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Leith Hill Surrey

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21 September 2020
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Heathland and mixed woodland owned and managed by the National Trust and Wotton Estate. Leith Hill is the highest point on the Greensand Ridge and, at 294 metres above sea level, is the second highest point in south-east England (the highest if accepting Leith Hill Tower's additional 19.5 metres).

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Gradients and gates make wheelchair access difficult in some areas.


National Trust car parks are available, such as those at Coldharbour cricket pitch and Windy Gap. Do not use The Plough parking spaces.

Opening Times

Open all hours.


Servery at Leith Hill Tower.

Key Areas / Routes

Duke's Warren provides the bulk of the heathland interest while Leith Hill Tower is the subject of a visible migration study and provides panoramic views across a number of counties.

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