West Horsley Place is an ancient estate with 300 acres of open land separating the Surrey villages of West Horsley and East Horsley, both of them featuring in the Domesday Book.
The central feature of the estate is the house known as West Horsley Place. Grade I listed, and with eight Grade II listed buildings in its immediate vicinity, all of them now in a very bad state of repair, it is of great historic importance. The estate and house belong now to the Mary Roxburghe Trust, a charity committed to restoring them to health.
From 2017 West Horsley Place will be the home of the renowned Grange Park Opera, previously in Hampshire.
The Mary Roxburghe Trust is delighted to announce that the Guildford Shakespeare Company’s 2018 Sonnet Walks will take place at West Horsley Place on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd April. There are 13 walks each day, starting at NOON – each walk lasts approx. 60 mins and are every 15 minutes. (no walk at 13:45). […]
Peter and Lizzie Cave to Take Part in Devizes to Westminster Canoe Race in Aid of the Mary Roxburghe Trust
A tenant of the one of the West Horsley Place cottages for many years, Peter Cave and his daughter Lizzie are taking part in the gruelling Devizes to Westminster Canoe Race this Easter weekend to raise funds for the Mary Roxburghe Trust. Peter Cave talks about his connection to West Horsley Place, his memories of Mary, […]
Local doctor Philip Marazzi has been photographing roe deer on West Horsley Place estate and has kindly shared his images and experiences with us. – How did you come to know West Horsley Place? I have been a GP in the area for over 25years and have always enjoyed walking on the estate paths. […]
The Mary Roxburghe Trust wishes all our friends and supporters a very merry festive season and a happy 2018. November and December have been full of activity at West Horsley Place. We passed an important milestone on 1 November when Guildford Borough Council’s Planning Committee voted to approve our proposals for changes of use […]
2017 has been a year of great activity and achievement at West Horsley Place. Most importantly emergency works started to the house and garden walls, and we were able to welcome the public to explore and enjoy the house and gardens over the Heritage Open Days weekend and West Horsley Place Food Festival. We took […]
The Mary Roxburghe Trust announce the West Horsley Place Attic Sale to take place at Gorringe’s auction house on 8th January 2018. The auction will be comprised of some 250+ lots from the house, attics, sculleries and outhouses of West Horsley Place. MRT trustee, Bamber Gascoigne explains: “It came as a great surprise in 2014 to […]