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Chislehurst Area Guide

If you’re looking for a balance between bustling London and rural Kent, Chislehurst is quite possibly the perfect place to be. The town offers the fantastic cultural links of London and the tranquility of Kent all in one, with many wonderful green spaces for families and friends to enjoy together. The community spirit of Chislehurst is undeniable, and whether you’re at the Sidcup Family Golf centre or the Ramblers Rest pub, you get a sense of communal love and caring. If you’re looking for any further evidence of this, then just look at the many community groups and teams of volunteers. Whether you’re interested in the businesses of Chislehurst or the recreation grounds or the churches, you’ll always be welcome to get involved with the town.


With a population of just under 15,000 people, Chislehurst is big enough that you have an incredible selection of things to do and places to explore. But at the same time, it’s small and quaint enough that you can forget about the busy London hub which is just half hour drive away. For any commuters or West End addicts there is the A20 which will have you in London in less than an hour, or brilliant train links that will have you at Charing Cross in just 30 minutes! But that isn’t to say that there’s a lack of events to explore in Chislehurst, with brunch clubs, rock nights and historic churches; you can explore this beautiful town for days.


For those in need of a little retail therapy, Chislehurst has an incredible selection of independent shops and boutiques for you to choose from. If you’re looking for the ladies fashion or fantastic furniture Chislehurst has something to offer you. Or if you’re after the healthiest pet food, or gorgeous gifts alongside a 1920’s tearoom, this idyllic setting is still the only place you need to be.


Chislehurst is perfect for families and those looking to settle down in an idyllic location. For those with children, there are a variety of great state and private schools available, with additional choices of girls or boys only schools. Whatever you’re looking for for your child, you’re certain to find it in Chislehurst.


Parents can also relax in the knowledge that there are some great sites for children in and around Chislehurst, including a dedicated children’s play park in Chislehurst Recreation Ground. With classic elements like swings and seesaws juxtaposed with zip slides and obstacle courses, there’s something for children of all ages. If your little ones are feeling like exploring, you can take a wander through the Walden Woods and find the beautiful bear figures which stand tall no matter what the weather. If all this wasn’t enough, there are a variety of events throughout the year, including Halloween Pumpkin Hunts, the Fireworks Spectacular, and summer and winter fairs!


No matter whether you’re looking for your first home in Chislehurst or to expand into a larger house, Hunters is here for you, with a selection of only the best properties to rent and buy. Prices and sizes vary, so you’ll be able to find something that suits you perfectly. If you’re looking for a spacious and well lit flat, or a larger family home, or anything in between, Hunters is here for you.