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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 31 October 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 14 October 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

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 3 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 31 October 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
Thank A B
Reviewed 22 October 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 23 October 2018

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

Reviewed 14 October 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
Thank mrkenfoot
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We visited this on Open House Day 2018 and found it to be a beautiful venue for a wedding, as well as a very pleasant place to explore. Much of the decor is original, although many of the books are just plastic facades! Beware weekend...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bowler_or_Fez_Man
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Excellent afternoon tea, good delicious portions, friendly staff and efficient service, beautifull place, excellent athmosphere.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank mcgsattler
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Stunning wedding venue but could not beleave how many weddings they must do in 1 day. While at a wedding there i was shocked at what i witnessed while one bridal party went inside one was on the steps having photos done while another waited...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank tammyleelegge
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I went there with my Husband in December and in the Spring with my Daughter. Lovely decor especially around Christmas. Delicious cream teas and cakes.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank HeleneP290
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We live locally & I walk in Danson Park weekly, but had never been in Danson House, what have I been missing ? I knew it was a Register Office, as working in The Old English Garden just opposite the house, the couples come over...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Whitewolf C
21 November 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
21 November 2018|
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Response from mcgsattler | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I went for a nice walk and afternoon tea.