What's on inChigwell

Welcome to Chigwell

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Chigwell - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Chigwell to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Tourist Attractions

Tower of London

The Tower of London has been an integral part of British Royal history for nearly one thousand years. Only at the Tower of London can you marvel at the breathtaking Crown Jewels, stand on the execution site of three English queens, and hear the myths and legentds…

Cutty Sark

Come on board and put yourself in the shoes of the crew who sailed this world‐famous ship around the world over a century ago.The ship has been raised over three metres allowing visitors the unique and jaw‐dropping experience of walking underneath a 19th‐century sailing ship, the last surviving…

HMS Belfast

HMS Belfast served throughout the Second World War, playing a leading part in the destruction of the battle cruiser Scharnhorst, and also the Normandy Landings. In service with the Royal Navy until 1965, she was saved for the nation in 1971 as a unique reminder of Britain's…

Royal Observatory

The Royal Observatory, Greenwich formerly the Royal Greenwich Observatory or RGO was commissioned in 1675 by King Charles II, with the foundation stone being laid on 10 August.oday the buildings include a museum of astronomical and navigational tools, which is part of the National Maritime Museum, notably including…

National Maritime Museum

The 1.35 million visits recorded this year for the first time places the Museum among the top ten visitor attractions in Britain, with Grant‐in‐Aid per user now at its lowest‐ever figure of £2.55 per head from £3.53 last year. This year's Tintin exhibition has drawn in an increased…

Geffrye Museum

The Geffrye Museum is one of London's best‐loved museums. It shows the changing style of the English domestic interior in a series of period rooms from 1600 to the present day. The displays lead the visitor on a walk through time, from the 17th century with oak…

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