Betchworth Parish Council is very sad to hear of the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh. We send our deepest sympathy to Her Majesty The Queen and members of the Royal Family.

We will always remember the lifetime of service that His Royal Highness devoted to Her Majesty, our Nation and the Commonwealth.

The flag at St Michael’s Betchworth Church shall fly at half mast throughout the Mourning Period.

Residents and members of the community are able to sign an e-book of condolence which is available at

Julie Hardy
Chair, Betchworth Parish Council

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In and Around Betchworth

The village of Betchworth lies at the foot of the North Downs hills, between Reigate and Dorking. This historic village, which boasts a working forge along with a thriving pub, school and Post Office/shop is mentioned in the Domesday Book. Whilst many original characteristics of the village remain, it is within easy reach of London mainline stations, Gatwick airport and the M25.

Betchworth Village – View from the past

  • Betchworth, Village And Church 1900
  • Betchworth, The Dolphin 1900
  • Betchworth, Vicarage 1907
  • Betchworth, More Place 1906
  • Betchworth, Chalk Pit 1907
  • Betchworth, From The Church 1900
  • Betchworth, Post Office 1928
  • Betchworth, View From Betchworth Hills 1931
  • Betchworth, Village 1906
  • Betchworth, The Coombe 1928

Historic prints of Betchworth can be purchased from Francis Frith

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