Bromley North Zone 4 National Rail
Bromley South Zone 5 National Rail
The distance between Bromley North and South stations is just over ½ mile walking via East Street and High Street.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Edenbridge, Hayes, Oxted, and Sevenoaks.
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.
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 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 Edenbridge, Hayes, Oxted, and Sevenoaks.
A special page shows the best routes London to Chartwell.