Merlewood is situated approximately one mile from the centre of Virginia Water on Hollow Lane and is signposted from Callow Hill, adjacent to the large house, Virginia Beeches.

Virginia Water is an affluent village in the borough of Runnymede. It lies on the Southern edge of Windsor Great Park and is the home of Wentworth Golf Club, Virginia Water Lake and Savill Garden. The 2 mile long lake is a popular destination all year round for walkers, families and nature lovers. With excellent transport links into London, it is easily accessible by road and rail.