Coldharbour is the highest community in the south of England situated 4 miles south-west of Dorking in the centre of the Surrey Hills AONB. The village has around 240 residents and is served by Capel Parish Council and Mole Valley District Council. The village was designated as a conservation area in 1975 you can view a map of the area here.
A byway opposite the Plough Inn in the centre of the village leads up to the cricket pitch and sports pavilion and beyond to near the top of Leith Hill with its tower and servery. There are several large car-parks located on Abinger Road and Leith Hill Road around the hill with paths signposted to the tower.
At the village western end are the church, village hall and Memorial ground including a children's playground, with extensive southerly views across the Sussex Weald. The eastern end has extensive northerly views of the North Downs ridge and the site of the registered ancient monument Anstiebury Camp Hillfort.