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
  • General Walking
  • Dog Walking
  • Access to the cricket nets

Demand for access cards is high and the eco structure is quite delicate, so we have to carefully balance the usage and impose rules 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

Burton Court is closed on: Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day


Dog owners are reminded that dogs must be supervised and kept under control at all times.

As Burton Court is a confined space, dog supervision is paramount to ensure that incidents between dogs do not occur.

Members seen to not adequately supervise or keep their dog under control will be asked to put them on the lead.


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

Membership to Burton Court is currently at full capacity and as such we are not currently accepting applications for membership. Membership numbers will continue to be monitored and the waiting list will re-open when appropriate.

How to renew your membership

To renew your Burton Court membership please contact Carys Duggan-Rees on 0207 881 5324 or by email at carys.duggan-rees@chelsea-pensioners.org.uk


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


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