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Hall Place & Gardens

What will students see and do?

If you’re looking for UK school trip ideas, Hall Place and Gardens in Bexley offers fun, hands-on school activities and educational trips within the historic Tudor house for all ability groups.

Depending on the school group and the session chosen, children can try Tudor dancing, handling objects, wearing costumes, making beeswax candles, planting, gardening and more.

The education officers specialise in bringing the history of the house and the wider curriculum to life, making every child’s visit to Hall Place not only memorable and fun but also guaranteed to meet the required learning objectives.

Hall Place and Gardens is also ideal for family days out in Kent, with plenty of school holiday activities available.

Teaching resources provided

Before your school trip, you will need to download and read the Booking Pack. You will also need to download the relevant notes and worksheets for the session you have booked and print and take them with you.

Hall Place also offers a wide range of loan resource boxes, trails and INSET training.

Minimum and maximum group size

Up to 60 students can visit at one time.

Details of risk assessment

School trip risk assessments for each workshop are available on the website.


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Facilities on-site

Facilities on-site include:

– Education and lunchroom with toilets and drinking water
– Onsite Riverside Café
– Hands-on Tudor Interactive Discovery Gallery
– Small shop (visit in smaller groups)
– Award-winning gardens including a topiary and grass maze

Opening times

Hall Place is open on weekdays between 10am- 5pm.



The minimum charge is for 20 students. All accompanying adults are free with a ratio of 1:6 required.

1 x 60-minute session: £4.40 per child
1 x 90-minute session: £5.50 per child
2 x 60-minute sessions: £6.60 per child

Travel arrangements

There is designated parking for three coaches in the Hall Place car park.

Hall Place is located just off the A2 at the Black Prince interchange, five miles from Junction 2 of the M25 towards London. The postcode is DA5 1PQ.

By rail: the nearest rail connection is Bexley BR (a 15-minute walk to Hall Place).

By bus: bus connections include 229, 492, B12 and 132 to the foot of Gravel Hill.


Hall Place & Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley, Kent

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