Bexley is located in the London Borough of Bexley, on the banks of River Cray, in the south-eastern part of Greater London.
Bexley is encircled by several places, like the Royal Borough of Greenwich on the west; London Borough of Bromley on the south; London Borough of Havering on the north; Thurrock in Essex on the north-east; Dartford Borough in Kent on the east and Severnoaks district of Kent on south-east. So, you can understand that if you take cheap flights to Bexley, you can easily use it as the base to visit the surrounding areas as well. Moreover, you can also get some very good hotels in Bexley to stay at.
While you are staying in Bexley, do not miss visiting the Hall Place, a former stately house, which presently is a Scheduled Ancient Monument and Grade I listed building. It is located on the banks of River Cray, in the fringes of Crayford. The site lies on the north-east of Old Bexley and south-east of Bexleyheath.
Hall Place was built by the Lord Mayor of London in 1537. When you visit the building, you will be introduced to its history and also get to see the various objects and artifacts that have been brought from the collections of the Bexley museum.
Another building that is worth a visit is the Danson House, a Robert Taylor designed 18th century Palladian Villa. However, additions in its architecture were later made by Sir William Chambers. The house you will see is not the original one as it was later renovated and restored superbly. Today, it houses 18th century paintings, a bedazzling dinning room, a stunning bedroom, an elegant library Danson organ etc.
Danson Park, located near the Danson House, is 78 hectares of open land that was designed by Nathaneil Richmond. There is a 7.8 hectare lake situated at its centre, with a boathouse near it.
You may take cheap flights to Bexley to witness the sensational annual festival hosted by Danson Park. This festival is said to attract more than 30,000 people. With various kinds of stalls, rides and celebrity performances, this festival is truly an event worth witnessing.