Tanhurst Cottage in Leith Hill, Surrey

  • Leith Hill
  • 4 Sleeps
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Pets

What to Expect

The fairy tale surroundings of Tanhurst Cottage in Leith Hill are the perfect setting for a romantic couple’s getaway or for families looking to explore the Dorking area with their pooch by their side.

Surrounded by extensive gardens, the interior is homely and cosy with a Jøtul gas stove for extra comfort on cold nights when cosying up by the exposed brick fireplace when a glass of your favourite wine and TV show is on the cards.

The cottage itself is a luxurious experience with a large well maintained garden and charming character that runs throughout the property.

At A Glance

  • Two Dogs Allowed
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Green Scheme
  • Heritage Collection
  • Pub Within 1 Mile
  • Rural Location

Look Inside


  • Bed Linen
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Towels
  • Dishwasher
  • BBQ
  • Bike Storage

About Tanhurst Cottage

Tanhurst Cottage, located within the Tanhurst Estate in Leith Hill, has an enclosed half acre lawned garden, perfect for canine friends who like to stretch their legs and a pleasant outdoor seating area to while away the evening with your loved ones.

With a fully equipped kitchen and two double bedrooms, a house bathroom with over bath shower and a separate toilet, a holiday here is all about relaxation and being at one with nature.

Its large enclosed garden means the kids and pets can enjoy plenty of outdoor fun whilst the adults relax!

Map of Area

Things To Do in Leith Hill, Nr Dorking

Leith Hill Place and Tower are a must-see site simply for their links to Charles Darwin who undertook experiments in the ground of this now National Trust site. The highest point in the south of England, the heathland, woodland and farmland of the Surrey Hills are ideal for exploring with your dog.

The hamlet of Shere, just minutes away has featured in films such as The Holiday, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Bridget Jones, and The Wedding Date.

With a 13th century church, quaint tea rooms and a welcoming local pub, Shere is the perfect place to venture to when you fancy a walk out with your canine friend.

The town of Guildford, is just twenty minutes from Tanhurst Cottage by car and offers a wide range of shopping opportunities as well as restaurants serving international food, from Thai to Indian and everything in between.

The Guildford Farmers Market takes place once a month but there are two weekly markets held on Friday and Saturday for stocking up on fantastic produce and household goods for those who can’t stay for a whole month. Guildford is also home to a lido, indoor pool and the Spectrum Leisure Centre, ideal for those travelling with children who love a splash in a pool when on holiday.

Bocketts Farm, a working family farm, is less than thirty minutes from the cottage and offers a fantastic day out for all of the family. Dogs are allowed into the tea room area where water is provided for them.

There are several National Trust properties nearby including Polesden Lacey, an Edwardian country retreat and Clandon Park, severely damaged by fire in 2015 and now undergoing restoration work which you can see in action during your visit.

You can also visit Wakehurst Place the world’s largest seed conservation project combined with a botanical garden. Each of these is within a short drive of the cottage.

Our Thoughts

Tanhurst Cottage is the place to book if you are looking for somewhere to relax and unwind in front of a fantastic cosy fire with a good book, a glass of wine and your loved ones by your side.

With fantastic historical sites nearby, there are so many places to visit to enjoy a relaxed holiday in traditional English towns and villages.

Up to two dogs are allowed to stay at the cottage at any one time, and with grounds to match your dogs’ needs, you will see why the cottage is so welcoming to canine friends as soon as you arrive.

Relax as you sit in the patio area watching your pooch enjoy the half acre garden. Choose to dine in or out at your leisure for a relaxing stay at this beautiful cottage in stunning leafy grounds.
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Our Rating

Comfort and Equipment 92%
Location 92%
Cleanliness 95%
Value for money 85%

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