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Have long wanted to visit here and was so, so fascinating and the enjoyment helped by the hugely helpful, knowledgeable and passionate staff / volunteers. English Heritage have gone to much trouble to preserve and present this house to ensure visitors get as much satisfaction...More
Down house was a fantastic place to visit. There was free parking on site and a fantastic little cafe with outdoor and indoor seating. Free audio guides were provided and gave a good picture of the significance of each part of the house - David...More
A pleasant country house with a well curated review of Darwin's life. One got a feel for his genius, humanity, and eccentricities. It is a remarkable story. It would perhaps be best in the summer when the garden is in full flower, but still was...More
We have been planning a visit to Down House since the summer and finally went last weekend. The staff were fantastic- enthusiastic and professional, especially the lady volunteering in the greenhouse.
The house felt a little claustrophobic however for the number of visitors which is...More
Took our grandson and a friend to visit they are not quite teenagers bring 11 but had studied Darwin in year 6.
House took some finding as there was a road closed.
We all found the house and garden of great interest .
Visited for some fresh air.
Pumpkin curving day for half-term week was on.
Love the history and walking in other people’s shoes.
Well kept house. Run by English Heritage.
Small tea room. I sat out in the courtyard. Catching the autumn sunshine.
Was just a...More
The home of Charles Darwin. Interesting to note that Down in this case is purposely spelt without an 'e' at the end whereas the village of Downe, about 18 miles south of London, is.
The staff were very informative and pleasant. You are not allowed...More
Although within London, this is a remarkably rural location, and can be visited by train and bus using Oyster card. The 146 goes once an hour from Bromley North (and South), and around every hour and a half there is the R8 to Orpington. The...More