Local area guide

Living in Welling

Thinking about moving to Welling? Discover why it's a great place to live, fun things to do here, what the local schools and transport connections are like - and of course the most important thing of all: how much houses cost to buy.

Your guide to moving to Welling

Why Welling is a good place to live

Nestled in the bustling suburb of South East London, Welling is a delightful place to call home. Its favourable position makes for an easy commute, with many transport links to Central London, while simultaneously offering a respite from the city’s fast-paced life. Welling strikes an ideal balance of modern conveniences and historical charm. On a long summer evening, there's nothing like taking a leisurely stroll in Danson Park, or savouring a good book at Welling Library. From everyday amenities, such as shops and healthcare facilities, to recreational activities like golf, there's plenty to enjoy when living in Welling.

What's Welling famous for?

Welling is famous for two key attractions: the prominent Russian Gun and St Mary the Virgin Church. The Russian Gun, located at Welling Corner, is a carronade from the Crimean War, symbolising Welling's historical links with the Royal Arsenal. St Mary the Virgin Church, on the other hand, houses an impressive collection of 20th-century liturgical art.

Things to do in Welling

Welling overflows with destinations that are worth an afternoon visit. Fancy tea with a view? Head to the Severndroog Castle tearooms for a selection of dainty teas and baked treats. For a breath of fresh air, perhaps a packed lunch in Danson Park followed by a gentle boat ride on the lake. If competitive sports are more your thing, a round of golf at Bexleyheath Golf Club might be on the cards.

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Properties currently for sale in Welling

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Transport in Welling

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Local connections

National Rail
0.2 miles / 0.3 km
National Rail
1.2 miles / 1.9 km
National Rail
1.3 miles / 2.1 km
Abbey Wood
National Rail
1.8 miles / 2.9 km
National Rail
1.9 miles / 3.1 km
National Rail
2.1 miles / 3.4 km

Schools in Welling

Discover local primary schools, secondary schools and sixth form colleges in Welling.

Education in Welling

St Stephen's Catholic Primary School
Ages: 5 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Outstanding (2021)
Hook Lane Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2023)
East Wickham Primary Academy
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2019)
Welling School
Ages: 11 - 18 years old
Ofsted Rating: Requires improvement (2023)
Park View Academy
Ages: 7 - 19 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2023)
Danson Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2019)

Local pubs in Welling

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  • Plough & Harrow

    Welling, Bexley, DA16

    Proper Boozer, Pool Table, Charity Quiz Nights & Dart Board Teams for Pool and Darts play regularly. Large Garden

  • Foresters Arms

    Welling, Bexley, DA16

    Traditional family pub serving bar snacks. We are dog friendly and give a warm welcome to all. Large Beer Garden.