Museums and historic houses

Down House: Charles Darwin’s forever home

September 6, 2015

When it’s chucking it down in London, there’s only one thing for it: drink a large mug of tea, don a waterproof (or six) and get yourself to a historic house. This Bank Holiday Monday, it was certainly chucking it down, so we set off for Down House: once the home of Charles Darwin and now one of the most charming historic houses in the capital.