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Things to do in Bromley

Large leafy borough on the outskirts of south London as it meets the North Downs

Known for...   Westerham Heights, Sundridge Park, Holwood House, Chislehurst Caves and Down House


Did you know...

  • Bromley-by-Bow was the site of a Benedictine nunnery, St Leonard's Priory, founded during the 11th century and destroyed by Henry VIII during the 16th century.



 

  Attractions

Petts Wood And Hawkwood FREE

National Trust - An oasis of peace and tranquillity only 13 miles south-east from the centre of London.
Chislehurst
BR5 1NZ

 

Home Of Charles Darwin (Down House)

English Heritage - Down House is a site of outstanding international significance. Here the famous scientist Charles Darwin lived.
Luxted Road
Downe
Kent
BR6 7JT

 

Chislehurst Caves

The caves at Chislehurst are a labyrinth of man made tunnels forming a maze covering over six hectares thirty metres below ground.
Caveside Close, Old Hill
Chislehurst
Kent
BR7 5NL

02084673264

Recommended by Andy Warren, Dover

 

Holwood House

The Holwood Estate was the home of William Pitt the Younger, currently privately owned.
Westerham Road
Keston
BR2 6HB

 
 

  Parks

Norman Park FREE

Park with childrens play area and sports facilities.
Hayes Lane
Bromley
BR2 9EF

 

Bromley Palace Park FREE

Ornamental gardens with lake, surrounding the former Bishop of Rochester's Palace, a Grade II Listed building dating from 1776.
Stockwell Close
Bromley
BR1 3UH

 

Church House Gardens FREE

Extensive ornamental gardens with lake, childrens play area and sports facilities.
Church Road
Bromley
BR2 0EG

 

Scadbury Park Nature Reserve FREE

Open common and woodland.
Old Perry Street
Chislehurst
BR7 6LS

 

Jug Hill Park FREE

Open common and woodland.
Main Road
Biggin Hill
TN16 3ED

 

Saltbox Hill SSSI FREE

Visit the valley that inspired Charles Darwin, and provided the naturalist with a perfect picnic place.
Hanbury Drive
Biggin Hill
Greater London
TN16 3EE

 

Elmstead Wood FREE

Woodland and childrens play area.
Elmstead Lane
BR7 5RL

 

Beckenham Place Park FREE

This is the largest green space in the borough, covering 96 hectares, with large areas of ancient woodland ideal for informal walk.
Beckenham Hill Road
London
BR3 1SZ

 

Northbrook Park FREE

The site of Northbrook Park was a field known as the Ten-Acre Field, although in fact it was nearer nine acres.
Baring Road
Grove Park
SE12 0NS

 

Downham Fields And Durham Hill FREE

The park is located next to the new Leisure Centre and outdoor sports courts.
Downham Way
Bromley
Kent
BR1 5NT

 

West Kent Golf Course Nature Reserve FREE

Superb area of chalk grassland, scrub and woodland, home to beautiful butterflies and swathes of orchids.
Milking Lane, Downe
Bromley
Greater London
BR6 7LB

 

Mottingham Recreation Ground FREE

Small open space.
Court Farm Road
Mottingham
SE9 4JH

 

Cator Park FREE

Park with childrens play area and sports facilities. The Pool river runs through the park.
Aldersmead Road
Beckenham
BR3 1NA

 

Crease Park FREE

Park with childrens play area and sports facilities.
Village Way
Beckenham
BR3 3JR

 

Blake Recreation Ground FREE

Park with childrens play area and sports facilities.
Beckenham Road
West Wickham
BR4 0LW

 

Chislehurst Recreation Ground FREE

Park with childrens play area and sports facilities.
Empress Drive
Chislehurst
BR7 5BG

 

Harvington Sports Ground FREE

Park with childrens play area and sports facilities.
South Eden Park Road
Bromley
BR3 3AT

 

Kings Road Recreation Ground FREE

Park with childrens play area and sports facilities.
Kings Road
Biggin Hill
TN16 3XX

 

McAndrews Recreation Ground FREE

Park with childrens play area and sports facilities.
Wickham Court Road
West Wickham
BR4 0RX

 

Home Park FREE

Opened in June 1901 the park takes its name from Home Park Lodge, a house that formerly stood nearby and gave part of its gardens.
Sydenham Road
Lower Sydenham
SE26 5JZ

 

High Elms Country Park FREE

Open common and woodland with visitor facilities.
Shire Lane
Orpington
BR6 7JH

 

Jubilee Country Park FREE

Open common and woodland with childrens play area.
Thornet Wood Road
Bromley
BR1 2LN

 

Farnborough Common FREE

Open common and woodland.
Locksbottom
Orpington
BR6 8NF

 

