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Orpington

National Rail | station code ORP

Zone 6 National Rail

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Crofton Roman Villa ¼ mile

The remains of ten rooms can be seen. Displays of the excavations and villa. Replica Roman everyday objects.
Open Apr-Oct, TW 1000-1600. Also some Sun, see website.
www.karu.org.uk

Orpington map
English Heritage Membership
English Heritage Membership

Down House, Home of Charles Darwin EH by bus

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.
Open Apr-Oct, Daily 1000-1700. Nov-Mar, SSu 1000-1600.
www.english-heritage.org.uk
Bus R8 from Bus Station (East exit from Rail Station) passes Down House, watch for the EH sign. M-S about every 1½ hours, 20 minutes journey. There are no bus stops at Down House, please find a safe place to wait for the return bus. Timetable available from www.londonbusroutes.net.
There are buses to Downe Church (½ mile) from Bromley North/South.

pdf London Bus Map only £1

Downe map
Ordnance Survey Maps
Ordnance Survey Maps
Ordnance Survey Maps