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Kenwood House

Kenwood House Hampstead Lane, London NW3 7JR, England
+44 20 8348 1286
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I arrived at the venue having timed things so there was just enough time to go round before the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
Dining and history combined

Great little restaurant for lunch and tea located in the old servants section of the stately home... read more

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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 masterpieces hanging in this grand setting, including Rembrandt's self portrait, and be awed by the breathtaking beauty of architect Robert Adam's library.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Kenwood House Hampstead Lane, London NW3 7JR, England
+44 20 8348 1286
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived at the venue having timed things so there was just enough time to go round before the place closed. Enjoyed tea and cake in the café first. When I went in I asked what was the best way to go round and was...More

Thank Pusia_10
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little restaurant for lunch and tea located in the old servants section of the stately home. Eat inside or in the lovely garden. Food is excellent, soups, salads and main courses. The selection for tea is scrumptious. Top marks fir their cream tea. Oh...More

Thank tyghnm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to Kenwood House several times before but hadn't been for a few years. I walked from Hampstead Station, it takes about 30 minutes either through the heath or along the road, or you can get via the 210 bus from Golders Green....More

Thank Nishma8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The house was given to the British people by the owner of Guineas - very generous. The house is full of great paintings and period furniture. There is a volunteer in each room you are very eager and pleased to answer all your questions. Admission...More

Thank Smoltman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kenwood house is a stately home in Hampstead in London. It was lived in by the Guinness families and has had various tenants before it was left to the nation under the care of the English Heritage. Kenwood house was built in 1616 and is...More

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great day out for locals and tourists. If you are not driving, hop on the 210 from Archway and start with a coffee in the gardens. Then have a walk past the house, loop back round and then see the breath taking...More

Thank hanp86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well maintained house surrounded by huge parkland, lush greenery with ponds and sitting area. Welcoming place

Thank yaks40
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wasn't as impressed with this property as much as other English Heritage sites. Walked from Golders Green tube station, as EH book said 'short 30 minute walk'. Hmm . . . mainly uphill and not clearly signposted. A bit unfit so quite pooped by the...More

Thank ClaireyB2274
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely and we'll preserved house with interesting history, including abolition of slavery, Dido Belle, lovely art pieces and the bequest of the estate including its artworks to the nation by the Guinness brewery founder/owner. It is free entry (charity donations accepted) and there were art-based...More

Thank ScoobyDudes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There isn't any thing more refreshing then swimming in the Pond near by Kenwood house. Spring clear water is mainly cold however it's free from chlorine and other chemical u can find in the swimming pools. There are changing rooms, guards and lovely ladies if...More

Thank Zuzana G
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12 September 2016|
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Response from Lindan D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late answer but we went by train and bus as it seemed an easy journey.
31 May 2016|
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Response from Paul R | Reviewed this property |
The above are all good advice. I actually walked from Hampstead tube station which is a moderately long walk (took us about 1/2 hour I think) but very pleasant, right across the heath. This also gave us the excuse, as if we... More
9 August 2015|
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Response from dabby44 | Reviewed this property |
There is pay parking on site and plenty of street parking in Hampstead Lane and Bishops Avenue.