Buckley – St Matthews

About this Churchyard

St Matthew’s churchyard started life in the early 1800’s, so is a newcomer relative to other churchyards. The churchyard has a large burial ground that extends to the east of the church and there is a conservation area which started in 2013 and since then there has been an increase in the species of wildflowers like Pignut, Primrose, Hogweed, Cuckooflower, Germander speedwell, Meadow vetchling, Bush vetch and Common sorrel.

Key Features
  • Wildflower areas
  • Good accessibility
  • Peaceful space for quiet reflection
  • Wildlife Haven
  • Memorials with famous or infamous connections
  • Stones with stories
  • Fascinating monuments
  • Churchyard cross
  • Great for fungi
  • Birders paradise
  • Lichen haven
  • Lovely lychgate



St Matthews Church
116 Church Rd
Opening Times

The burial ground is accessible at all times.

The church building is open during services and during Hall use which is every day apart from Mondays.


Access is level with tarmac paths leading through the burial ground to the church building.


Toilets available at the Church Hall

Parking & Transport

There is a large Car park that surrounds the Church Hall.

There is a bus stop down the road from the church on Liverpool road, about a 3 minute walk.

Bus timetable 

There is Buckley train station a 25-minute walk from the church.

Train timetable


There are numerous café’s within the town. The closest is Carmelo’s café, which is about a 10 minute walk from the church.


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