London Pass BlogBack to Blog
Things to do in London: Eltham Palace to showcase its history
Published: Wednesday 8th of December 2010
On February 2nd, Eltham Palace plays host to two medieval guided tours which will take guests on a fascinating journey of the location's history, with a particular focus on the restored Great Hall.
Then, on February 9th, visitors can explore the more recent history of the palace at the Art Deco guided tour, which explains more about life at the site in the 1930s, when it was owned by textile tycoons Stephen and Virginia Courtauld.
Eltham Palace was used as a royal residence by Edward II from 1305 and remained an important place for the monarchy, as it was known as the favourite palace of Henry IV and believed to be an important location in the founding of the Order of the Garter.
Save time and money sightseeing in London with free entry to top attractions in London.
Posted by Michael Edwards
Follow The London Pass blog to learn about the latest news with attractions, sights and sightseeing events in the city. As well as useful tips, hints and advice for visitors to the city and how to make the most of your sightseeing time in London. We hope you enjoy…
Friday 26th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Get the ball rolling with an Arsenal Stadium Tour
Thursday 25th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Say hallo to All Hallows Church in London
Wednesday 24th of April 2013 Things to do in London: War Child draws to a close at the British Music Museum
Tuesday 23rd of April 2013 Things to do in London: Add a touch of royalty to your trip at the Queen's Gallery
London attractions: Discover the other side of household favourites at the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising
Monday 22nd of April 2013 Things to do in London: Discover the other side of household favourites at the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising
Sunday 21st of April 2013 London attractions: Francis Goodman featured at the National Portrait Gallery
Wednesday 17th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Get your hands on the FA Cup with a Wembley Stadium Tour
Tuesday 16th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Explore the seven seas with London Maritime Museum
London attractions: The National Theatre is one of the most important cultural landmarks in the British entertainment sector
Tuesday 16th of April 2013 If you are looking for things to do in London, why not consider a trip down to the National Theatre? If...
Monday 15th of April 2013 London attractions: Meet the newborns at London Zoo
Sunday 14th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Take a step back through history at the Jewish Museum