Kenwood

Site Closure 26th February

Due to high winds, the full Kenwood site (House, grounds, and cafes) will be closed all day on Monday 26th February. Our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

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Address
Hampstead Lane, Hampstead, Greater London, NW3 7JR

A new way to explore Kenwood

Gain a deeper appreciation for Kenwood with our new digital guide on Bloomberg Connects. Use this free, downloadable guide to find out more about our internationally important collection of art, with audio tours from English Heritage Curators, Conservators, and Volunteers, as well as the artist of a newly commissioned portrait of Dido Belle, a former Kenwood resident. 

Discover more about the history of the house, the beautiful gardens, and the lives of the people who have called Kenwood home. Each room has a story to tell, and now, using the interactive map on the guide, you can unlock those tales.

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Hire Kenwood

Set in the rolling hills of Hampstead Heath, Kenwood provides the perfect setting for elegant wedding ceremonies and receptions, corporate events and parties. Throughout May, from Thursday to Saturday, you can book stunning marquees in our grounds for private events. Alternatively, the Music Room is available to hire for corporate functions.

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What's On

Guidebook: Kenwood

Price: £5.50

 Kenwood Timeline

1616-90Brick House

The first house on the site is probably a brick structure built by John Bill, King James I's printer.

Find out more about the history of Kenwood

1690-1705Enlargement and Transformation

Brook Bridges buys the house. His son transforms it into a two-storey red-brick building with large sash windows.

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