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Facilities

Facilities at Kenwood

  • Parking

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    Parking charges apply. Disabled bays available. Mobility service available on request.  Parking free for members during visit. There is a transfer service upon request for those with difficulty walking from the car park to the House and Restaurant. Free car parking is available on Hampstead Lane. Please note parking is available only for vehicles that can fit within a marked bay. The size of the bay is 4,66m x 2,35m.

  • Food And Drink

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    The Brew House Café and the Steward's Room café are next to the house in what was once the service wing. The Brew House Café, with a seating area, serves a daily changing selection of hot lunches, cakes and a wide selection of teas and coffees.

    The Steward's Room serves a take-away menu only including soup, salads, sandwiches and cakes together with hot and cold drinks.

    There is a delightful outside terrace and seating area.  For catering enquiries please contact 020 8348 4073.

    Please note that the Brew House Café will close for redesign and renovation from 3 Jan until early Spring 2020. The revived café will open with new furniture and fittings as well as high-spec coffee machines, an enhanced menu and an area for preparing baby food. During this time, The Steward’s Room will remain open serving sandwiches, soups and hot drinks,  or visitors can try the new pop-up catering offer in collaboration with several local producers and caterers adjacent to The Brew House.

     

  • Picnic Area

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    You are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy in the grounds. No BBQs.
  • Shop

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    There are two shops at Kenwood, selling a range of art history books, Kenwood art prints and postcards.
  • Toilets

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    Male and female toilets are located at the house and in the service wing. There is an accessible toilet in the service wing next to the Brew House Café and at the Dairy Volunteer Hub.
  • