a station-by-station guide for UK tourist attractions


National Rail | station code HYS

Zone 5 National Rail

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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.
Open TWThFSSu 1000-1700, last admission 1600.
Bus 246 from station to 'Biggin Hill Memorial Museum' (displayed and announced on the bus). M-S ½-hourly, Sun hourly, 14 minutes journey. Timetable available from
Buses also operate from Bromley.

Hayes map 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.
Open Mar-Oct, WThFSSu 1100-1500, guided tours WThF.
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.
Open Mar-Oct, Daily 1000-1700, House 1100-1600 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 mile walk to Chartwell) using bus Southdown Buses 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

Emmetts Garden NT by bus then 3 mile walk

A charming garden with many exotic and rare trees and shrubs from around the world. Rose and rock gardens. Panoramic views. Spectacular bluebells from late April to early May. Café.
Open Mar-Oct 1000-1700. Nov-Feb, see website.
Bus 246 to Westerham (see Quebec House above) then walk 3 miles. Some footpaths may be muddy after wet weather. Upon arrival follow signs through the Garden to the Visitor Reception and car park.

Westerham and Emmetts map

London Bus Map (printed or digital)

London City Walks

Walk London Map & Guide, including Royal Parks and Thames Path

London Loop walking guide