Hill Place Leith Hill Lane, Dorking RH5 6LY, England
+44 1306 711685
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was blown away by the impact this small house had on me. It was beautiful. Dedicated to the life of Ralph Vaughan Williams There were pianos, musical timeline, small tea room with homemade cakes. At the time of visit, there was an exhibition by Gillian...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As with before the house is nice to visit but it is more for the views and the tea room which makes us want to return.This was our second visit to Leith Hill Place and once again we had a lovely visit but felt a...More

1  Thank misslambx
Reviewed 18 August 2018

We expected to spend an hour or two here but we ended up spending three and a half hours. We were given an overview of the owners of the house (Wedgwood, Darwin and Vaughan Williams families). There is a most interesting timeline of how world...More

Thank Couple-Tadworth
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We visited this house yesterday. It’s certainly worth a visit but there isn’t a lot to see. There are amazing views from the terrace where you can sit and have a coffee. The house is being brought back to life and it will be very...More

Thank Noahsxwife
Reviewed 17 July 2018

It was a very hot day, when I arrived. I had to use my sat nav, as there were no signs for this place. When I walked in, the woman told me that a man would be giving a talk on the history of the...More

1  Thank ste141
Reviewed 13 July 2018

The National Trust have started to restore the former home of Vaughan-Williams and the Wedgewood family located in the beautiful Leith Hill woods. There was an interesting guide around the house and a moving recorded recital of the great man's music. Worth a visit if...More

Thank Colin D
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

You'll have a strange mix of emotions here. Walking around the house you get the feelings memories hitting you from when the house was a family home but you also get the visions of when it was a boarding school with children creating both happy...More

1  Thank Richwad
Reviewed 19 May 2018

The house is set in the most beautiful part of Surrey with views on a clear day of the sea - the gardens are lovely and some beautiful walks surround Leith Hill. The staff are really friendly and the kitchen provides some lovely homemade scones...More

Thank sharjahsuzy
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Visited with friends on a hot Bank Holiday Monday. Fairly long walk downhill from car park to the house, through rhodadendron woodland & pasture. The house is no great architectural gem, having been a boys school before it came to the National Trust. However, stunning...More

1  Thank northcardiffian
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Not the most fascinating of the national trust properties and I am not sure I would not have been upset if I was not a member and paid to visit as there is not a lot to see here. The history is interesting and the...More

1  Thank Marc G
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No, it is a museum.