Eltham Palace and Gardens

Please note, due to essential maintenance the basement, entrance moat bridge and some areas of the gardens will be closed until further notice. At this time accessibility to the palace is by stairs only and therefore it is not accessible for those with mobility aids. The Visitors Centre, Orchid House tea room and the remainder of the rooms will be open as usual. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. 

Guidebook: Eltham Palace

Price: £4.50

 Eltham Palace and Gardens

1066Hamo and Odo

Manor of Eltham held by Hamo, sheriff of Kent, on behalf of Bishop Odo of Bayeux.

Find out more about the history of Eltham Palace 

1296Bishop’s Manor

Antony Bek, Bishop of Durham, builds a grand manor house at Eltham.

Reconstruction of Bishop Bek’s manor house

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