Eltham Palace

Situated in the historic borough of Greenwich, Eltham Palace, once home to Henry VIII, offers one of London’s most unusual and glamorous settings.


A magical millionaire’s mansion and a magnificent medieval Great Hall surrounded by acres of gardens. Eltham Palace is one of the most dramatic and extravagant examples of Art Deco style. Uniquely combining two distinctive historic eras in one glittering location Eltham Palace is the perfect choice for any occasion.

Clients hiring Eltham Palace have exclusive use of the palace and gardens.  Civil wedding and partnership ceremonies and receptions can be held from 3pm to midnight on Saturdays.  Drinks receptions and dinners can take place from 6pm to midnight from Sundays to Thursdays.

With its glamorous art deco styling, wonderful moated grounds and medieval grandeur, Eltham Palace has become one of London’s most fashionable venues for sophisticated weddings, receptions, and parties.


The long-standing relationships with Historic and iconic venues, combined with our knowledge and expertise, allows us to suggest the perfect location and setting for your requirements.

Due to the unique historic nature of Eltham Palace, we at Payne & Gunter are one of the carefully selected accredited catering suppliers chosen to execute stunning events from beginning to end.


Here are the location details to make it easier for you to find Eltham Palace, whether you’re coming to take a look around or get the party started:


Eltham Palace, Court Yard, off Court Road, Eltham London, SE9 5QE.

Visitors Centre CAR PARK postcode: SE9 5NP

Main Entrance Gate for taxis and drop-off’s: SE9 5QE

Transport links: 


Off Court Rd SE9, Jct 3 on the M25, then A20 to Eltham.

Please use Sat Nav postcode SE9 5NP to help direct you to the car park.


There is a large car park for up to 90 cars. The car park postcode is SE9 5NP. It is a few minutes' walk to the front entrance for your guests. You are requested not to park in Court Yard, or other nearby streets, in order to avoid causing unnecessary disruption to local residents. Disabled parking is available by the Palace’s Main Entrance.


From Mottingham Station just over ½ mile (13 minutes’ walk)

On arrival at Mottingham station, turn left onto Court Road, walk until you see the signs for Eltham Palace car park, turn left and follow the gravel drive, bearing right until you come to the black gates. Go through the gates and follow the drive to the Visitors Centre for Eltham Palace, you can then follow the signage to the entrance for the main house.

Eltham Rail Station just under 1 mile (13 minutes’ walk)

On arrival at Eltham Station, exit through the bus terminals. At the main road (Well Hall Road) turn left and walk up the hill, following the brown signs for Eltham Palace. Cross over Eltham High Street and continue walking along Court Road.

Take the next turning on the right (Court Yard) which you will see if you walk just past the Post office on your left and carry on straight up until you reach the Main Entrance to Eltham Palace.

Contact National Rail Enquiries on 08457 484950 for timetable information.


TfL bus services 124,126, 160 or 161 and then a short walk.