Welcome to Buckland
Buckland is a picturesque village situated next to the North Downs, Surrey. It is known for its historic charm, beautiful countryside and proximity to Dorking and Reigate and provides a peaceful and scenic location for residents.
Buckland has a rich history which traces back to ancient times, and during the medieval period it was a small agricultural village. St. Mary's Church dates back to the 12th Century and features architectural elements including Norman and Gothic styles. Wotton House is a nearby estate with the house built in the 17th Century, it is also associated with John Evelyn, the famous diarist and horticulturist. In the 19th and 20th Century, Buckland experienced some expansion but retained its historic charm and character, with housing predominantly consisting of period homes and charming cottages.
Location and Transport
Buckland is well located, offering a rural setting whilst retaining access to local amenities. Nearby towns Reigate and Dorking provide rail connections to London and other cities, whilst Buckland itself is easily accessible by road with the M25 nearby.
Buckland has a range of amenities, including "The Pheasant", a welcoming country pub which boasts scenic views over nearby fields. St. Mary's Church is in the centre of Buckland and a focal point for the local community, as is Buckland's cricket club. Buckland also provides easy access to the North Downs Way, which offers a range of walks and options to enjoy the countryside, and Leith Hill, the highest point in Surrey, from which you can enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding area.