Last updated on 20 April 10

Polesden Lacey

  4.0/5 (1 ratings)

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A Regency villa (1821-3), bought by an Edwardian hostess in 1906 and furnished with an Arts and Crafts garden by J Cheal & Sons. The long grass terrace walk dates from 1671 and was extended by the playwright Sheridan, who lived her from 1797-1816. The Edwardian garden has a series of walled and hedged enclosures with roses and herbaceous planting.
Address - Great Bookham, nr Dorking, Surrey, England, RH5 6BD
Opening times - Garden: all year, daily. Open 10am to 5pm (November to February closes 4pm or dusk if earlier). Different opening times for house.
Admission - Adult £7.40 (includes voluntary Gift Aid donation)
Website - Visit the Polesden Lacey website

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  • over 3 years ago Julian Gurney said

    plenty of interest in the gardens and a very interesting house. shame the children jumping in the trees and on the stone work could'nt appreicate the history to.


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