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16 High Street
Chislehurst
Kent
BR7 5AN

Why move to Chislehurst?

Chislehurst is one of the starting points of the Green Chain Walk and as the gateway to the Garden of England, it is surrounded by National Trust land, yet in just 25 minutes by train, you're in the heart of London.

Some things to love about living in Chislehurst

Don't miss our Farmers' Market. It takes place on the third Sunday of every month in the High Street.

Take a lamp-lit guided tour of the man made labyrinth of tunnels that make up Chislehurst Caves.

Go and see the latest Hollywood blockbuster. There are cinemas in Bromley, Bexleyheath, the Greenwich Peninsula and Bluewater.

Kids will love the Barracudas Activity Day Camps that run during the summer.

The Chislehurst Fireworks Display is always popular with the locals. It takes place at the Chislehurst Recreation Ground with ticket sales.

A little bit of history

The exiled French Emperor, Napoleon III chose Camden Place to live with the Imperial family from 1871. Queen Victoria and her family visited and during this time Chislehurst became a very fashionable place to live.

Had his ill-fated 'This Is' It tour gone ahead, Michael Jackson would have moved into the 32 bed Foxbury Manor House.

Need to know

The Chislehurst Caves are made up of 22 miles of tunnels. They protected over 15,000 people during the blitz, and were later used as a music venue for the likes of Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones and The Who.

Shopping

With Bromley & Glades shopping centre a mile to the west, Bluewater shopping centre 15 minutes to the south-east and Sevenoaks Road retail park half a mile to the East you can be sure your every shopping need and whim will be met by Chislehurst. There are some fantastic local, independent shops too. Our faves are Fortuny and Bela for womenswear, Davina Boutique for women's designer clothing, Uno Ltd for menswear and Little Legs for your little ones. The Orangery offers home furnishings and interiors. Paper Lane has handmade greetings cards and stationery. After a hard morning's shopping, refuel at Wattens Gifts and Café.

FOR THOSE WHO LOVE THE OUTDOORS CHISLEHURST COMMON AND DUCK POND, SCADBURY PARK NATURE RESERVE AND HAWKSWOOD ESTATE ALL OFFER FANTASTIC SCENERY AND INTERESTING WALKS.

Transport

By Road:

The M25, A20 and London's South Circular roads are all within an easy drive. Gatwick airport is just 21 miles away, Heathrow 23 miles and City Airport less than 7 miles.

By Train:

London Bridge is just over 20 minutes away from Chislehurst Station and the journey to Charing Cross takes just half an hour. Additional local railway stations include Bickley, Elmstead Woods and Sundridge Park station. London Bridge, Charing Cross, Victoria, Cannon Street and Lewisham (DLR) are all easy commutes from the area.

By Bus:

Bus routes include numbers 61, 160, 161, 162, 269 and the 273. Night bus routes include the N136 which connects Chislehurst and Oxford Circus.

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