The site has nearly 100 years of filming history and this tour will not only take you outside around the iconic riverside grounds, but also inside to see the magnificent Painted Hall where so many famous scenes have been filmed and into the exquisite Chapel, the star of a fair few stunning wedding scenes. Currently starring in Netflix's Bridgerton and The Crown, the Old Royal Naval College makes regular appearances in film and TV productions.
1st April 2023 until 28th August 2023: Fridays, Saturday and Sundays 12.30 & 14.30
From 29th of August 2023 until 31st March 2023: Saturday and Sundays 12.30 & 14.30
Location: The Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College, King William Walk, London SE10 9NN
Please check in at the Visitor Centre at least 10 minutes prior to the beginning of the tour.
Your tour ticket includes entry to The Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College.
Opening Hours: Daily 10:00am – 5:00pm (last entry 4:30pm)
Painted Hall will be closing early on the following dates:
Sunday 20 August – early closure, 3.30pm
Saturday 2 September – early closure, 3.30pm
Saturday 16 September – early closure, 3.30pm
Saturday 23 September – early closure, 3.30pm
Saturday 29 September – early closure, 3.30pm
Saturday 7 October – early closure, 3.30pm
Monday 9 October – early closure, 3pm
Tuesday 10 October – all day
Saturday 21 October – early closure, 3.30pm
Thursday 16 November – all day
Saturday 18 November – early closure, 3.30pm
Saturday 2 December – early closure, 3.30pm
Sunday 24 – Tuesday 26 December – all day
*Skittle Alley entry is subject to opening, please check on arrival
Tours are recommend for ages 5+.
Discover nearly 100 years of filming at the Old Royal Naval College and its riverside grounds with this fascinating guided tour. Uncover many behind-the-scenes secrets, tricks of the trade and memorable scenes from iconic films and TV shows.
You’ll be amazed to discover the incredible range of blockbusters that have utilised here – named one of the most popular filming location in the world. Including The Crown, Les Miserables, Thor: The Dark World, Cruella, Bridgerton and many more.
Did you know that the Old Royal Naval College starred as Buckingham Palace in Netflix’s The Crown or 19th century revolutionary Paris in Les Misérables?
Discover which famous couple waltzed the night away in the Painted Hall in a classic 1958 film. See where Meryl Streep portrayed the former British Prime Minister Lady Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady and the exact place Rowan Atkinson said, “Repeat after me, I do take thee, Lydia Jane Hibbott, to be my awful wedded wife,” in Four Weddings and a Funeral.