The White Bear enjoys a secluded location that some describe as 'the middle of nowhere', but there's always something to do nearby. Take a look at a few ideas below for activities and events in the local area.

The White Bear
Quiz Night

Date: April 28th, 2020

Time: 8pm

Join us from 8pm for a fun-filled evening raising money in aid Croydon night watch - helping homeless people around Croydon. Quiz entry: £2 per person.

biggin hill
heritage hangar


Time: Weekdays

The Heritage Hangar at historic Biggin Hill Airport is home to an incredible collection of Spitfires and other wartime aircraft, and the public can visit on weekdays for tours and the opportunity to Sit in a Spit!

The fleet is available to hire for displays, flypasts and even private flights.

Find out more: Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar

Home of Charles Darwin
Down House



A 14 minute drive away from The White Bear, you'll find the Home of Charles Darwin – Down House. Run by English Heritage, Down House remains much as it was when Darwin lived there. Among the highlights is Darwin’s Old Study, which contains almost every original piece of furniture and dozens of Darwin’s possessions, including some from his time on HMS Beagle. 

Find out more: Home of Charles Darwin - Down House

Leigh Mill
Clay Shoot


Time: From 10am, last entry 1pm

Taking place next door at Fairchildes Farm on the third Sunday of each month, this friendly clay pigeon shoot also offers beginner tuition and corporate day packages.

Don't forget to drop into the White Bear afterwards for well-earned refreshment!

Find out more: Leigh Mill Clay Pigeon Shoot

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We're famous for our juicy steaks, but there's plenty more on the menu to tempt you.

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wine list

Casual sipper, seasoned wine buff or somewhere in between? We have a wine for you.

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