Forster Memorial Park FREE

It is unusual in that the central area of amenity grassland is surrounded by a ring of relict ancient woodland.
Whitefoot Lane
London
SE6 2NZ

 

Kelsey Park FREE

Extensive ornamental gardens with lakes, woodland and leisure facilities. Cafe, toilet, childrens play area, tennis, mini golf,.
Manor Way
Beckenham
BR3 3LH

 

Keston Common FREE

Diversity of habitats including wetlands, heathland, acid grassland and a variety of woodland.
Fishponds Road/Heathfield Road
Bromley
BR2 6JD

 

Padmall Wood FREE

Diversity of habitats including wetlands, heathland, acid grassland and a variety of woodland.
Croydon Road
Keston
BR2 8HW

 

Coney Hall Recreation Ground FREE

Childrens play area, skateboard ramp, teenage shelter, football, bowling, tennis, car park.
Church Drive
West Wickham
BR4 9JJ

 

Alexandra Recreation Ground FREE

Childrens play area, paddling pool (summer holidays only), football, bowling.
Alexandra Road
Sydenham
SE26 5NL

 

Churchfields Recreation Ground FREE

Childrens play area, multi-use court, football, skateboard area.
Churchfields Road
Beckenham
BR3 4QZ

Recommended by Tina Farley, Beckenham

 

Mottingham Sports Ground FREE

Childrens play area, multi-use court.
Grove Park Road
SE9 4NP

 

Shaftesbury Park FREE

Childrens play area, multi-use court.
Valeswood Road
Bromley
BR1 4QZ

 

Farnborough Recreation Ground FREE

Childrens play area, football, cricket, tennis, car park. outdoor gym.
Starts Hill Road
Orpington
BR6 8HD

 

Biggin Hill Recreation Ground FREE

Childrens play area, car park, football, multi-use court, skateboard park, teenage shelter.
Church Road
Biggin Hill
TN16 3LB

 

Poverest Park And Covet Wood FREE

Childrens play area, bowling, football, tennis, car park.
Footbury Hill Road
Orpington Cray Valley East
BR6 0HP

 

Croydon Road Recreation Ground FREE

Cafe, childrens play area, multi-use court, paddling pool (summer only, weather permitting), football, bowling, tennis, toilet.
Croydon Road
Beckenham
BR3 3QL

 

Well Wood FREE

Ancient, semi-natural woodland.
Layhams Road
BR4 9EA

 

Darrick Wood And Common FREE

Ancient, semi-natural and broad-leaved woodland, meadows, hedgerows and ponds.
Broadwater Gardens
Orpington
BR6 7UA

 

Goddington Park FREE

Childrens play area, bowling, football, cricket, rugby, tennis, car park.
Goddington Lane
Orpington
BR6 9DH

 

Priory Gardens FREE

Ornamental gardens with lake and childrens play area.
Church Hill
Orpington
BR6 0HJ

 
 

  Bowling

Orpington Palace Superbowl

Our Orpinton Palace Superbowl is located in the heart of Orpington town centre.
5-7 Homefield Rise
Orpington
BR6 0RT

 
 

  Cinema

Empire Bromley

Multi-screen cinema.
242 High Street
Bromley
BR1 1PG

 

Vue Cinema Bromley

Multi-screen cinema.
6 St Mark's Square
Bromley
BR2 9UY

03453084620

 

Odeon Beckenham

Multi-screen cinema.
High Street
Beckenham
BR3 1OY

03330144501

 

Odeon Orpington

Multi-screen cinema.
The Walnuts Shopping Centre
Orpington
BR6 0TW

03330144501

 
 

  Golf

Sundridge Park Golf Club

A stunning 36 hole golf course.
Garden Road, Sundridge
Bromley
Kent
BR1 3NE

02084600278

 

Bromley Golf Club

Golf Club.
Magpie Hall Lane
Bromley
Kent
BR2 8JF

 

Langley Park Golf Club

Golf Club.
Barnfield Wood Road
Beckenham
Kent
BR3 6SZ

 

Chislehurst Golf Club

Golf Club.
Camden Place
Camden Park Road
Chislehurst
Kent
BR7 5HJ

 

Cherry Lodge Golf Club

Golf Club.
Jail Lane
Biggin Hill
Kent
TN16 3AX

 

West Kent Golf Club

Golf Club.
West Hill
Downe
Orpington
Kent
BR6 7JJ

 
 

  Leisure centres

Pavilion Leisure Centre

Bromley town centre's Pavilion Leisure Centre has a leisure pool with wave machine and flumes, gym, exercise studios, soft play.
Kentish Way
Bromley
Kent
BR1 3EF

 

West Wickham Leisure Centre

West Wickham has an excellent swimming lesson programme and over the years has taught thousands of people to swim.
Station Road
West Wickham
BR4 0PY

 

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