Danson House, Bexleyheath. Admission charge. Limited opening.

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Details

Accessibility:

Danson House has its own car park on site with designated disability parking. The main entrance to the house has many steep steps but there are also side entrances on the ground floor. Within the house access to the upper floor is only by staircase. Inside the building is a disability-access toilet with grab-rails and emergency-alarm pull-cord. The tea rooms and pub are accessible on flat ground.

Brief Description:

Danson House mansion was built in 1766 by Sir John Boyd and designed by the architect Sir Robert Taylor. Following full restoration by English Heritage it opened to the public in 2005. The building is also used as an official registry office.

Further Information:

Address:

Danson House, 41 Danson Road, Bexleyheath DA6 8HL

Telephone:

0300 041 1103

Email:

Dansonhouseheritage@kent.gov.uk

Website:

https://www.bexley.gov.uk/services/visitor-attractions/danson-house

Opening Hours:

Public visiting on Sunday from 10:00am to 4;00pm. 
Register Office open from 09:00 – 5:00pm Monday to Saturday. 

Directions:

Danson House is situated to the east of London’s South Circular Road. From the South Circular Road take the exit onto the A2 travelling east and joining the ‘East Rochester Way’. From the East Rochester Way take the exit north onto Danson Road. Continue past Bean Road on the east side of the triangle island and take the first exit west sign posted ‘ Register Office and Danson House’. Continue west along the and the mansion will be visible on the south side of the road.

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Transport:

Journey planning information is available at Transport For London on 0343 222 1234 (Textphone 0800 112 3456). For further details on accessible services please see the website: https://tfl.gov.uk/

Danson House is outside of the London Congestion Charge zone.


Amenities:

On site the Fleur de Thé tearooms serves lunches and a selection of teas and cakes. There is also a pub and dining at the Danson Stables. The Danson House gift shop sells memorabilia, souvenirs and house guide books.

 

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