Eltham Palace and Gardens

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Please be aware that Eltham Palace and Gardens is CLOSED Thursday 17 April for a wedding. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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

  • Art Deco Fair

    Sat 10 & Sun 11 May 2014

    Surround yourself with art deco decadence and sample the splendour of the thrilling thirties at our darling fair.

  • Curtain Up for the Theatrical 30s

    Tue 27 - Thu 29 May 2014

    Leading men and daring divas needed for a once in a lifetime production! It’s a full house as you take to the stage 1930s style.

  • Grand Medieval Joust

    Sat 21 & Sun 22 Jun 2014

    See sparks fly as magnificent knights on horseback clash at Medieval England’s greatest event. Laugh at the naughty jester and soak up the sights and sounds of medieval encampments. Budding young knights can test their bravery in our training school too.

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


For just £39 a year, English Heritage members get free entry to our properties and exclusive discounts.


Suitable for weddings and corporate functions

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