Victorian costumes, Roman object handling, scientific discovery of materials and plants — Fulham Palace offers your class a powerful learning experience in one of Britain’s most important historic sites.
Keep up to date with news for teachers and free learning resources from the Palace, read our latest copy of the Palace post.
Visit our school sessions page to discover more and to make your booking.
Free sessions are available to schools which have not previously visited in the following boroughs: Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea. Get in touch if you’d like to make a booking.
We have themed loans boxes which look at Roman life and Victorian garden parties. The loans boxes are a pilot scheme and, due to the generosity of funders, are currently free of charge, subject to availability. Learn more about the current loans boxes available and book yours here.
Please get in touch for any other questions about our new loans box program.
Self-led sessions and activities
Teachers and schools are welcome to use our site for self-led sessions or other activities. We’ve been developing new free resources, and now have free sessions which can be a teacher student led session. Take a look at the resources.
Our bespoke nursery and reception sessions are tailored to support learning at school. For more information and to book an Early Years sessions you can get in touch with our learning team on firstname.lastname@example.org or +44 (0)20 7751 2432.
Please let us know when you plan to visit so we can make sure the site is accessible by completing our schools booking form.
Special educational needs and disabilities
We particularly welcome visits from SEND schools — our tranquil building and gardens are a sympathetic environment for pupils with additional needs. Starting in winter 2019 we will offer sensory storytelling sessions.
Fulham Palace is fully accessible for wheelchair users. Please visit our access page for more information.
We welcome bilingual schools and offer a flexible approach to meet the needs of each class, tailoring sessions where appropriate.
Bishop’s Avenue is a cul-de-sac. Coaches can drive down Bishop’s Park Road, allowing passengers to alight at Bishop’s Park and make the one minute walk to the Palace’s main entrance.
Buses 74, 220 and 430 stop on Fulham Palace Road at the ‘Bishop’s Park Road’ stop. The Palace is a five minute walk down the quiet Bishop’s Avenue.
Buses 14, 22, 39, 74, 85, 93, 220, 265, 424 and 430 stop on Putney Bridge at the ‘Putney Bridge Station / Gonville Street’ or ‘St Mary’s / Putney Pier’ stops. Your group will not need to cross any roads in order to get to the Palace from here. Take the steps down from the bridge, then follow the pedestrian only Thames Path through Bishop’s Park for ten minutes to the Palace entrance. For step free access, use the street closest to the steps to reach the park.
District Line to Putney Bridge Station. The Palace is a 15 minute walk through Bishop’s Park. Walk towards Putney Bridge from the station and follow the pedestrian only Thames Path through Bishop’s Park.