Welcome to Hall Place and Gardens

One of the South East’s best-kept secrets. This historic house and garden, rich in fascinating history, welcomes visitors all year round with a range of exhibitions and public events and stunning spaces for weddings and other celebrations. Garden entry is free.


General Opening Times 

Gardens April – Sept: 9am-9:30pm  (Gate by glasshouses closes at 5:45pm)


The Visitor Centre and Riverside Café opens from 9.30am – 4.30pm (Visitor Centre closes at 5pm)


The Historic House is open for pre-booked Guided Tours only.


NEW! London Butterfly Gardens – Open daily


Jambs Owls Experience are open Friday, Saturday & Sundays (plus Bank Holidays & Wed-Thurs in official Bexley school holidays)


The Miniature Railway run by members of the Welling & District Model Engineering Society, is open every Sunday in April – September. Please check out Hall Place social media for any additional run dates


Sorry, Local Byelaws prohibit footballs, dogs, fishing, riding bicycles, BBQs and the use of drones. Find out more here Local Byelaws pdf or Local Byelaws MS word doc

Please enter and exit the gardens via the main Stone Arch Gate and use the disabled parking near this gate if required.

Please follow signs on site in order to keep everyone safe and well

Contact us:  We apologise but staff are busy and may be unable to answer the telephone lines. Please email hallplaceenquiries@bexley.gov.uk  or for functions hallplacefunctions@bexley.gov.uk . 

Thank you and stay safe. _______________________________________________________________________________________

What’s on

London Butterfly Gardens – Opening 10th July 2024

Historic House Tours

Promoting Museum Service Hall Place

One house with nearly 500 years of history. Join one of the Historic House Guided Tours to hear all the gossip and stories

Event Advertising- Farmers Market

Farmers Market- First Sunday & Third Saturday of the month


Family Friendly

Come and have a run around and discover the Gardens.


Black silhouette of T-rex dinosaur

Tooth & Claw Garden Trail

August 2024. £3 per trail sheet


young boy holding live owl

Jambs Owls Experience 

Every Friday – Sunday (plus Bank Holidays & Wednesday-Sunday in school holidays)

Model Railway

Every Sunday afternoon from 31 March 2024

London Butterfly Gardens

Daily from 10th July 2024

Venue Hire

Private functions and corporate events in the South East with almost 500 years of history. Whether you are looking for a stunning venue for your wedding ceremony, a place host your entire day’s celebration or a party to celebrate birthdays and anniversaries, our dedicated team can help you plan every single detail making it a truly memorable experience.

Click on the Venue Hire tab on the main menu above to find out more.

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