National Trust Chartwell Octavia Hill East Walk in Kent

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Walk Details
This walk celebrates the life of Octavia Hill (1838–1912). It is a walk to the picturesque village of Ide Hill and her commemorative seat, passing Emmetts Garden on the way back.

Octavia Hill was the founder of the National Trust in 1895, she was a social reformer, philanthropist, artist and writer. A remarkable woman, her vision has led to her being a major influence on our lives today.

TOG went along to film Julia Bradbury talking to Maggie Morgan about Octavia Hill and her influence.

Carpark: Cockshot National Trust carpark, Dorking RH5 6DG