ELTHAM PALACE & THE THAMES CRUISE
Textile millionaires Stephen and Virginia Courtauld built their 1930s mansion onto the Great Hall of Eltham Palace, the childhood home of Henry VIII creating an Art Deco masterpiece. Meet the Blue Badge Guide at 10.30am at Eltham Palace, for time to buy coffee before a very entertaining morning that takes us from the Tudors to the Twenties.
You tour the house as an invited guest of the Courtaulds. Walk into Ginie’s wardrobe to try on her hats and breathe in her perfume. Take a peek in the golden tiled bathroom and experience the glitz and glamour of the cocktail hour. This is a house full of quirky details: a built-
We’re off to Greenwich for free time for lunch in the buzzy and compact small town by the river.
Hands up who doesn’t enjoy a Thames River Cruise? Choose a one-
Adults: £35 Seniors: £32
English Heritage Members
Adults: £22 Seniors: £20
Available Sundays to Fridays
April to October
Price Valid to 31 March 2020