local
activities


 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.

St Leonard's
Annual Charity Show

Date: August 5th, 2018

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Located next to our lovely pub, Fickleshole Farm hosts the St Leonard's Annual Charity Show on Sunday August 5 – and it's a fantastic event for lovers of all things equestrian. Expect clear round jumping, working hunter, ridden and in hand showing and fun showing classes, plus an always entertaining dog show. 

biggin hill
festival of flight

Date: August 18th, 2018

Time: 9.30am - 5.30pm

The annual air show at Biggin Hill is an exhilarating family event for all the family, featuring modern and heritage aircraft and the world-famous RAF display team, the Red Arrows.

Enjoy this fantastic day out, on Saturday August 18 and Sunday August 19, followed by dinner at The White Bear - be sure to book well in advance.

Find out more: Biggin Hill Festival of Flight

biggin hill
heritage hangar

Date:

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

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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

Date:

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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