Frequently Asked Questions

1. Who runs Hall Place and Gardens?

Hall Place and Gardens is run by London Borough of Bexley.

2. Do we have to pay to visit?

There is an admission charge to visit the historic house. The gardens, visitor centre (with displays on the history of the house and art gallery), Riverside Café and glasshouses are free to visit.

For an extra £2.00 on your ticket price, allows unlimited repeat visits to the house for 12 months

Admission is half price with National Art Pass and National Trust Membership.

Click here for more information on admission prices for the historic house

Click here for more information about what’s on in the historic house.

3. Do we have to book to visit?

There is no need to book to visit the house.

4. How much time should we allow for a visit?

To enjoy all that the house, galleries, gardens and nursery complex has to offer and visit the Riverside Café we recommend you allow at least 3 hours.

5. How can we get to Hall Place?

Click here to see the visitor information page for details of how to get to Hall Place by car, coach or public transport.

6. Is there a long walk to the house from the car park?

2 minutes from car park to visitor centre, on flat road surface and bonded gravel. Further 2 minutes from visitor centre to historic house.

There are two wheelchairs are available for use on site for those who find walking difficult. We also have two mobility scooters courtesy of the Bexley Association of Disabled People, that can be borrowed by those that are familiar with how to use them.

Click here to find out more about accessibility at Hall Place & Gardens

7. Is there any accommodation nearby?

There are bed and breakfasts in Bexley and two hotels close by (Marriott, Bexleyheath and The Holiday Inn, Bexley).

8. Is there wheelchair access?

All rooms on the ground and first floors are wheelchair accessible and are reached by lift. There is level access to the visitor centre where the tearoom, gift shop and accessible lavatories are situated.

There are a limited number of wheelchair-accessible paths through the formal gardens.

There are two wheelchairs are available for use on site for those who find walking difficult. We also have two mobility scooters courtesy of the Bexley Association of Disabled People, that can be borrowed by those that are familiar with how to use them.

Click here to find out more about accessibility at Hall Place & Gardens

9. Is photography allowed in the house?

Photography is allowed in the historic house. Postcards of the historic rooms are also on sale in the house reception.

10. Can you post my event tickets?

From 1 September 2016 we will be introducing a new charge for posting event tickets to our customers. If you would like your tickets posted to you there will be an additional charge of 80p per booking. Alternatively, all tickets can be collected from reception in the historic house at Hall Place & Gardens, 7 days a week 10am-4pm or on the day of the event.