Attractions and Places to Visit in Bromley
The London Borough of Bromley is the largest in greater London, covering fifty-nine square miles. Like many of London’s boroughs, it was formed in 1965 by the London Government Act of 1963 and was created out of the Metropolitan Boroughs of Bromley and Beckenham as well as the Urban Districts of Penge, Orpington, and Chislehurst.
Being the biggest of London’s boroughs, there is certainly plenty to do here, and we’ve found our top ten places and things you need to see here. Let us know your own favorite Bromley hot spots in the comments.
Charles Darwin's Down House
Discover the recreated bedroom of Charles and Emma Darwin more than 100 years since they lived here. With its unique place in the history of science and evolution, Down House, the family home of world-renowned scientist Charles Darwin, is a must-see.
The caves at Chislehurst are a labyrinth of man made tunnels forming a maze covering over six hectares thirty metres below the woodlands above. They were dug for chalk used in lime burning and brick-making for the building of London, also for flints to fire the tinderboxes and flintlock guns of years ago.
Biggin Hill Memorial Museum
St George’s RAF Chapel of Remembrance is a memorial to the fighter pilots who lost their lives flying from Biggin Hill sector during the Second World War. The museum has a vision to remember all those who made the ultimate sacrifice at RAF Biggin Hill and its surrounding communities.