Eltham Palace surrounded by the beautiful gardens and moat.

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Once a favoured medieval palace and then a Tudor royal residence, Eltham Palace was transformed by eccentric millionaires Stephen and Virginia Courtauld. Discover the Courtauld’s extravagant lifestyle as you explore their stylish home which incorporates original medieval features into an otherwise ultra-modern 1930s design.

The intriguing mix of historical features continues in the captivating grounds. Admire stunning herbaceous borders and planting and relax in the Rock Garden with its series of pools and cascades running down to the picturesque moat. Cross London's oldest working bridge and admire views of the house from the lawn. With plenty of wide open spaces, it's the perfect place to take in the fresh air, relax and play.

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
House and Gardens£17.30 per adult
House and Gardens£15.60 per concession
House and Gardens£10.40 per child
House and Gardens (1 Adult and up to 3 Children)£27.70 per family
House and Gardens (2 Adults and up to 3 Children)£45.00 per family

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.



  • Assistance dogs welcome
  • British Sign Language
  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impaired
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome


  • Coach parking - Coaches can drop off next to the visitor centre before being advised where to park.
  • Drop Off Point - Coaches can drop off next to the visitor centre before being advised where to park.
  • Facilities for Coach Driver - Eltham Palace also offer free entry for coach drivers and tour leaders.
  • Guided tours for groups


  • Free Parking - Free parking is available for members only.
  • Parking with charge - Parking charges apply to non-members. A large car park is signposted just off Court Road with plenty of spaces for cars and disabled visitors - please use Sat Nav postcode SE9 5NP to help direct you straight to the car park.

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Onsite Catering
  • Public toilets

Site Features

  • English Heritage Property

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted


Map & Directions

Eltham Palace and Gardens

Type:Sightseeing Attraction

Court Yard, Eltham, London, SE9 5QE
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  • Other AwardsVisit Greenwich Partner Visit Greenwich Partner 2021
  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

Opening Times

Summer (1 Apr 2022 - 31 Oct 2022)
Monday - Friday10:00 - 17:00
Saturday10:00 - 15:00
Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday10:00 - 17:00
Winter (1 Nov 2022 - 31 Mar 2023)
Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00

* Open daily in summer.
Open Saturdays, Sundays and school holidays during winter months.
Closed 25 December

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