About the area
Bromley is the largest of the London boroughs, promoting itself as the cleanest and greenest borough. Every year, it hosts the Biggin Hill Air Fair, held in June at Biggin Hill Airport, an important airfield during the Battle of Britain. Bromley is home to Crystal Palace Park, boasting London's largest maze, as well as the Crystal Palace Bowl. The latter is the venue for many summer concerts, including the Bank Holiday firework show, held in August, and the Best of Last Night of the Proms. Other attractions include Chislehurst Caves, with its remains of chalk mines said to date back to Roman times. Visitors to Down House, also in Bromley, can find out what the house was like in 1870 when the world-famous naturalist, Charles Darwin, lived there.
The borough of Bromley is a big town that used to be a part of the county of Kent. Today, it is a picturesque green area.
If you like shopping, we recommend you visit the Glades Shopping Centre. Here, a person can find virtually anything. The number of shops and their diversity is huge. The area also has an abundance of luxury pubs, bars, and restaurants.
As of cultural life, it is worth visiting The Churchill Theatre on High Street, which was opened in 1977 by the Prince of Wales and has some great shows.
The borough is the birthplace of many outstanding personalities such as H. G. Wells, the famous science-fiction writer.
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