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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.
Bus 246 from station to 'Main Road, Saltbox Hill' (displayed and announced on the bus), watch for the replica Spitfire aircraft by the Museum entrance. M-S ½-hourly, Sun hourly, 14 minutes journey. Timetable available from
Buses also operate from Bromley.

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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.
Bus 246 from station to Westerham Green. M-S ½-hourly, Sun hourly, 30 minutes journey. Timetable available from
Buses to Westerham also operate from Bromley, 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.
Bus 246 from station to Chartwell grounds, Sun & BH only, hourly, about 35 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
Buses also operate from Bromley, Oxted and Sevenoaks.

A special page shows the best routes London to Chartwell.

Do not confuse Hayes in south-east London with Hayes & Harlington in west London.

Westerham and Chartwell map