One place "to see" and four places to spend money!
The people of Petts Wood are incredibly well-presented. And that is because the village has a high proportion of places to get your nails/hair/tan done.
Full of natural history, the area is a haven for all kinds of bird, butterfly, amphibian and plant life.
Looking for somewhere to eat? Click here to view a full list of the local restaurants in Petts Wood.
‘If you can’t do it in Petts Wood, it isn’t worth doing’ is what they say.
Here’s our pick of five things you can keep yourself amused with for an hour or so in Petts Wood.
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Your whole family can travel back intime, on an exciting lamp-lit tour of the labyrinth that is...
William Willett, the leader of the movement to have British Summer Time recognised, is remembered in the woods with a stone memorial sundial. A similar stone memorial can also be seen in the Edlmann Memorial Wood for our donors Robert and Francesca Hall and for Colonel Edlmann, who saved this part of the estate from development.
Grade 1 listed Tudor mansion set in award winning landscaped gardens, with visitor centre, gift...
And when you’re starting to feel hungry, thirsty or tired then check out the best places to eat, drink and stay for the night. We love new suggestions to keep the site up to date and comprehensive, so feel free to send in all your local favourites.
We hope that you’ve found plenty of fun and free things to do in Petts Wood, if we’ve missed any of your local favourites then do let us know. We aim to be the best website to help adults, families and children find great new ideas for places to go and stuff to do in your free time. There’s hopefully something for everyone here of all ages and interests.
“Spring forward, fall backwards” is a saying many of us have heard and use to remember the change of clocks during the year. But how did the change come about and what is the link to Petts Wood?
The world’s largest maritime museum, filled with inspirational stories of exploration and adventure...
Iconic Arts and Crafts home of William Morris - writer, artist, craftsman and socialist
An exquisite architectural gem housing a world-class art collection. This former Royal residence is...
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Enjoy spectacular views whilst watching displays with eagles, hawks, falcons, owls, vultures,...
William Willett, the leader of the movement to have British Summer Time recognised, is remembered by a stone memorial. A similar commemoration can also be viewed in the Edlmann Memorial Wood for its donor, Colonel Edlmann, owner of the Hawkwood Estate before the Hall family, who donated the site to us.
Half the shops in Petts Wood are restaurants, especially on the posh side of the tracks (you’ll know it when you’re in it). The Village Fish and Chips in Petts Wood Road is one of the best chippies in the country.
An eclectic programme features a popular array of top-quality musicals, drama,comedy, dance,...
If the place runs Gift Aid on Entry, we'll offer you the Gift Aid Admission prices. But it's entirely up to you which ticket you choose. If you want the Standard Admission instead, just let us know when you come to pay.
Gift Aid Admission includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation. Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid* — an extra 25 per cent — potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.
Stand astride two hemispheres on the Prime Meridian Line and enjoy spectacular views over London at...
A large garden, moated by the River Darent, around the former chapel of a 13thC Commandery of the...
Things to do in Petts Wood
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Just 13 miles from central London, discover how Petts Wood and Hawkwood were saved from developers in order to keep the area with a country feel.
Get away from it all in the 62 acres of wildflower meadows and ancient woodland of Jubilee Country Park.
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Looking for places to visit? Click here to get a full list of all the attractions in and around Petts Wood.
Models of Otford's Tudor Palace and 19th Century local aviators' glider compliment changing...
The eastern part of Petts Wood - the Willett Memorial Wood - came to us in 1927. The Hawkwood Estate and the remainder of the woodland was donated to us in 1957, with the entire estate now covering 136 hectares or 338 acres.
Looking for a good night out? We have a full list of all the local bars, pubs and clubs in and around Petts Wood.
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Visitors to Beaver Zoological Gardens can see reptiles, tropical and cold water fish, Canadian...
For kids and families we’ve got soft play centres, indoor and outdoor activity centres, amusement parks, swimming pools, ski slopes, water parks, children’s farms, horse riding, pottery making, ice skating, sports centres, roller skating, go karting, paintball, climbing walls, ten pin bowling and much more.