Terrace Restaurant serving hot and cold food

by Cornelius Johnsonoil on canvas, circa 164063 in. x 102 in. (1600 mm x 2591 mm)Purchased with help from the Art Fund, 1970Primary CollectionNPG 4759

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The proportion of households in the civil parish who owned their home outright compares to the regional average of 35.1%. The proportion who owned their home with a loan compares to the regional average of 32.5%. The remaining % is made up of rented dwellings (plus a negligible % of households living rent-free).

The recent race night done in conjunction with the Youth Club was a great success with £3,700 raised. Thanks to all who attended and our sponsors. Upcoming events: Tuesday  12th…

Field Hockey player, and Olympic Gold Medalist, Stephen Batchelor was born in Beare Green on 22 June 1961. 1996 Grand National winner, Rough Quest was trained for the race by Terry Casey at Henfold House Stables, in a farm close to Beare Green in Capel.[17]

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Amphitheatre (home to many of our open air theatre events)

Guided walks (by arrangement) with special rates (group visits only)

Capel Horticultural Summer Show Schedule for 2016

Capel Open Gardens on Sunday 19th June are being held in aid of Alzheimer’s research uK. The gardens will be open from 1pm to 5pm. The programmes, which will have a plan showing the Open gardens, will be available for £% in advance from Horticultural Society members, Patels Newsagents and…

The Old Manor House Garden (phase 1 opened by Her Majesty the Queen in June 2010)

The Walled Garden (producing fruit, vegetables and cut flowers for the Manor House and housing several plant collections)

In aid of our local schools.  Saturday 26th June 2016: 12 -3pm @ The Vicarage, 54 The Street It seems that Summer is almost here and where would be without our annual Vicarage Fete – part of the social scene, nestling inconspicuously between Wimbledon and Goodwood – and an opportunity…

The new Capel Parish Office and Community Hall are now open and ready for use.  If you would like to book the Hall, please call Hall Bookings on 01306 71…

On 26th April 42 of us set off for Michelham Priory in East Sussex and what a wonderful day we had. The weather was glorious (apart from two five minute downpours of sleet and snow). The Priory is a Tudor Mansion, but originally a Monastery back in 1229, surrounded by…

The lands are principally arable, producing good crops of wheat and oats, and the soil is also well adapted to the growth of timber. Broom Hall [sic][6] here is an elegant edifice, on the south-eastern confines of Leith Hill. The living is a donative [not a rectory], in the patronage of Charles Webb, with a net income of £84: the tithes have been commuted for £610.[7]

This year’s Capel Military Vehicle Show comes to Aldhurst Farm Capel, RH5 5HJ on the 2nd and 3rd July. It will feature an RAF Chinook helicopter, a historic Westlands Wasp,…

The Australian Garden, 2011 Chelsea Flower Show Gold Medal Winner. In Association with the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

Lots has been going on quietly behind the scenes as the pavilion project moves forward. Our in house fundraising has now gone past £20,000 and is fast approaching £@5,000. We…

On Saturday 16th April, some 90 Capel folk came to grips with the game of shuffleboard in the Village Hall. You haven’t heard of it? Well, we soon discovered that…

Good news for everyone in Capel who uses the pub and has been concerned about its future. The Area Manager has confirmed that the pub will be closing for refurbishment…

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Capel Cricket Club & Capel Football Club are holding a join New Year’s Eve Party in the Village Hall with funds going towards the New Sports Pavillion Fund. Bring your…

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Inspiration all the year round . . . Our beautiful 30 acre estate, first established in the late 13th century, provides a colourful and scented oasis surrounding a Georgian Manor House and Victorian Stables. It offers a unique opportunity to see behind the scenes at Greater London’s only Specialist College for those interested in plants, animals and the environment.

By 1848 there were 989 inhabitants over 5,522 acres (2,235 ha), of which 105 acres (42 ha) were common or waste. Lewis summarised Capel in that year as:

CAPEL CRICKET CLUB We are underway in the Cricket with matches starting from under 8s right through to the adult sections. There is plenty going on with both Cricket and…

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In February Norman Greenwood gave a very interesting, informative and sometimes eye-opening view ..of his time with the NSPCC as an inspector. In March Marie Brown from Inheritance Legal Services Limited in Cambridge gave us a very interesting and thoughtful provoking talk about Legal Advice in Later Years. This covered…

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Beare Green /ˈbɛər ˈɡriːn/[15] is a separate locality also within the same A24 bypass with a population of 1,323, made up of 607 households.[16] It is located about 1 mile (1.6 km) north of Capel; Beare Green's roundabout, to its north, is at one end of the A29 road to Bognor Regis on the English Channel. Holmwood railway station is just north of the settlement, within Capel civil parish and is south of South Holmwood. It is the next station towards London on the Mole Valley Line.

No more champagne, And the fireworks are through, Here we are, me and you, Feeling lost and feeling blue, It's the end of the party and the morning seems so grey, So unlike yesterday, Now's the time for us to say...

By the time this issue of the magazine is published the Neighbourhood  Plan Sites Meeting will have been held at Beare Green Community Hall on 26 January to enable residents…

Europa Oil & Gas Ltd submitted in 2008 a planning application to Surrey County Council to explore for oil and gas[n 1] [n 2][21] in Coldharbour but this was rejected by the Planning Inspectorate based upon a public inquiry in October 2012.[22]

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The large civil parish at the 2001 census had a population of 3,624, which increased by 208 over the following 10 years.[23][n 3]

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Filming and photography in the Gardens

Aside from the A24 road the village is served by Ockley railway station - considerably closer to Capel than Ockley itself as it was sponsored by a peer of Ockley, on the Mole Valley Line between Dorking and Horsham with direct services to London Victoria station and a change of train in Epsom possible for the service to London Waterloo.[25]