Days Out in London

Kenwood House, London

Discover great days out in London at some of the capital's most iconic houses and gardens this season. From the inspiring Wellington Arch with its year-round programme of exhibitions to the Art Deco decadence of Eltham Palace, there is plenty to do for all the family.

We have now switched to our summer opening hours, meaning that there is even more time for you to enjoy our properties and events on your visit. Please check opening times before you travel.

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  • Seasonal splendour: Take a walk through the exquisite gardens of Eltham Palace.
  • Quadriga Gallery: Don't miss the rotating exhibition at Wellington Arch, located right in the heart of royal London.
  • International artwork: Discover paintings by Velazquez and Rubens at 'Number One London'.

Places to visit : London

Apsley House
Apsley House

London

Apsley House, home of the first Duke of Wellington and his descendants, stands right in the heart of London at Hyde Park Corner.

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Eltham Palace and Gardens
Eltham Palace and Gardens

London

When millionaires Stephen and Virginia Courtauld built their 1930s Art Deco mansion by the Great Hall of medieval Eltham Palace, they created a masterpiece of 20th-century design.

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Kenwood
Kenwood

London

This outstanding house beside Hampstead Heath was remodelled by Robert Adam between 1764 and 1779. He transformed the original brick building into a majestic villa for the great judge, Lord Mansfield.

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Wellington Arch
Wellington Arch

London

Set in the heart of Royal London at Hyde Park Corner. Discover the latest exhibition in the Quadriga Gallery: 'Carscapes: How the Motor Car Reshaped England'.

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Chapter House and Pyx Chamber
Chapter House and Pyx Chamber

London

Built by the royal masons in 1250, the Chapter House of Westminster Abbey was originally used in the 13th century by Benedictine monks for their daily meetings.

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Jewel Tower
Jewel Tower

London

The Jewel Tower, or 'King's Privy Wardrobe', was built c.1365 to house Edward III's treasures.

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Events : London

Carscapes: How the Motor Car Reshaped England
Venue: Quadriga Gallery, Wellington Arch, London
Date: Wed 12 Feb - Sun 6 July 2014

The motor car transformed English towns and countryside, changing our working and living patterns, our landscapes to carscapes. Visit our new exhibition exploring this change.

Easter Adventures
Venue: Kenwood, London
Date: Mon 07 - Sat 19 Apr 2014

Kenwood House is coming to life this Easter. What will you ask Lord Iveagh? Can you stand still for long enough to become a portrait? Come along for a week packed full of different activities that will let you come face to face with Kenwood's history.

Wildlife Gardening
Venue: Marble Hill House, London
Date: Thu 17 Apr 2014

Learn how to manage your garden for wildlife and get the chance to meet our native species up close.

Storytelling Sundays
Venue: Kenwood, London
Date: Sun 27 Apr 2014

Discover the stories behind Kenwood’s collection with our interactive storytelling sessions for families.

Tree Walk
Venue: Marble Hill House, London
Date: Wed 30 Apr 2014

Discover the UK’s trees and how to manage them for wildlife in your gardens and green spaces.

Family First Sundays
Venue: Kenwood, London
Date: Sun 04 May 2014

Come and work together with our artists to discover more about the stories of Kenwood’s collection.

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