Autumn Arrives at Polesden


Polesden Lacey, a picturesque Edwardian house that makes for the perfect country retreat. Soon, it’ll be time to say goodbye to the Summer, but Polesden Lacey are welcoming the Autumnal months with an abundance of activities, events and happenings. Let’s take a look…

Autumn Art

Let the gardens inspire you, run wild with your creativity and help create Polesden’s newest art installation. Collect the leaves that fall from the trees and add them to the seasonal sculptures that have sprouted up amongst the greenery.
Wednesday 11 September – Sunday 17 November, daily
Free (admission applies)

Wellness Walk

Fancy a mindful meander along the Polesden trail? Leave behind your busy life and simply step one foot in front of the other admiring the peaceful Autumnal scenes. Guide yourself through the gardens, enjoy the inspirational quotes along the way and take some time to yourself.
Starting Friday 20 September, daily until 2020
Free (admission applies)

Apple Pressing

There’s no better way to start the day than with a glass of crisp apple juice, that’s why Dorking Community Orchard will be arriving to the Polesden estate for a spot of apple pressing. Make your own, give it a taste and take some home for yourself!
Sunday 29 September, 10am – 3pm
Free (admission applies)

From Farm to Fork

An exclusive tour of the Polesden farmlands to discover what really happens, hosted by the 2018 ‘Farming with Nature’ winner, Steve Conisbee. It even includes a light supper to conclude.
Thursday 3 October, 3:30pm – 6pm
£27 per person, book online

Funghi Ranger Walk

Go for a guided walk, led by a Polesden Ranger, to discover the funghi that grows around the estate. Let us know what you find!
Sunday 27 October and Sunday 3 November, 11am – 1pm
£5 per person, book online


Polesden Lacey, Great Bookham, Dorking, RH5 6BB