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Kenwood House

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Kris Kristofferson

Had an amazing time watching this legend on stage at the open air stage. Sound and songs really... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
chris a
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Get the times right!!

Travelling down from Leeds. Checked internet. House open till 5. We arrived at 3.30 and told that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Set on the edge of Hampstead Heath and surrounded by tranquil landscaped gardens, Kenwood is one of London's hidden gems. The House, its breathtaking interiors and stunning art collection are free for everyone to enjoy. Discover the vast array of...more
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Kenwood House Hampstead Lane, London NW3 7JR, England
+44 20 8348 1286
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an amazing time watching this legend on stage at the open air stage. Sound and songs really first class and surroundings were wonderful.

Thank chris a
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Travelling down from Leeds. Checked internet. House open till 5. We arrived at 3.30 and told that the house closes at 4. You don't see much of Kenwood House in 30 minutes.

Thank JHC1948
Reviewed 1 week ago

Either walk across the Heath or get the 210 bus to visit this beautiful house Entry is free but they do ask for donations ,walk in the beautifully kept gardens The guides are really knowledgable about the house , furniture and fabulous art collection The...More

Thank Angela A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hadn't been to Kenwood House for some years, but I was delighted to see it as always in such great shape. The Adam Library (now restored to its original colours - the classic Wedgewood pale blue complemented by a gentle pink), the Van Dyck...More

Thank Michael E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a lovely sunny Sunday, I decided to visit this historic house with my uncle. It had been a good 15+ years since I last went and it exceeded my memories. It is set on the edge of Hampstead and has beautiful grounds surrounding it....More

Thank Douls
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated on the famous Hampstead Heath, a beautiful semi-wild park, this amazing country-house boasts a fascinating history and a remarkable collection of paintings, several of them world-famous. The staff are incredibly friendly and welcoming. We were impressed by their subject-knowledge and pleasant manner with visitors....More

Thank CulturvultureLeeds
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous art collection. Great for an outing out of the city. Walk the Heath, tour the house, have a bite. Very good volunteers.

Thank Walkingdeb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is no entrance charge to this beautiful country house and it!s lovely park settings with a small lake run by English Heritage. The 17th century house has a wonderful collection of paintings including artists Gainsborough, Romney, Turner, Reynolds and many more. You can also...More

Thank Geoff A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely building (gorgeous library), remarkable collection of paintings, excellent (human and written) guides in every room, fascinating history, beautiful grounds and vistas, and a gorgeous short stroll across the Heath from Hampstead Station.

1  Thank furslands
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Beautifully kept, well staffed and set in lovely grounds, Kenwood House is free property with a great deal to offer. Architectural enthusiasts will love the meticulously kept Adam interiors, history buffs will appreciate the "experts" located in every room who provide an encyclopedic wealth of...More

1  Thank MeandHeTravel
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chin s
September 6, 2018|
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Response from lifeintheoldgal | Reviewed this property |
The only bus that stops outside Kenwood is the 210 which runs from Brent Cross to Finsbury Park. However, it is a pleasant enough walk from Highgate where the 43 from Friern Barnet drops off. On Mondays, Weds, Fridays and... More
chin s
September 3, 2018|
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Response from helen p | Reviewed this property |
You can picnic in the grounds but there is also a cafe there called the Brew House which is very passable. You can take a bus from muswell hill easily and the 210 bus stops pretty much outside the house. You can take the... More
June 18, 2018|
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Response from c3kaf |
Continuing my review- atrocious to have no chairs available. My friend and I had to sit on the grass, we didn’t bring blankets because website said chairs available to hire. Also arrived at Highgate tube at 4.30 - website... More