We are hiring!

The Betchworth Estate is looking to recruit an Assistant for Betchworth Village Shop and Café.

Betchworth is a lovely village located at the foot of the North Downs between the towns of Dorking and Reigate. The Post Office, shop and café provide a vital service to this rural area.

The successful applicant will be front of house in the café and shop, delivering an excellent customer experience. A passion for good local produce, tea and coffee, and delicious cake is essential to ensure that the Betchworth Village shop and café is a vibrant social centre for the village and its surrounding areas.

A positive can-do approach and strong team spirit, with excellent communication skills are essential to assist our customers. Full training will be provided, although previous barista experience would be beneficial.

This role is hands on and requires Saturday working. A minimum of 18 hours per week will be offered, with more hours available to meet the festive season demand. The role has an immediate start date.

For further information or an informal chat, please contact Jo Bletsoe on 01952 582770.


Betchworth Post Office and Village Store OPEN AS USUAL!

Betchworth Post Office and Shop remains open as usual to support you during the COVID-19 pandemic; offering all Post Office services and your daily essentials.

We ask that you observe social distancing.



In light of the recent Government announcement regarding COVID-19, Betchworth Estate Office is closed. We are however, working remotely and still able to respond to your calls and emails.

For any queries regarding Accounts, please either call 07377025687 or email accounts@apleyestate.com.

For any other matters, please call Jo Bletsoe on 07377025686 or email assistantlandagent@apleyestate.com.


The Forge

Betchworth Forge is moving to a temporary home at Church Farm in Betchworth, while the Betchworth Estate renovates the old Forge building opposite The Dolphin pub on The Street. Church Farm can be reached via The Walled Garden and Common Field following the signs. The Forge’s contact details remain the same:  01737 844 846 or r.hazeltine@ntlworld.com.