Hall Place and Gardens


Type:Historic House / Palace

Hall Place, Bourne Road, Bexley, Kent, DA5 1PQ

Tel: +44 (01322) 526574

Hall Place and Gardens


Hall Place is a Grade I listed country house built in 1537 for former Lord Mayor of London, Sir John Champneys. The Tudor house, that has recently been extensively restored, boasts a panelled Great Hall with minstrel's gallery. 17th century additions and improvements include a vaulted Long Gallery and splendid Drawing Room with fine plaster ceiling.

Set in award-winning gardens on the banks of the River Cray with magnificent topiary, enclosed gardens and inspirational herbaceous borders. In the walled gardens there are sub-tropical glasshouses and a nursery selling plants grown in the Hall Place gardens.

Free admission to house and gardens. Following restoration, new displays include an introduction to the house's history and exhibits from Bexley's museum collection. The new visitor centre offers a riverside tearoom and gift shop. Events programme throughout the year.

Find out more about Kent or see other attractions and places to visit in the county.

See here for other Parks and Gardens in the South East.

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  • Accessible Lift
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facility for service dogs
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access


  • On-Site cafe/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities - contact Commercial Manager Lynda Weaver 01322 526574
  • Event Venue
  • LGBT Friendly
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 3 hours
  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Can be packages by 3rd parties
  • Groups Accepted - Essential to pre-book guided tour and refreshments
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size - 12
  • Solo accepted
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups


Map & Directions

Road Directions

Hall Place is located at the Black Prince interchange of the A2, 5 miles from junction 2 on the M25 towards London. Signposted from A2 with brown tourism signs.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest rail connection Bexley BR.
Bus connections 229, 492, B15 & 132 to the foot of Gravel Hill.

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