Hall Place and Gardens

Hall Place and Gardens, Bexley: Tickets, Tours, Hours, Address, Hall Place and Gardens Reviews: 4.5/5

Hall Place and Gardens
4.5
Historic Sites • Architectural Buildings • Gardens • Educational sites • History Museums
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
Always special, always different. Located on the banks of the River Cray, Hall Place was once the country residence of Sir John Champneys a wealthy Tudor Merchant. Today you can explore the 500 -year-old house and it's award winning gardens, bring a picnic or relax at the Riverside Cafe. Exciting exhibitions and events make us the perfect destination for all the family. With extra attractions from our onsite partners All About Owls - Jambs Owls, or Bexley Butterfly House & Plant Centre you will be spoilt for choice. We can also cater for Weddings, conferences and unique events.
Suggest edits to improve what we show.
Improve this listing
Popular mentions

4.5
418 reviews
Excellent
214
Very good
152
Average
34
Poor
8
Terrible
10

L_K1509
London, UK1,000 contributions
Pleasant couple of hours
Aug 2021 • Couples
Having lived locally for a number of years I had kept saying I should visit.

The gardens have free parking and are free to enter. The formal flower gardens are pretty and relaxing to walk through. Then there is a large flat park area ideal for picnics, plenty of families creating a safe atmosphere.

The nice cafe with seating beside a pretty river Cray, the sound of the water is so relaxing.

The house was closed due to Covid, according to notices it costs £8.

Overall a pleasant couple of hours.
Written September 2, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Snoopjp
Kent70 contributions
Beautiful
Aug 2021
Really lovely area to visit for couples and families, the grounds are well maintained with plenty of areas for picnics. Be mindful of the geese wanting to share your lunch lol
Written August 31, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Barbara T
Abingdon, UK498 contributions
Lovely park, disappointing trail
Aug 2021
Lovely gardens and woodland to walk around, huge amount of space. Great for a picnic. But this year's trail was disaapointing - tiny fairy doors, up high in trees where little ones couldn't see them. And for the fairy trail we expected, at the very least, pictures of fairies. Informative signs and suggestions may be OK for older children, but not little ones.
Written August 21, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

kairenh H
Sidcup, UK80 contributions
Brilliant experince
Jul 2021
The gardens in Hall place were fabulous. We also visited the butterfly enclosure which was an absolute joy to have beautiful varieties of butterflies flying around us. Anuk was really friendly and helpful. We will be going back.
Written July 9, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Zing W
London, UK2 contributions
wont recommend
Jul 2021
Wont recommend. They charge £4 just to see few owls. Although entry is free. Not many benches to sit. People were not wearing mask even when walking closer in the gardens.
Written July 5, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Julie R
1 contribution
Waste of time
May 2021 • Family
We visited Dino May. It was only £2.50(plus 50p for a pencil) so didn't expect much. But it was absolutely rubbish. Maybe dinosaur models or something a bit more Interactive to hold the children's interest. Our 6 year old was not impressed.
Written May 31, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

mrswj2015
Greater London, UK79 contributions
A day of freedom spoiled
Apr 2021 • Friends
At last, freedom from lockdown albeit limited coupled with sunshine. What more could one ask? Maybe some understanding of the public mood and consideration from Hall Place. The formal gardens, the wisteria bridge and a large swathe of the parkland closed due to “damaged grass”! A lovely day spoiled by petty rules. There are paths we can use
Written April 15, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

elwick11
London, UK1,520 contributions
A place to chill out
Mar 2021 • Solo
The main building and cafe are closed at the moment but it’s a good place for an exercise walk with lots of waterfowl in their best colours pairing up for nesting. The well kept grounds and gardens have the daffodils and prunus/cherry type type trees just starting to blossom. There are seats and benches dotted about all around. The greenhouse is closed but the plant shop at the end is open and stocked with lots of well grown plants for sale. Excellent place for lockdown exercise if you live local.
Written March 17, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Tanvir Singh Sabharwal
Eldoret, Kenya67 contributions
One of the best parks to relax and take a walk in.
Oct 2020 • Solo
They have amazing and well kept grounds full of benches to relax on.
There is a garden area with a shop but this was unfortunately closed due to covid and I did not get to look at the plants in the greenhouses.
There is a small river and ponds that flow through the park making it very tranquil and a great family, friends or solo spot.
They have many facilities on site including ample parking.
You must visit if you enjoy the outdoors.
Written December 30, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

David CM
24 contributions
Fantastic old house
Oct 2019
It is a beautiful place, slightly detracted from by the A2 but still great, lovely gardens and river.
Written August 18, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Showing results 1-10 of 415
Anything missing or inaccurate?
Suggest edits to improve what we show.
Improve this listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Hall Place and Gardens

Hall Place and Gardens is open:
  • Sun - Sat 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM