Carshalton Water Tower and Historic Gardens

Visit this stunning Grade II 18th century water tower and gardens. Read More


One of South London's hidden gems, this unique Grade II listed 18th century Water Tower was build for pleasure. The building has a plunge bath with stunning hand-painted Delft tiles, an orangery and a saloon for gambling.

The water tower is open regularly and it is also possible to have a guided tour of the gardens and visit the Hermitage, a restored Grade II listed folly.

Prices and Opening Times

Child Ticket £0.25 per ticket
Adult Ticket £1.00 per ticket

Water Tower

Adults £2, children free


Adults £1, children free

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Opening Times

Public openings of the Tower restart in 2017 on Sunday 23rd April. Please check the website for further information

Venue Details & Map

Carshalton Water Tower and Historic Gardens

St Philomena's High School for Girls
Pound Street
+44 (0)20 8647 0984
Public transport:
Turn right out of the station down to West Street, then turn left and walk to the mini-roundabout (junction with A232 Pound Street). The house is on the right.

Yelp Reviews

6.00 out of 5
based on 2 reviews

Top 2 reviews of Carshalton Water Tower and Historic Gardens

3.0 out of 5
23 June 2016
by Nickie C.

Almost at the end of the Thameslink you'll find Carshalton, with lots of green space, some ponds, many commuters, and the Carshalton Water Tower.

It's pretty much what you'd expect, a building designed to hold some water for a large house, with some original features and if you do a guided tour, a wealth of information to be had.

Most surprising is that they let you up on the roof, which in... more

3.0 out of 5
21 September 2008
by gfd1994

Great to look around a bit of history. historic gardens for all! more

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