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Bromley North / South

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Bromley North Zone 4 National Rail
Bromley South Zone 5 National Rail

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The distance between Bromley North and South stations is just over ½ mile walking via East Street and High Street.

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Bromley Historic Collections ½ mile

Exhibition Galleries on the first and second floors of Bromley Central Library explore the history of the London Borough of Bromley. Highlights include objects from the Crystal Palace and finds from Roman Bromley. Temporary exhibitions programme. Tel. 020 8461 7170. Admission free.
Open M-S 0930-1700.
www.bromley.gov.uk

Bromley map

Down House, Home of Charles Darwin EH by bus then ½ mile

The ground floor rooms have been recreated as they appeared when Darwin lived here, including his study. The first floor houses an exhibition covering his life, scientific work and the controversy which it provoked. Gardens and the 'Sandwalk' where Darwin walked every day. Tearoom. Tel. 01689 859119.
Open Apr-Oct, Daily 1000-1800 (1700 in Oct). Nov-Mar, SSu 1000-1600.
www.english-heritage.org.uk
Bus 146 from Bromley North or South stations to Downe Church, then ½ mile. Daily, hourly, 19-25 minutes journey. Timetable available from www.londonbusroutes.net. Buses from Orpington pass Down House.

Downe map
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Biggin Hill Memorial Museum by bus

Biggin Hill RAF fighter station played a decisive part in the 'Battle of Britain' during the Second World War. The Museum tells fighter station's story through the personal experiences of those who served there and the community supporting them. The adjoining Chapel was built as a memorial to the aircrew who lost their lives during the War. Gardens and café. Tel. 01959 422414.
Open WThFSSu 1000-1700, last admission 1600.
www.bhmm.org.uk
Bus 320 from Bromley South station, or 246 from both stations, to 'Main Road, Saltbox Hill' (displayed and announced on the bus), watch for the replica Spitfire aircraft by the Museum entrance. 320 M-S every 12 minutes, Sun every 20 minutes, 20 minutes journey. 246 M-S ½-hourly, Sun hourly, 25-30 minutes journey. Timetables available from www.londonbusroutes.net.
Buses also operate from Hayes.

Biggin Hill map

Quebec House NT by bus

The childhood home of General James Wolfe. Exhibition on General Wolfe's victory at Quebec. Small garden. Tearoom. Tel. 01732 868381.
Open Mar-Oct, WThFSSu & BH 1100-1700, House from 1200.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk
Bus 246 from Bromley North or South stations to Westerham Green. M-S ½-hourly, Sun hourly, about 40 minutes journey. Timetable available from www.londonbusroutes.net. Buses to Westerham also operate from Hayes, Oxted and Sevenoaks.

Chartwell NT by bus (direct Sun & BH, 2 mile walk M-S)

The home of Sir Winston Churchill. The rooms and gardens remain much as they were when he lived there. Many of his paintings can be seen in the garden studio. Tel. 01732 868381.
Open Mar-Oct, Daily 1000-1700, House from 1130 by timed ticket.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk
Bus 246 from Bromley North or South stations to Chartwell grounds. Sun & BH only, hourly, about 45 minutes journey. On Mon-Fri you can travel on bus 246 to Westerham Green (see Quebec House above) then walk 2 miles or continue to Mapleton Road (½ mile walk to Chartwell) using bus Southdown PSV 236, every 2-3 hours, 4 minutes journey. 246 timetable available from www.londonbusroutes.net.
Buses also operate from Hayes, Oxted and Sevenoaks.

A special page shows the best routes from London to Chartwell.

Westerham and Chartwell map