Eltham Palace and Gardens in Greenwich
Eltham Palace and Gardens in Greenwich

Eltham Palace and Gardens in Greenwich

Eltham Palace and Gardens’ collection of historic sites spans six millennia and includes palaces, mansions, hill figures, castles, abbeys, industrial sites, Roman forts, and even derelict mediaeval settlements. The preservation of these locations and their collections for the benefit of current and future generations is at the heart of what we do.

Where can I find historical architecture in Greenwich?

English Heritage cares for over 400 historic monuments, buildings and places - from world-famous prehistoric sites to grand medieval castles, from Roman forts on the edges of an empire to a Cold War bunker.

From London to Northumberland, Yorkshire and Derbyshire to the Isle of Wight, our comprehensive travel guides include everything you need to know to plan a trip, including where to stay, how to get about, and, what to see and do.
Our ancient gardens are entering one of their most beautiful seasons as summer gives way to fall. The leaves change from green to brilliant reds and golds, while tiny fungi emerge from the undergrowth. Our gardeners are hard at work sowing bulbs, and harvest season is in full swing at our kitchen gardens.

Discover our top recommendations for the most beautiful gardens this time of year.

With the kids back in school and the summer vacations gone, late summer is the ideal time to take some well-deserved time off for yourself. There’s no better way to unwind than with a hot drink or delectable food in a tea parlour surrounded by old architecture. To assist you in locating the ideal location to rest your feet.

 

  • Membership costs from £4.75 a month allowing full access
  • Can bring a group of 5
  • Most events are free with bigger events having the cost on site

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