Westerham High Street - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT
Panorama showing the main road through Westerham in Kent. The picture shows a few of the old buildings and a couple of the pubs in the town.
Westerham High Street - FURTHER INFORMATION
Westerham High Street - Westerham visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Westerham High Street' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Kent.
Westerham is an old town, mentioned in the 1886 Doomsday Book as 'Ouistreham'. May people pass through the village as it lies on the A25, just south of the M25, between Oxted and Sevenoaks on the River Darent in Kent. For visitors, Westerham offers several old buildings, inlcuding the 14th Century St Mary's Church with some unusual features and the oldest example of the Royal Coats of Arms of Edward VI. Around the Green are various cafes and restaurants. The village is associated with Winston Churchill, there is a statue of him in the Green and Chartwell House, managed by the National Trust, is not far away.
Other nearby attractions include Quebec House, Squerryes Court, Downe House - home to Charles Darwin, and Hever Castle. The villages of Brastead, Sundridge and Ide Hill, are scattered around Westerham and all have some interesting old buildings.
TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE
Train: Oxted or Sevenoaks.
Bus: To Westerham Green from Sevenoaks or Oxted.
Road: Westerham is south of London, just beyond the M25 on the junction of the A233 and A25.