There is no parking as the Arch is located in Hyde Park.
The nearest off-site car park is located in Hyde Park (NCP), a ten minute walk from the entrance of Wellington Arch. A road does have to be crossed to reach the site. Standard NCP parking charged apply.
Coach / Minibus: There is parking for one vehicle in the forecourt of Apsley House (located across the road from Wellington Arch) for disabled visitors. This should be pre-booked by calling the site in advance.
Food and Drink
There are no facilities on-site. The nearest off site facilities are at the Pret a Manger behind the Australian War Memorial, a five minute walk from Apsley House.
There are no picnicking facilities at Wellington Arch, however Hyde Park and Green Park (which surround the site) make ideal locations for a picnic.
There is a bookshop onsite which is situated in the entrance of the Arch, which sells a range of English Heritage and heritage related products.
There are no public toilets on site except for disabled facilities. The nearest toilets are at Apsley House or in Hyde Park.
Dogs are not allowed, although Assistance Dogs are welcome.
There is a permanent exhibition located on the first floor of the Arch, which details the history of the Wellington Arch.
The Quadriga Gallery is a new space at Wellington Arch for a series of exhibitions exploring the past, present and future of England's heritage.
The temporary exhibition changes between every two and three months.
- Pushchairs Allowed
Please be aware
Heights include the spiral staircase and the balconies. Both can be avoided by visitors if required.
- Available for Event Hire
Corporate events and parties can be held in the fourth floor room and balconies (40 seated for conference / 36 seated for dinner / 80 standing for drinks reception). There is a small hospitality kitchen and full TV/audio AV kit onsite.
Commercial Photography and Filming
English Heritage welcomes all photographers to our sites and we hope you will share your pictures with us on Flickr and Facebook.
We do have some restrictions at certain locations, so if photography is your main reason for visiting, please call the site ahead of your visit to check if any parts of the site are restricted.
We are keen to promote the use of our sites to location managers. If you are interested please go to (Filming Locations) for more information and contacts.