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10.00am – 5.00pm (last entry 4.00pm)

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Painshill is located in Cobham, Surrey


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Painshill is a Masterpiece of Garden Design

Created in the 18th century by Charles Hamilton as a living painting, Painshill invites you to walk around a work of art and discover dramatic follies, calming waters and stunning views.

Painshill is regarded as one of the foremost and finest examples of the English Landscape Movement. A style of landscape design that has been described, by architectural historian Nikolaus Pevsner, as “Britain’s’ greatest contribution to the visual arts”. 

It’s a fantastic day out for all the family that’s full of heritage, beauty, adventure and outdoor fun.

A romantic landscape full of surprises awaits…

Explore Painshill

Discover the Crystal Grotto

On the lake in the centre of Painshill is a magical crystal grotto.

It is a feature of the 18th century landscape and has been painstakingly restored.

Discover it on our visit to the landscape, included in your general admission.

(Please note that the Grotto is closed on Mondays)

Family Fun



Painshill on screen

What’s On at Painshill

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One step at a time Event

One Step at a Time

February 4, 2024 - June 27, 2024
10:15 am - 11:45 am
Science and Curiosity Trail at Painshill Trails

Mr Hamilton’s Science and Curiosities Trail

February 10, 2024 - February 25, 2024
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Forest School Educational activities

Into the Woods: Parent & Child Forest School

February 23, 2024 - March 8, 2024
10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Where the walk

is a work of art