Visiting the Water Tower
Visit Carshalton Water Tower to see for yourself this impressive building with the 18th century sunken bath, the remains of the restored water wheel and the view from the roof looking out over the grounds of Carshalton House and the surrounding area.
Usually the Tower opens on Sunday Afternoons after Easter until the end of September. This is subject to volunteers being available.
The Tower has now resumed Sunday openings from 2.30pm to 5pm.
The last opening of the season will be on 26th September 2021.
Water Tower Admission:
Usually a charge is made, but as a welcome back there will be no entry charges for the rest of the season for Sunday Openings.
Any donations during this time are gratefully received and will go into the upkeep of the Water Tower and Gardens.
In addition to the Tower, The Hermitage is open on the following dates
Please note; maintenance / restoration works may sometimes limit public access.
Information on any work which might be in progress will be posted on our homepage and Facebook.
If you require wheelchair access please contact the Friend's secretary, Mrs Julia Gertz, at least one day before your proposed visit as it will be necessary to access the site by an alternative route than West Street, which is a stepped entrance.
Once in the grounds there is a ramp into the Water Tower via the Saloon. There is a toilet in the Water Tower that is suitable for wheelchair users.
If you have any other questions regarding accessibility or access please phone in advance.