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Plan your visit

Charlton House is situated within Charlton, the Royal borough of Greenwich and is easily accessed via foot, train, tube, bus or car.

Charlton House opening times

Opening times:

Mon to Fri: 9am-10pm 

Sat: 9am-5pm

Sun: Closed

(It may not always be possible to explore the entirety house as it is used for events. Please call ahead to talk to a member of staff to find out how to make the most of your visit.)

Charlton Tea Room

Summer Opening times:

Monday 5th August - Friday 6th September

Monday: 8:30am - 4.30pm

Tuesday: 9am- 4pm

Wednesday: 9am - 4pm

Thursday: 9am - 4pm

Friday: 8:30am - 3pm

Serving a delicious selection of hot food, cakes and bakes, and hot and cold beverages.

We also host special Afternoon Tea and Cream Tea for both small and large groups (please note we ask for 24 hours notice and full pre-payment).

For more information please contact or call 0208 856 3951

GLL Book Library

As well as a wide selection of books, the library also loans DVDs, videos, CDs and Playstation games. For younger visitors there's a children's play area with puzzles and toys to keep them occupied.

For more information, please visit the Charlton Library page.

Library closed for lunch each day 1pm to 2pm.

Mon: 2pm – 7pm
Tue: 9am – 5.30pm
Wed: Closed
Thu: 2pm – 7pm
Fri: 9am – 5.30pm
Sat: 9am –5pm
Sun: Closed

Toy Library

A large selection of toys, books and games to play with here or at home. Come and meet other parents and get advice from our experienced staff. As well as fun stuff we have an extensive range of baby safety equipment. 

Open Tue, Thu &  Fri, 9.30am – 12 noon (excluding School Holidays)

Japanese Language School

Classes in Japanese from beginners to advanced levels as well as English classes for Japanese speakers.

For more information, please visit the Institute of International Education in London website.

Getting to Charlton House

Our address: Charlton House, Charlton Road, London SE7 8RE

Bus routes: 53, 54, 380, 422 and 486.

Train: Charlton Station (British Rail) then 10-minute walk (uphill) or 486 bus to Warren Walk. Proceed up hill to Charlton House.

Tube: North Greenwich (Jubilee Line), then take 486 bus to Warren Walk. Proceed up hill to Charlton House.

Parking at Charlton House

A new pay and display parking policy applies at Charlton House car parks located to the front of the house

- £1 per hour between the hours of 8am and 5pm, 50p per hour between 5pm and 10pm

- A barrier located at the entrance to the house and grounds will be down and locked between the the times of 9pm and 8am

- Receive a 10% discount on any purchases in Charlton Tea Rooms when presenting the voucher portion of your ticket

- Blue badge holders can park for free in designated disabled bays when displaying a blue badge

- On Saturday and Sunday pay and display will apply during house operating hours

Contact us

If you are interested in volunteering, hiring our spaces, making a donation, or you would like to speak to someone from the Trust, please click enquire to use our contact form and a member of the Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust team will come back to you as soon as they can.