Kenwood Access

Access information for the site is listed below. For more information, or if you have particular access needs, please contact us before you visit. Please note that some facilities may require booking in advance.

Mobility/Older Visitors
Wheelchair Loan
Yes
Mobility Scooter Loan
No
Site Folders
No
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Adult Changing Area
No
Handrails
Yes
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Wheelchair Access

From the South Terrace, which has wide, level gravel paths, there are good views across the estate. Hoggin paths, which extend away from the house, may be uncomfortable to walk on and may be difficult for wheelchair visitors given dips and gradients.

There are many seats along the South Terrace and Lime Avenue.

Level access throughout ground floor for Painting Collection. Easy staircase with continuous handrail to upper floor for ambulant disabled visitors. Seating provided.

Entrance/Set Down
Visitors with limited mobility can be dropped off outside the house on request.
Disabled Parking
Seven disabled parking bays in main car park.
Onsite Transport
There is a buggy from the car park for mobility impaired visitors.
Stairs
The staircase to the upper floor has a continuous handrail for ambulant disabled visitors.
Lift Access
There is a platform lift in the house providing access to the upper floors and lecture theatre.
Seating and Rest Points
Visitor seats are available throughout the house and benches in the estate. Four hip rests are available - please ask in the Entrance Hall.
Pathways: Surface and Gradients
Hoggin  paths which extend away from  the house may be uncomfortable  to walk on and may be difficult  for wheelchair visitors given dips and gradients.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Yes, dog bowls available outside the Brew House Cafe.
Blind/Visually Impaired
Braille Guides
Yes
Braille Signage
No
Handrails
Yes
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Torches
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Sensory Experiences
Cornices, fire surrounds and balusters may be touched using cotton gloves provided.
Audio Tours
No
Site Tours
Members of staff are trained in audio description. Please contact our Audiences team on 020 8340 0143 or kenwood.house@english-heritage.org.uk for more details.
Handling Objects
No
Tactile Models
There is a tactile map of Kenwood available in the entrance hall.
Areas of Low Lighting
No
Colour Contrasts
No
Large Print
Yes
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Yes, dog bowls available outside the Brew House Cafe.
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Vibrating Fire Alarms
No
Tour Transcripts
No
Film Subtitles
No
BSL Tours
Yes
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Induction Loops
No
Audio Installation Transcripts
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Yes, dog bowls available outside the Brew House Cafe.
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Adult Changing Area
No
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Basic language Audio Tours
No Information Available
Easy Read Material
Located at the entrance to the house.
Large Print Material
Yes
Dyslexia Friendly Material
No
Sensory Experiences
Cornices, fire surrounds and balusters may be touched using cotton gloves provided.
Handling Objects
No
Culinary/Dietary
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Bottle/Food Warming
No
Child Size Portions
Yes
Highchairs
Yes
Special Diets
The Brew House Café serves vegetarian and gluten-free products.
Health and Safety
Deep Water
The lakes are fenced off.
Trip Hazard
No Information Available
Sheer Drop
No Information Available
Slip Hazard
Grass and stone area may be slippery when wet.
Steep Slope
Grounds are undulating.
Steep Stairs
No Information Available
Beware of Traffic
Some traffic in the grounds (mobility vehicle and deliveries).
Uneven Ground
Grounds are generally flat with some undulation.

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