Tom Cruise, A Star Of Hollywood, Chose To Reside In A Small, Unremarkable Uk Town.


Mission: Impossible actor and Hollywood star Tom Cruise spends some of his time in Biggin Hill, Kent on the outskirts of London, a town that was once home to Charles Darwin. A small, arguably unassuming town just outside of London is home to one of the biggest A-listers in the world.

Tom Cruise, the star of Mission: Impossible, has the ideal place to resort to when he wishes to flee the bustle of Hollywood and jump off huge cliffs in search of some gnarly video. Heading to Biggin Hill in the London Borough of Bromley is the storied fictitious jet fighter. The village is well-known for having an airport and an air show as well as being one of Greater London’s highest locations, reaching to a height of almost 210 meters.

Biggin Hill is home to 10,817 residents, according to the 2021 Census, and a military memorial museum that displays video footage of the airfield and surrounding areas during the Second World War. Nearby Down House in Bromley was home to evolution boffin Charles Darwin, with his former home now operating as a museum and shrine to his life.

Biggin Hill Airport is known both for its spectacular air shows and providing private planes to clients, which will come in useful when Cruise jets out on any adventures. According to an insider close to the actor he enjoys living in England and loves the culture.

“He’s American, but he has spent so much time here and has English heritage. Tom has only recently moved to this new home, which feels like it’s practically in the countryside. He sees it as his rural bolt-hole, away from the hustle and bustle of London where he had been before,” the pal said.

Biggin Hill is around an hour distant from central London by vehicle and public transportation if you want to follow in Cruise’s footsteps. If you want to stay for the weekend, the Caterham Travelodge and the Kings Arms Hotel in nearby Westerham are two of the less expensive options.

According to the Daily Mail, Cruise had a romantic relationship with England and even purchased a six-bedroom home in East Grinstead, West Sussex, which he later sold to the Australian musician Peter Andre. It has been widely conjectured as to why a member of the Hollywood elite has found himself in the community best recognized for its proximity to Gatwick Airport.


One suggested reason is that it is home to Saint Hill Manor, which was constructed in 1792 and was later bought by L. Ron Hubbard, who made it the British headquarters of the Church of Scientology. The stunning building sits in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and was home to the organisation’s founder. According to its website, he made “many of his discoveries” there.

Back in 2006, the Cruise forked out around £3 million on a sprawling 11,000 square foot house in East Grinstead. Since then, he’s been pictured in the county on many occasions and it is believed he even spent the first national lockdown in the town. While the acting legend’s whereabouts may be quite well-documented, fewer people know about the very ordinary life of his daughter. Isabella Kidman Cruise, 29, daughter of Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman, has resided in South London for a while with her British husband Max Parker.

The two have reportedly shared a pet reptile while residing in Croydon for a spell, according to My London. Bella Cruise was reportedly unwilling to reside in her father’s £342,000 per month London apartment in 2020, according to reports. Instead, Tom and Nicole’s adoptive daughter made the decision to settle in London because she felt that a life away from the spotlight was more suitable for her. The actor reportedly has a home in London’s historic Corinthia Residences, which features four bedrooms, an indoor pool, and breathtaking views of the city.

The posh pad is thought to be just a while away from 10 Downing Street in the heart of London, but it’s reported that Bella and her husband Max decided to relocate to Croydon in October 2017 so they could be nearer Max’s parents.