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.
Emergency repairs taking place at Grade I listed West Horsley Place have led to an unexpected – and rather chilling – discovery. This week, a team of conservation experts assessing the most immediate conservation needs of the house – which has been placed on the Historic England At Risk Register – happened upon what could […]
An extraordinary amount seems to have happened at West Horsley Place over the past few months. We have welcomed the Grange Park Opera’s first season, hosted the West Horsley village fete and Heritage Open Days, and held the first West Horsley Place Food Festival. We have a wonderful corps of volunteers, helpers and supporters who […]
Fantastic British Food Festivals will be holding West Horsley Place’s first ever Food Festival from Friday 6th October to Sunday 8th October. The grounds form the perfect setting for the Food Festival, which will offer a fun day out for all the family with a line-up of top chefs and over 40 food and drink […]
The Mary Roxburghe Trust opened its Grade I listed medieval manor house and estate, West Horsley Place, to the local community on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 September to host West Horsley Village Fete and to participate in the 2017 Heritage Open Days festival. It was the first time in many years that the Fete […]
The Mary Roxburghe Trust is delighted to announce that Grade I listed West Horsley Place is now available as a venue for wedding receptions and private events in exclusive partnership with leading event manager and caterer rhubarb. This is the first time that this beautiful and historically important house and gardens have been available […]
The period from October last year, when I took up the reins as the first Director of the new Mary Roxburghe Trust created by Bamber Gascoigne, has been one of intense activity. It is, in every sense of the word, a start-up; a new trust, a new project, and a new vision for the future. […]