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The Hermitage, Carshalton House

The Hermitage, Carshalton House, Carshalton, Surrey SM5 3PS View on map

Grade II listed garden folly, one of three in an historic landscape garden. This was designed by Charles Bridgeman for John Fellows c1716. It is built into the hillside situated on the south side of the mid - 18th century lake. The façade is stone and is designed in a classical manner.


Opening Arrangements

10 April - 25 September: first and third Sunday in the month 2.30pm - 5pm. Also open during London Open Garden Squares event and British Archaeology Festival. At all other times, and for groups and private hire, by appointment. See website for contact details.

Admission Charges

  • Adult: £3.00
  • Child: Free


Off of Pound Street, part of the A232 between Sutton and Croydon. Rail: Carshalton (5 minutes walk). Regular trains from various mainline stations including Victoria, Clapham Junction, Sutton, Wimbledon, Epsom and Dorking. Bus: routes 27, 157 to Carshalton.

Parking Spaces


Public car parks in Carshalton village.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes