Hall Place and Gardens
Hall Place is a recently restored Grade I listed country house built in 1537 for former Lord Mayor of London, Sir John Champneys. The Tudor house boasts a panelled Great Hall with minstrel's gallery and 17th century additions and improvements include a vaulted Long Gallery and splendid Drawing Room with fine plaster ceiling.
Set in award-winning gardens with magnificent topiary, enclosed gardens and inspirational herbaceous borders. In the walled gardens there are glasshouses and a nursery selling Hall Place plants.
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.
Opening Hours 2010
1 April - 31st October: Monday to Saturday 10am - 4.45pm and Sunday and Bank Holidays 11am - 4.45pm
1 Nov - 31st December: Monday to Saturday 1pm - 4pm and Sunday and Bank Holidays 11am - 4pm (during December the House is closed on Mondays and Sundays)
Visitor Centre operates the same hours as the Historic House but is open for an additional 15 minutes at the end of each day. House and Visitor Centre closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve closed at 1pm.
Gardens: Open throughout the year from 9am till dusk, closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day
- Toilet WC
- Picnic site
- Car parking
- Disabled access
- Baby changing area