Eltham Palace and Gardens, London

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Immerse yourself in 1930s Art Deco decadence at Eltham Palace, one of the most enchanting visitor attractions in London. Built by the wealthy Courtauld family next to the remains of Eltham Palace, childhood home of Henry VIII, it’s among the finest examples of Art Deco architecture in England.

The stunning entrance hall, marvellous panelled dining room, luxurious bathroom, and the magnificent medieval Great Hall, are just some of the highlights.

And with its beautiful gardens, and plenty of places for a picnic, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Full of wonderful surprises, Eltham Palace is the perfect choice for a great day out in South London.
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  • We took the train from London Bridge to Mottingham and a 15 min walk then to Eltham. Well worth it, even on a cold March day the gardens were lovely to walk round and the views across to the city...  more »
  • We really enjoyed our visit. The house is like a snap shot in time of the Coutald family. The rooms were beautifully restored and the audio guide was very informative Each each room introduced by a....  more »
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