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Sunday December 17th 2017

The charming village of Bletchingley, which is of medieval origin is well worth discovering.  It is located on the A25 between Redhill and Godstone and only six minutes from junction 6 of the M25.  2 main line train stations are located within 6 miles of the village with direct access through to London and other destinations.  Its historic centre contains many attractive listed buildings.  Part of the village is located within the green belt.  The wide High Street originates from the market square that once used to exist there. 

Bletchingley is well known for its specialist antique shops. Its 5 pubs are all within walking distance of each other and offer a wide selection of menus and atmospheres. Other shops include a post office and newsagent, 2 local convenience shops; coffee shop; hairdressers and an Indian restaurant. The area is served by a very good local school and private school, a well serviced village hall and community centre.

St Mary's Church originates from over 900 years ago, with the tower, early Norman, probably being the oldest part of the building, about 1090.  At one time there was a spire which was destroyed in 1606 by lightning.

The Bowls Club, Football Club and Rifle Range Club all make use of the facilities at Grange Meadow. The newly refurbished skate park at Grange Meadow was built by the youth of the village and BAGaged and the latest addition to Grange Meadow facilities has been the new children's Playground which opened in November 2010. Bletchingley Players rehearse in the small building adjacent to Grange Meadow.

Hevers Pond, located at the back of the field adjacent to Grange Meadow is mentioned in the Doomsday Book.  It is spring fed and never been known to dry out (oral history recorded from 1850) when 80% of other Surrey ponds have dried out in drought conditions; and is home to many creatures including waterstick insects, scorpions, caddis flies, water snails, rare amphibians - frogs, toads and 3 species of newts including the Great Crested Newt.

The village also boasts a well maintained golf club and golf course.

The North Downs and Greensand Way are all within easy walking distance of the Village.  From almost anywhere in the Village you are only 5 minutes walk from some lovely walks in the countryside.

Bletchingley Parish Council Safeguards the Future of the Allotments in Little Common Lane

Thames Water wrote to the the Bletchingley Parish Council on the 24th August to advise us of their decision to sell their [...]

Youth Bus return to Grange Meadow

The Tandridge mobile Youth Bus returns to Grange Meadow after a long absence. The first youth bus session is planned [...]

St Catherine’s School Gardening Club wins Knights Plant and Life Award

As part of the ‘In Bloom' initiative Bletchingley in Bloom wanted to encourage children to take an interest in [...]

North Park Quarry Community Liaision Committee – Signed Terms of Reference

Following several months of productive dialogue between Sibelco UK and representatives from the Parish Councils of [...]

Bletchingley Village Fair

Bletchingley Village Fair

Thanks go out to the Bletchingley Village Fair Committee for a successful 'Circus theme' Village Fair held on the [...]

Changes to Local Bus Services:

SURREY COUNTY COUNCIL – PASSENGER TRANSPORT GROUP INFORMATION ON CHANGES TO LOCAL BUS SERVICES : As part of a new [...]

Bletchingley In Bloom update:

Bletchingley In Bloom update:

Last Saturday was Bletchingley’s final opportunity to tidy up the Village in preparation for Judging Day.  Litter [...]

Bletchingley Playground Friends Update:

Saturday 30th May – “Schools, Friends & Family Swimathon”– The final sum raised from the Swimathon was [...]

Bletchingley Skills Centre

Like everyone else in the village, Bletchingley Skills Centre has been busy preparing for Bletchingley In Bloom.   A [...]

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