Mole Valley

Properties and events in Mole Valley

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A Call to Arms: The History of the Surrey Yeomanry at Fetcham Park

Fetcham Park House, Lower Road, Fetcham, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 9HD
In person
Pre-booking not required

Fetcham Park is hosting 'A Call to Arms: The History of the Surrey Yeomanry' an exhibition featuring historic panels on loan from Dorking Museum. Visit the exhibition and explore the Grade II* listed building, Laguerre murals and private grounds.

A Stitch in Time

Rowhurst Forge, Fire & Iron Gallery, Oxshott Road, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 0EN
In person
Pre-booking not required

See inside one of Surrey’s oldest private homes and its adjacent working forge, with textile exhibits exploring this year’s theme of ‘Routes – Networks – Connections’.

A Walk on the Ancient Ermyn Way connecting Leatherhead to Stane Street and London

Ermyn Way - opposite entrance to ExxonMobil site. OS Grid Ref: TQ(51)/185.566, Ashtead, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 8UX
In person
Pre-booking required

A guided walk of the ancient Ermyn Way in Ashtead that will explore its historical features, both archaeological and industrial, and explore the biodiversity of the ancient boundary hedges.

All Saints' Church, Little Bookham

All Saints Church, Manor House Lane, Little Bookham, Surrey, KT23 4EL
In person
Pre-booking not required

Visit this ancient, Grade II* church in a beautiful setting with a 1,300 year old yew tree and see probably the finest set of hatchments in Surrey displayed in the church.

Ashtead Common

Ashtead Common Estate Office, Woodfield Road, Ashtead, Surrey, KT21 2DU
In person
Pre-booking not required

A guided walk over Ashtead Common led by Shaun Waddell, lead ranger.

Ashtead Rye Meadows Wetlands

1 Fairholme Crescent, Ashtead, Surrey, KT21 2HN
In person
Pre-booking not required

Rye Meadows is a special wetland site in Ashtead, which is the result of a 12 year programme to enhance the nature conservation value of the Rye Brook and its floodplain and to encourage and protect wildlife.

Betchworth Castle guided walk

Betchworth Castle, Reigate Road, Opposite Hilliers Garden Centre, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 1NY
In person
Pre-booking required

Guided tour of Betchworth Castle with a Museum guide, including access to the Castle enclosure.

Buckinghill Farm Tour

Buckinghill Farm, Beare Green Road, Beare Green, Dorking, Surrey, RH5 4PY
In person
Pre-booking required

A tour of a listed medieval hall house, dated 1415, under a Horsham stone roof with early 17th Century three storey parlour wing. The house is located alongside a private section of the ancient Roman road, Stane Street.

Buckland Windmill

Yewdells, Dungates Lane, Buckland, Betchworth, Surrey, RH3 7BD
In person
Pre-booking not required

Visit the only surviving wind-powered sawmill in the UK, a tiny windmill designed to support the on-site sawmill and woodyard. In the garden of Yewdells, a listed timber-framed cottage built in 1713 (not open).

Charlwood - Lowfield Heath Windmill

Lowfield Heath Windmill, Russ Hill, Charlwood, Surrey, RH6 0EQ
In person
Pre-booking not required

Visit a complete eighteenth century windmill and enjoy a self-guided tour and small exhibition about the restoration. Visitors are free to enjoy the grounds, TEAS & CAKES/bring a picnic. Toilet facilities are available. Guides on hand for questions

Charting the Changes

Junction Road, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 3HB
In person
Pre-booking required

From the earliest times to the present day, maps have depicted developments in the Mole Valley area. In this talk, we'll show a selection of such maps, looking particularly at the evolution of ‘Routes, Networks and Connections’.

Churchyard Connections with Nature

St. Michael and All Angels Church, Old London Road, Mickleham, Surrey, RH5 6DU
In person
Pre-booking not required

Join us to explore the churchyard at St. Michael and All Angels Mickleham and see what has been done to encourage local flora and fauna to thrive. Inside you can explore the ancient church and enjoy delicious home-made cakes and refreshments.

Combat Stress Open Day

Tyrwhitt House, Oaklawn Road, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 0BX
In person
Pre-booking preferred

Combat Stress is the UK's leading veterans' mental health charity, based in Leatherhead. We’re opening the doors at our South Hub for guests to have a tour of our treatment centre on Friday 6 September.

Creating with Clay the Roman Way, on Ashtead Common with Leatherhead Museum and City Rangers

Ashtead Common Estate Office, Woodfield Road, Ashtead, Surrey, KT21 2DU
In person
Pre-booking required

Visit the historic Roman Villa site at Ashtead Common National Nature Reserve to learn hands-on about how the local clay was used to make quality clay tiles and box flues which were distributed around the South East.

Denbies Wine Estate

Denbies Wine Estate, Bradley Lane, Dorking, Surrey, RH5 6AA
In person
Pre-booking not required

A self-guided tour across the Denbies Wine Estate, taking in the views and exploring all areas of the vineyard.

Discovering the Wood-Wide Web

Entrance to The Nower, Coldharbour Lane - junction with Harrow Road West, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 3BN
In person
Pre-booking required

A guided walk in search of the Wood-Wide Web, an underground network of fungal threads connecting trees and exchanging nutrients. We will search for these and other fungi on The Nower Local Nature Reserve, Dorking.

Dorking Brewery

Aldhurst Farm, Temple Lane, Capel, Dorking, Surrey, RH5 5HJ
In person
Pre-booking required

Discover the ins and outs of Dorking Brewery and its exceptional artisanal beer. Explore the who, what, when, where, and why behind this renowned brewery.

Dorking United Reformed Church: 'Walking the Way' display

53 West Street, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 1BS
In person
Pre-booking not required

Dorking United Reformed Church are pleased to be opening up our buildings and gardens for a chance to view the various displays that have built up over the 'Walking the Way' theme the church has been following for the last few months.

Dorking's Famous Caves

Caves entrance, beside the war memorial, opposite Waitrose, 33 South Street, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 2JZ
In person
Pre-booking required

4 tour of the caves in South Street can be booked on Saturday 14th September. A tour is a 45 min exploration of underground Dorking with expert guides.

Downs Solicitors

156 High Street, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 1BQ
In person
Pre-booking not required

Join us for Heritage Open Days at our law firm! Explore our enchanting secret garden space within our historic listed building. Discover the beauty and serenity of this hidden gem while celebrating our rich heritage.