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Eltham Palace and Gardens

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Eltham Palace Court Yard | Greenwich, London SE9 5QE, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Why, why, why, the same piece of music over and over and over. How many times can you play the same piece of music between 4pm and 9pm 4 nights a week. Too many! What is wrong with your technology department that they are unable...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sarahelensimmons
Reviewed 2 days ago

I throughly enjoyed our time at the gardens on Sunday evening. The walk just over a mile was lovely and very pretty and Christmassy. As you are given a time the walk is never over crowded which makes it even more enjoyable. We sampled the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank robert1gray
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place has an art deco addition to a great hall of a palace which just happens to be the one where Henry VIII grew up. The house is very interesting if you are interested in art deco architecture, which I am. The gardens are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LoveUnlimited
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can’t say we were very enchanted with this event at Eltham Palace. For £12 non members and £8 members there is a short walk around the grounds, which have been lit quite prettily. The walkways are very uneven and badly lit ironically. Dangerous for the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank victoriak687
EnglishHeritageTA, Social Media Champion at Eltham Palace and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to send some feedback regarding our Enchanted Eltham event and we are pleased that you found the lights pretty. The feedback on social media is overwhelmingly positive and the ticket sales have been very good. This year we have...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Been meaning for ages to visit here-good train service from London about 30 mins and nice walk-buses do pass Palace if u dont fancy walk.I went 5 October as weather was still warm then. Lovely Art Deco Palace with unusual items on display making it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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EnglishHeritageTA, Social Media Champion at Eltham Palace and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Simon, We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Eltham Palace and that you appreciated the unique nature of the building with it's unusual combination of medieval and art deco. Did you know that English Heritage take care of a number of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The palace has a very long history with its historical residents including Henry VIII, however it is the art deco interior design which makes Eltham Palace stand out. The decor and furnishings are incredible and any fan of the 1930s will appreciate the interior. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KazH-2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An enjoyable day but I feel it is rather overpriced. The buildings and gardens are lovely and the children enjoyed the playground. Not impressed by the cafe though.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pollyoppy
EnglishHeritageTA, Social Media Champion at Eltham Palace. at Eltham Palace and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are glad you enjoyed your day and we know that visiting historic properties can be expensive but please remember that a Joint Adult English Heritage membership is just £99, that's just £8.25 a month. You are able to visit over 400 properties for free....More

Reviewed 6 November 2018

Having rejoined English Heritage after a gap of four years my wife has been wanting to visit Eltham so now that we are members again we drove down on Sunday 4th and we both found the property well worth the journey as it was more...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank busterSolihull
EnglishHeritageTA, Social Media Champion. at Eltham Palace and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your recent visit to Eltham Palace and Gardens and that you are once again enjoying the benefits of your English Heritage membership. Perhaps you should return in the spring when the gardens will be full of colour once...More

Reviewed 22 October 2018

This is a reminder to look at reviews on here - for example the Evamaria whinge about the palace not the gardens shows the danger of democratising critical judgement because not to imagine the point of Eltham Palace/Hall is the art deco is to see...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Gulfstream229
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

As members of English Heritage we thought we would take my Mum out for the day and decided to visit Eltham Palace. We have been before but were quite taken with the place so it was lovely to return. The art deco interior is jaw...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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I am sorry, but I don't know that.
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Response from Trevor H | Reviewed this property |
Unlikely as it is a cafe for the Palace not a restaurant
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Susan W
23 April 2017|
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Response from Trevor H | Reviewed this property |
I think senior citizen is £13, children £8.60 (5-15)
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