Burton Court is private property owned by the Royal Hospital Chelsea, which is used to generate funds for the running costs and maintenance of the Royal Hospital.

At present, the comprehensive pass to Burton Court allows our members access to the following facilities:

  • Tennis
  • Personal Tennis Coaching
  • Children's Tennis Academy
  • General Walking
  • Dog Walking
  • Access to the cricket nets

Demand for pass cards is high and the eco structure is quite delicate, so we have to carefully balance the usage and impose rules on pass holders that we insist are followed so that all members can enjoy the area.

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Opening Times

Date Monday - Sunday
1st November - 28th February 08.30-16.30
1st - 31st March 08.30-17.30
1st - 31st April 08.30-19.30
1st May - 31st August 08.30-20.30
1st - 30th September 08.30-19.30
1st - 31st October 08.30-17.30


The cost of the pass is £795 (including VAT) and will last for one year from the date of issue of your access card.

Unfortunately, we are not currently accepting applications for Burton Court membership due to a substantial waiting list.  

How to renew your membership

To renew your Burton Court membership please complete the renewal form and return it to:

Miss Carys Duggan-Rees
Heritage Office
Royal Hospital Chelsea
Royal Hospital Road


If you have any queries please call the Commercial department on 020 7881 5324 or email carys.duggan-rees@chelsea-pensioners.org.uk


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