Eltham Palace  

Court Yard, off Court Road, SE9 5QE
1 Apr to 1 Nov: Mon to Thurs & Sun 10am-5pm | 1 Nov to 15 Feb: Sun only 10am-4pm
£10.20 (Adult), £9.20 (Concessions), £26.50 (Family), FREE (Under 5s), £6.10 (Under 16s)



Eltham PalaceRestored by English Heritage, this fantastic house boasts Britain's finest Art Deco interior and offers visitors the chance to indulge in the opulence of 1930s Britain whilst at the same time experiencing the solidity and symbolism of medieval London. Eltham Palace began to evolve during the 15th century when Edward IV commissioned the Great Hall, which survives today as a testament to the craftsmanship of the period. It boasts the third largest hammer beam roof in the country and hosted many royal occasions, including Christmas festivities for Henry VIII who grew up at Eltham Palace. Henry VIII was the last monarch to spend significant time at Eltham Palace before it fell into disrepair. Many of the buildings were demolished and the site was used as a farm. In the 1930s the Courtaulds, a wealthy couple, acquired the site on the understanding that they would repair and maintain the medieval Great Hall. They added a stunning Art Deco house, equipped to meet their every need, which boasted unique interior design and furnishings, coupled with the latest technology. This masterpiece evokes the style and glamour of the 30s and is complimented by lush landscaped gardens, including a moated area, the remains of Henry VIII's hunting park, and a sunken rose garden. Visitors can enjoy the fascinating blend of medieval and modern design in the Great Hall and the 1930s house, explore the gardens and moated area, and have tea in the 1930s kitchens.


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Events near Eltham Palace

Near Eltham Palace
La Vie Parisienne
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 8th and 9th June 2017 at 7.30pm-10.30pm & 10th June 2017 at 2.30pm-5.30pm and 7.30pm-10.30pm
Eltham Palace, Wythfield Road, SE9 | 2 minutes from Eltham Palace

Entertainment near Eltham Palace

Near Eltham Palace
The Bob Hope Theatre
London > Entertainment >
Wythfield Road, SE9 | 2 minutes from Eltham Palace
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Shopping near Eltham Palace

The best shops and markets near Eltham Palace
WH Smith
London > Shopping > Books
92 High Street, Eltham, SE9 | 4 minutes from Eltham Palace
A branch of Smiths is a fixture of practically every high street up and down the country. The chain sells stationery, magazines, books, greeting cards, gifts, ... More
London > Shopping > Health and Beauty
96-104 Eltham High Street, SE9 | 4 minutes from Eltham Palace
Britain’s largest pharmacy chain. Stocks prescription and over-the-counter drugs as well as a comprehensive range of health and beauty products. It also develops photographs at in-store ... More
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
132 High Sreet Eltham, SE9 | 6 minutes from Eltham Palace
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Restaurants near Eltham Palace

What are the best dining options near Eltham Palace London?
Eltham Lodge
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
The Clubhouse, Royal Blackheath GC, SE9 | 2 minutes from Eltham Palace
Eltham Lodge is a Grade I-listed building set in 110 acres of beautifully-landscaped parkland. It maintains many original features and houses the historical Royal Blackheath Golf ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Yak & Yeti - Eltham
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
86 Eltham High Street, SE9 | 4 minutes from Eltham Palace
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Pizza Hut
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
190 High Street, SE9 | 6 minutes from Eltham Palace
Cheap and cheerful pizza chain. Serves an array of thin crust and deep pan American style pizzas, as well as pasta dishes and salads. Family friendly, ... More

Education near Eltham Palace

Near Eltham Palace
Eltham Hill School
London > Education >
Eltham Hill Eltham, SE9 | 5 minutes from Eltham Palace
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Leisure near Eltham Palace

Eltham Palace gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Eltham Pools
London > Leisure > Fitness
Eltham Hill, SE9 | 6 minutes from Eltham Palace
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Pubs near Eltham Palace

The best pubs near London Eltham Palace.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Trafalgar Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Park Row, SE10 | 3.4 miles from Eltham Palace
The pub achieved notoriety selling whitebait (still on the menu) but now the Trafalgar Tavern is a refreshment point for the capital's many visitors. It's hardly ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gipsy Moth
London > Nightlife > Pubs
60 Greenwich Church Street, SE10 | 3.5 miles from Eltham Palace
in the shadow of the Cutty Sark , the grade I listed pub the Gipsy Moth has a large outdoor seating area, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jam Circus
London > Nightlife > Pubs
330-332 Brockley Road, SE4 | 3.8 miles from Eltham Palace
After a fire gutted the building in December 2012, Jam Circus re-opens on 7th November 2013 welcoming back Brockley drinkers with its wide selection of ales, ... More

Meeting venue hire near Eltham Palace

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Eltham Palace.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Eltham Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Court Yard, Off Court Rd, SE9 | Same location as Eltham Palace
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