Tanhurst Cottage

"Could not have dreamt of a more perfect cottage and location.... Leith Hill view at sunset was breathtaking. A place of solace."








Tanhurst Cottage

Nestled in a beautiful secluded garden, Tanhurst Cottage is the perfect rural getway. Spend the day exploring stately homes and rolling countryside right on your doorstop, followed by cosy nights by the fire.



  • The cottage is located right next door to Leith Hill Place and the Rhododendron Wood (National Trust).

  • Leith Hill Tower (also National Trust) is a short walk away. 


  • Perfect for couples and romatic breaks.

  • Securely enclosed garden for pets.

About the cottage


Tanhurst Cottage is located right next door to the National Trust's beautiful Rhododendron Wood and Leith Hill Place- the childhood home of composer Ralph Vaughan Williams, and the family home of Charles Dawin's sister Caroline Wedgwood. Leith Hill Tower is only a short 15 minute walk away with panaramic views,  great picnic spots and cafe.



Tanhurst Cottage is a beautifully furnished cottage with an open plan living/dining area with gas stove. Well-equipped kitchen. Ground floor bathroom with over-bath shower and seperate WC. Steeps stairs to first floor. Two double bedrooms. Large parking area. Pets welcome.


Property Features


Pet friendly, although pets are not allowed upstairs  


Tanhurst Cottage is intended for couples and families, and is not a party venue. Single sex groups (3 + persons) please enquire before booking. 



  • Well-equipped kitchen with electric oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge and washing machine.
  • Tumble dryer and chest freezer in outbuilding.
  • TV/DVD.
  • Storage heaters.
  • Gas stove fireplace.
  • Linen and Towels provided.
  • Travel cot and high chair on request.
  • Garden table and chairs.
  • Secure bicycle storage.
  • Decorated at Christmas.

 Ground Floor: Kitchen with step up to living/dining area.

Bathroom with shower over bath. W/C.


First Floor: Two bedrooms with double beds.

 Please note that this is an old cottage and the stairs to the first floor are quite steep.


Outdoors: Large secure garden. Outside seating area. 

Transport & Parking

The property can be accessed by car or taxi, but cannot be reached by public transport.

Off-road parking



Free wifi is provided. Mobile reception available.

Please note that this is a rural area with no fixed line broadband. The internet can be weather dependant.


Futher information

Maximum occupancy: 4. The cottage is semi-detached.