Caxton House Garden Visit

3rd September 2020, 14:15 - 16:00

Caxton Garden visit

Thursday 3rd September 2020
2.15pm start – 5pm



You will be truly surprised when you enter this garden from its discreet entrance directly from the main road out of Reigate.  It is hard to believe that behind this seemingly urban frontage you will find a large garden and arboretum stocked with a wide variety of trees and plants.

This is a lovely large garden with its arboretum and two well stocked ponds. It is primarily a spring garden with a large collection of hellebores and spring flowers but still with plenty of interest at all times of the year. There are pots planted with colourful displays, interesting plants and a small Gothic folly built by the owner, herbaceous borders with grasses, perennials, spring bulbs and parterre. There is a new bed with wild daffodils and prairie style planting in summer and a new wildflower garden in the arboretum.

The walk through the garden is partly on paths but through the arboretum it can be on grass which could be wet, so please wear appropriate footwear and clothing suitable for the prevailing weather conditions. It is a relatively easy walk so should be suitable for all. Not suitable for dogs or children.

The cost of this event will be £5.50 for members and £6 for non-members, most of which is for the donation to the National Garden Scheme charity of which Caxton House is a member.

We will give you more precise joining instructions nearer the time.

This event must be booked in advance so we can limit numbers for everyone’s safety and to comply with Government guidelines.  Please don’t bring any additional people with you if they haven’t booked and if you need to cancel, please let us know.  You should not attend this event if you are feeling unwell or show any COVID-19 symptoms.  You may want to bring your own alcohol-based hand sanitiser, gloves and first aid supplies.  Face masks are optional.

We ask all attendees to follow the prevailing advice on social distancing during this event. If government advice alters prior to the event, we may implement changes or cancellation at short notice.

Booking is essential – please do not just turn up as you will be turned away.  At this time we are taking online or telephone bookings only.  We are currently not able to accept paper bookings. 

Any enquiries please contact us at or on mobile 07530 949302.

Cancellation Policy

1. Cancellation by Member
If you wish to cancel your booking please email our Coordinator at Any fee paid will be non-refundable, although the Society may in its entire discretion authorise repayment of all or part of the fee if, in the opinion of the Society, there are reasonable circumstances justifying the cancellation. If there is a waiting list for the event and adequate notice of cancellation has been given, our Coordinator will try to find a replacement booking and the Society may in its discretion refund all or part of the booking fee if the Coordinator is successful.

2. Cancellation by the Society
The Society may in its absolute discretion cancel any event by giving notice to the person, who has made the relevant booking. In such circumstances the booking fee will be fully refunded. The Society rarely cancels events, but it is sometimes obliged to do so due to circumstances outside its control or if insufficient interest is shown in an event.

Responsibility Statement

Please note that the Surrey Hills Society and its Event partners accept no responsibility for any loss, damage or personal injury during events. Participants are requested to wear appropriate clothing and footwear and take due care and attention. The Society uses photographs for our social media and on our website. If you are not happy to have your photo taken during this event, please notify us in writing prior to the event and make the event organiser aware on the day.

By continuing and making a booking you confirm that you have read, understood, and agree to the Terms & Conditions specified in our Cancellation Policy and Responsibility Statement, both of which can be viewed by clicking here


This event is fully booked. If you wish to have your name on our waiting list, please let us know via email or contact form.


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