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Danson House (Bexley Register Office)

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Elegant villa

Grade I listed villa overlooking Danson Park and lake, elegant architecture (designed by the... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2018
London, United Kingdom
Danson House - An outstanding Grade 1 listed Georgian building

Danson House (Bexley Register Office) Bexleyheath With history dating back to before Henry 8th... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
London, United Kingdom
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INTRODUCTION Set overlooking the award winning Danson Park, this beautiful Grade I listed Palladian villa was officially re-opened by HM Queen Elizabeth II in July 2005. Built by Sir John Boyd in 1766 for his second wife Catherine Chapone, Danson...more
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Danson Road | Danson Park, Bexleyheath DA6 8HL, England
+44 300 041 1103
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to register a death (sadly) but the staff were well trained to deal with the various occasions people were there for. Our situation was dealt with calmly and efficiently with good information and the feeling of not being rushed. Thanks

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed February 23, 2019

Not completely refurbished,the garden needs doing.Not at all furnished.Surprised to have found out he was a tranvstite. Nice Summer entertainment especially outdoor cinema and theatre.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed January 30, 2019 via mobile

I grew up less than a 15-minute walk from Danson House, it was was boarded-up and fell in to disrepair during this time. I eventually moved to Canada, the USA and have had visiting it on my Bucket List for a long long time. So...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Howardsternisbatman
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Lovely Manor House with many different rooms to choose from - wonderful gardens ideal for photos my only notes are 1. You have to pay for parking 2. It was a bit of a quick turn round- wasn’t out when the next lot was waiting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

Our daughter was married here. Beautiful rooms all sizes to suite the size of your wedding party. The house is well worth the cost of viewing there is a member of staff that will walk round with you giving you the history of the place....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 30, 2018

This fine 'country house' has been beautifully restored and is now in regular use as a Register Office for ceremonies. The opulence and ambience of it make any occasion special.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 23, 2018

Attended Son’s Wedding last week. What a beautiful venue for a Wedding. Staff were very understanding & accommodating when my Son left the wedding rings @ home! Husband made a quick dash home to pick up the rings. A very personal service. Thank you to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Grade I listed villa overlooking Danson Park and lake, elegant architecture (designed by the architect of the Bank of England). External stonework could do with some further restoration work but well worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

This is the worst place I have ever had afternoon tea. Their menu states you may have to wait a while as sandwiches are prepared to order, that's a laugh as our sandwiches were dry and hard. Don't bother asking for more sandwiches because you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Anna S, Manager at Danson House (Bexley Register Office), responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Hi Thank you for your feedback, i will hand this over to Fleur De The who run the tea rooms. Many thanks

Reviewed October 14, 2018

Danson House (Bexley Register Office) Bexleyheath With history dating back to before Henry 8th, after funding from The National Lottery Fund, this impressive Georgian Grade 1 listed building has undergone a major restoration and is now a local Register Office and the venue for many...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Whitewolf C
November 21, 2018|
Response from mrkenfoot | Reviewed this property |
I attended a ceremony as a guest for a wedding at this venue. You cannot just roll up there without prebooking with The Registrar who will advise you of the documentation required such as proof of identity such as birth... More
Whitewolf C
November 21, 2018|
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Response from mcgsattler | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I went for a nice walk and afternoon tea.