Are you a fan of the 19th Century

scientist, Charles Darwin?

If so, this website is for you!  

 

This website aims to draw together key publications, media and websites on Charles Darwin for the enthusiast.

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Make a trip to Darwin’s home at Downe (London Borough of Bromley), Down House.  For more information click here

 

Explore Darwin’s countryside around Downe, Keston and Cudham by following the Darwin trails and audio trails  

 

Explore Cudham and other places around the London Borough of Bromley using the Circular Walks.

 

Take the opportunity to explore the London Borough of Bromley, where Darwin lived for forty years.  Find out more about Bromley’s wildlife and places to visit here.

 

Get an impression of Darwin’s London by visiting the architecture of Upper Gower Street and Great Marlborough Street where Darwin lived. For more information click here 

 

Visit Kew Gardens, previously run by Darwin's friend Hooker.  Kew was founded in 1759 and has been collecting, cataloguing, researching and making information available about plants and fungi for centuries, including some by Darwin.  

 

Visit London Zoo, where Darwin observed animals.

 

Visit the locations of some of the societies Darwin had links with, especially the Natural History Museum where many of Darwin’s specimens are held. Click here for more information

 

Visit Westminster Abbey to see Darwin’s resting place.  For more information click here  

 

For a list of places around Britain linked to Darwin click here.

Want to be inspired by some of the places Darwin visited in the South-East?  Here are some ideas on where to visit!

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