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Historic House Tour August

Hall Place & Gardens Bourne Road, Bexley, Kent

15 August 2022 Historic House Tour 11am (doors open at 10:45pm) £8 per person. Advance booking required Our passionate guides will take you around the historic house exploring how the house has evolved and changed with each owner since the 16th century. There might be a few secrets revealed too! You will have time after the tour to visit our exhibition galleries showcasing objects from the Bexley Museum Collection dating back to pre-historic and Roman times, as well as immersing yourself in WW2 Hall Place. Location: Our tours take place in the historic house, on the ground and first floor. Who [...]

£8

Code Name: Santa Fe Tour August

Hall Place & Gardens Bourne Road, Bexley, Kent

23 August 2022 Code Name: Santa Fe Tour 2pm (doors open at 1:45pm) £8 per person. Advance booking required Our passionate curator will take you around the historic house exploring how the rooms were used over 70 years ago to carry out top-secret work as part of Operation Ultra. Discover how American soldiers stationed at Hall Place – code name Santa Fe – intercepted encoded messages sent by the Germans. You will have time after the tour to visit our exhibition displaying GI veterans’ memories and declassified files that reveal the importance of their round-the-clock, top-secret work, which helped defeat the […]

£8

Adult Bat Walk – SOLD OUT!

Hall Place & Gardens Bourne Road, Bexley, Kent

25 August Adult Bat Walk 8.30pm (meet at 8.15pm) £14 adults only. Advance booking essential Join us on a dusk walk through the gardens to hear and see these nocturnal creatures. Bat detector supplied! Followed by tea and cake. Dress for the weather and for walking over uneven ground. Location:  Located outside in the gardens. Meet by the river, south of the historic house, use the large green gates to the house from the car park. Who would like this: Anyone with an interest in bats. Requires lots of patience and good observation skills. Bat sightings cannot be guaranteed as they […]

£14

Family Bat Walk- SOLD OUT!!

Hall Place & Gardens Bourne Road, Bexley, Kent

31 August Family Bat Walk 8.30pm (meet at 8.15pm) £14 adult, £10 for 10-16 year olds. Advance booking essential Join us on a dusk walk through the gardens to hear and see these nocturnal creatures. Bat detector supplied! Followed by tea and cake. Dress for the weather and for walking over uneven ground. Location:  Located outside in the gardens. Meet by the river, south of the historic house, use the large green gates to the house from the car park. Who would like this: Anyone over 10 years old with an interest in bats. Requires lots of patience and good observation […]

£10 – £14

Code Name: Santa Fe Tour September

Hall Place & Gardens Bourne Road, Bexley, Kent

20 September 2022 Code Name: Santa Fe Tour 2pm (doors open at 1:45pm) £8 per person. Advance booking required Our passionate curator will take you around the historic house exploring how the rooms were used over 70 years ago to carry out top-secret work as part of Operation Ultra. Discover how American soldiers stationed at Hall Place – code name Santa Fe – intercepted encoded messages sent by the Germans. You will have time after the tour to visit our exhibition displaying GI veterans’ memories and declassified files that reveal the importance of their round-the-clock, top-secret work, which helped defeat the […]

£8

Historic House Tour September

Hall Place & Gardens Bourne Road, Bexley, Kent

28 September 2022 Historic House Tour 2pm (doors open at 1:45pm) £8 per person. Advance booking required Our passionate guides will take you around the historic house exploring how the house has evolved and changed with each owner since the 16th century. There might be a few secrets revealed too! You will have time after the tour to visit our exhibition galleries showcasing objects from the Bexley Museum Collection dating back to pre-historic and Roman times, as well as immersing yourself in WW2 Hall Place. Location: Our tours take place in the historic house, on the ground and first floor. Who would […]

£8

Bexley Technical School for Girls Tour October

Hall Place & Gardens Bourne Road, Bexley, Kent

17 October 2022 Bexley Technical School for Girls Tour 11am (doors open at 10:45pm) £8 per person. Advance booking required Our passionate curator will take you around the historic house exploring how the rooms were used during the 1950s and 1960s as an annexe to the main school, as extra space was needed for classrooms. Discover how the girls were taught such lessons as Geography, Needlework and Music in a beautiful Tudor house. You will have time after the tour to visit our exhibition displaying school objects from times gone by. You can test yourself at the 11+ and see if […]

£8