Bromley is busy town which great for shopping and within easy reach of the City of London. The town offers plenty of entertainment such as music, comedy, opera, musicals and ballet at the Churchill Theatre or films at the Empire Cinema. If you’re planning to eat out, the town has a large choice of restaurants and with many international cuisines so there’s something to suit everyone, and there’s a large selection of pubs, bars and live music if you’re out for the evening.
Shopping in the town brings numerous choices, with many well known national stores along with independent shops, and you’ll find intu Bromley here with a huge selection of stores, as well as several eateries. There are a range of conference venues for business in the town, including those at The Warren and Oakley House, and London City Airport is the nearest major airport, with Gatwick Airport and Heathrow Airport also not far away.
Bromley Car Hire
Wherever you are in Bromley, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Bromley car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
Among the places to visit during your time in and around Bromley, here are a few ideas:
Close to Bromley is the Grade I listed Down House, once the home of Charles Darwin, the famous naturalist. You can visit this building where the “Origin of Species” was written, along with the gardens and hothouse. There’s also an exhibition where you can learn all about Darwin’s life and works and see some of his personal possessions.
Just outside Bromley you can take a visit to this network of tunnels which were formerly mines for flint and chalk, between the 13th and 19th century, a storage place for ammunition during World War I and an air raid shelter in World War II, and visitors can have an interesting guided tour around them.
Horniman Museum and Gardens
Near to Bromley is this Museum which houses many interesting and varied collections such as an African Gallery with art and sculpture and includes fascinating masks and ancient Egyptian mummies. There’s also a Music Gallery with large collections of interesting musical instruments, and the Museum also has an aquarium where you can see many colourful creatures, and you can also explore the lovely gardens and enjoy the nature trail.
Just a few miles away from Bromley, you can visit this famous 19th century clipper ship in Greenwich. You can explore the ship and learn about its rich history sailing seas around the world and being in the tea and wool trade, and get a feel of life aboard the ship.
At this Leisure Centre you can enjoy a good range of activities and facilities, including a leisure pool which has features such as waves and flumes, ten pin bowling, a fitness suite which includes cross training equipment and weights, and the Centre has a number of different classes to take part in including yoga and pilates.
Jubilee Country Park
A short distance from Bromley you’ll find this Country Park where you can come and enjoy the peaceful surroundings. The Park has woods to explore along with grassland and is also a Local Nature Reserve with many species of plants and lots of wildlife.
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