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Leatherhead is a town found in the county of Surrey. It is situated on the right bank of the River Mole and at the edge of the city of London. It has historical records going back to Anglo Saxon England, making it a historical town. The town in 21 miles from Central London and is 13 miles away from Guilford.

Leatherhead is a popular place for those looking to be well connected to London but also want cheaper house prices and a more rural lifestyle. Leatherhead train station connects the area to London, with direct trains to Waterloo in around 47 minutes and to London Victoria in 48 minutes.

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Things to do in Leatherhead

Leatherhead is known as ‘The Gateway to the Surrey Hills’ and it provides many beautiful walks and a variety of attractions. Leatherhead has its own Museum of Local History, found at Hampton Cottage in Church Street. There is a beautiful medieval church of St Mary and St Nicholas. The fifteenth century tower overlooks the River Mole. There is an annual arts festival each year in October in Leatherhead where all aspects of the arts are celebrated.

Close to Leatherhead there are two major theme parks, Chessington World of Adventures which is just 8 minutes away and Thorpe Park that is 23 minutes away. On Leatherhead’s doorstep is Bocketts Farm Park, which is a lovely place to take kids, with lots of friendly farm animals, play areas for children and a fill programme of fun activities.

Schools and Education

Leatherhead has plenty of fantastic schools for residents to choose from. Some of the best primary schools in Leatherhead are St Peter’s Catholic Primary School and Woodlands School, both rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. Oakfield Junior School, The Greville Primary School, Eastwick Junior School and Leatherhead Trinity School and Nursery are all rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted. For secondary schools, St Andrew’s Catholic School is rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted and Therfield School is rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.

For further education opportunities there are many great institutes in the surrounding area, including Royal Holloway and the University of Surrey.

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Local Areas Nearby:

  • Fetcham
  • Tyrrell’s Wood
  • Ashtead
  • Givons Grove
  • Mickleham

Cost of living in Leatherhead

Leatherhead is one of the cheaper towns in Surrey. There are plenty of house options available to those looking to move to the area from Georgian houses and Victorian Gothic villas to new builds. The overall average property prices in Leatherhead over the last year was £608,753. Most of the properties bought in that time were detached houses, that sold at an average of £847,142. Semi detached properties in Leatherhead sold for an average of £521,201 and flats fetched around £269,712. The overall sell prices in Leatherhead have increased by 11% compared to the previous year.