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Eltham Palace and Gardens

  • Explore elegant Eltham Palace
  • Enjoy the glamour of this 1930s showpiece
Explore elegant Eltham Palace Enjoy the glamour of this 1930s showpiece Glamorous Eltham Palace Discover Eltham's Medieval history

Immerse yourself in 1930s Art Deco decadence at Eltham Palace, one of the most enchanting visitor attractions in London. Built by the wealthy Courtauld family next to the remains of Eltham Palace, childhood home of Henry VIII, it’s among the finest examples of Art Deco architecture in England.

The stunning entrance hall, marvellous panelled dining room, luxurious bathroom, and the magnificent medieval Great Hall, are just some of the highlights.

And with its beautiful gardens, and plenty of places for a picnic, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Full of wonderful surprises, Eltham Palace is the perfect choice for a great day out in South London.

Don't Miss

  • The brand new outdoor play area with an 'around the world' theme
  • The elegant Art Deco entrance hall
  • The family lemur's sleeping quarters
  • Virginia Courtauld's indulgent gold-plated bathroom



Events At Eltham Palace and Gardens

  • Awesome Archaeology

    Sun 27 - Tue 29 Jul 2014

    Get your hands dirty as you become a daring archaeologist on our mini dig for the day.

  • Gruesome Goings On

    Sun 03 - Tue 05 Aug 2014

    Ghastly gallows, horrific hangmen and terrifying torture – travel back in time and discover the painful punishments your history teachers won't tell you about!

  • Soldiers' School

    Sun 10 - Tue 12 Aug 2014

    Attention! Right you ‘orrible lot, it’s training time. Become a Home Front hero and be put through your paces at Eltham Palace.

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Court Yard, Eltham, Greenwich, London - SE9 5QE (Directions)


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