Since the recession, it’s been quieter than ten years ago, when it was uncomfortably crowded, and all high street retail is here. Admittedly, Bromley doesn’t lead the field when it comes to drinking holes.One great local is the Rambler’s Rest, situated by a cricket ground in leafy Chislehurst.Bromley Hall is an early Tudor period manor house in South Bromley, Tower Hamlets, London.Located on the Blackwall Tunnel northern approach road, it is now owned and restored by Leaside Regeneration.With rooms lovingly reconstructed, visitors can see what the house was like in Darwin’s day. This series of sculptures, now outdated, of dinosaurs and other extinct species were unveiled after the Great Exhibition and have been Grade I-listed since 2007. The old Bromley college, right, might sit on the high street but it is little-known locally.
These consist of a staircase, an original Tudor arched oak doorframe and the remains of the cellars of a structure pre-dating Bromley Hall itself.Bromley Hall fell into disrepair and was placed on the Buildings At Risk register by English Heritage.Bromley Hall was purchased in 2001 by Leaside Regeneration.The dance takes place each year in Abbots Bromley, a village in Staffordshire, England.The modern version of the dance involves reindeer antlers, a hobby horse, Maid Marian, and a Fool.