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Danson House (Bexley Register Office)

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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 4 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Beautiful Regency house in grand surroundings

We visited this on Open House Day 2018 and found it to be a beautiful venue for a wedding, as well... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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 4 days ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Bowler_or_Fez_Man
Reviewed 28 August 2018

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

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

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.

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

2  Thank Roger97544
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Danson House is well worth a visit for lovers of Palladian style architecture. It seems amazing that his historic house was left to rot and was almost lost to us....luckily the council saved the building just before it collapsed. Some of the grand rooms still...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Our daughter got married there recently. The surroundings are beautiful and all the staff are lovely. Great photo opportunities. When half of our guests were delayed due to a traffic jam, there was no panic just professional organisation (we were the last slot of the...More

Thank Sandie H
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Beautiful place lovely staff my son got married on a Friday so there is free parking. There is a pub and restaurant in the same area.

Thank janetcunningham15
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

First make sure when to visit. It is only open for tours of the house on a Sunday. The other opening times are as the registry office. The house had been allowed to fall into a terrible state but has been brought back to life....More

Thank RMJ59
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Response from julieDartford | Reviewed this property |
It cost £7 but if you are a member or the National Trust it's half price.