Below is an update from the National Trust on the animal houses at Ridland’s Grove, Limpsfield Common regarding a temporary closure to the public of some of the houses…Continue reading “Ridlands Grove Animal Houses – Temporary Closure from Today”
We are incredibly lucky to have Limpsfield Common on our doorstep. This beautiful area of ancient common on the Greensand Ridge is owned by the National Trust and a mixture of heathland, woodland and open space, enjoyed by walkers, riders, golfers, cyclists, children and adults alike.Continue reading “A Friendly Invitation to Give Your Views on Limpsfield Common”
Easter is upon us, and starting from tomorrow, Palm Sunday, St Peter’s Church in Limpsfield Village and St Andrew’s Church in Limpsfield Chart will be a hive of activity with Easter services and other activities throughout Holy Week… Full list below. Continue reading “Easter Week Services in Limpsfield”
A year ago, Emma Hart, who lives in Edenbridge, but kept her ponies in Limpsfield Chart, decided with the encouragement of local landowner, Peter Goldsmith, to set up Limpsfield Rest & Retirement Grass Livery, a retirement and rest business for horses. Now many lovely retired gee gees are out to grass with some of the best views in Surrey! Continue reading “Limpsfield’s retired horses get the best views!”
The lovely White Mare Cottages on Stoneleigh Road that overlook Limpsfield Chart and the National Trust land were first built in the 1800s, but by the 1970s they had fallen into disrepair and become largely derelict.
A local resident and business partner acquired all four cottages in 1980 and set about rebuilding them. The photos were taken in May 1980 – 37 year ago – as building work started. Continue reading “Flashback Friday: White Mare Cottages, Limpsfield Chart”
Over the Easter Weekend, there will be some very special Easter Egg hunts around the “Homes for Woodland Creatures”, Ridlands Grove, Limpsfield Chart, in aid of the George & The Giant Pledge for The Royal Marsden. This is the charity pledge set up by the parents of courageous little cancer fighter, George Woodall.
Continue reading “Join Peter Rabbit’s Easter Egg Hunt for George & The Giant Pledge”
If you’ve ever wondered why there’s a Mill Lane and Mill Cottages on Limpsfield Chart, but were afraid to ask… well, it is the site of the Chart Mill which stood on the Chart until 1925. According to OckleyWindmill‘s history on Surrey mills, the mill on Limpsfield Chart was built around 1817 and is unique among Surrey’s mills, because it was the only one to have clockwise sweeps…apparently most mills sweep anti-clockwise… Continue reading “Flashback Friday: Chart Windmill, Limpsfield Chart”
An exciting new era beckons as The Carpenters Arms comes under the same management as Botley Hill Farmhouse and the White Bear in Fickleshole Lane, near Warlingham. Continue reading “An exciting new era for The Carpenters Arms”
Before we all close up shop for Christmas, a little note to say thanks very much for all the support for the Limpsfield website since its launch in October.
The aim of the Limpsfield website and related social media is to help maintain a sense of the lovely community of the Limpsfield parish area; to provide useful information for people who live in the parish; to promote Limpsfield’s businesses and attractions; sing about all the amazing people who contribute to the community and generally provide a little bit of insight into Limpsfield life!
The site, FB, Twitter etc is completely voluntary and managed in “spare” time and relies on Limpsfield residents and business owners for information, news and general goings-on in the area. If you want to be included, please email your business, organisation or events info, photos, what’s on and Flashback Friday photos to firstname.lastname@example.org. Everything is greatly appreciated, and as long as it’s relevant and appropriate, it will be included!
Constructive feedback is more than welcome, so let me know what you think about the site and if you have any suggestions for content!
Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy and prosperous New Year.