ITV Meridian: Campaigners protest over plans to drill at beauty spot

Guardian: New oil threat looms over England’s national park land campaigners warn

Eagle radio: Over 100,000 sign petition against Leith Hill oil drilling


National Trust: A Voice for Leith Hill art exhibition

BBC: The new swampies – living with activists in a fortress in the woods

[Note – the camp was evicted from the intended drill site in June 2017 but just moved over the road where it is still open for visitors and monitors the site]

Express: Fracking protestors dig tunnels to sabotage 18 week fracking bid:

Times: Anti-drilling protestors evicted from Leith Hill, Surrey

BBC: Leith Hill oil protests – bailiffs begin evictions

New Statesman: A blackness beneath the village green

BBC: Why I sleep in a fortress in the woods

Surrey Mirror: The battle for Leith Hill – oil exploration in the Surrey Hills


Surrey Mirror: 400 people form giant heart at top of Leith Hill in oil drilling protest.  

Abinger and Coldharbour Parish News:
Campaign update, protectors welcome.

Surrey Mirror
: Hundreds of people to walk to top of Leith Hill in anti-oil drilling protest.

Singletrack World: Big Oil Threatens Mountain Bike Trails

2015: Oil company refuses to rule out production from proposed Leith Hill exploration site. “It would be difficult to find a more unsuitable and inappropriate site for such a development”, Surrey oil drilling inquiry hears. No compelling need for oil site in Surrey Hills inquiry told.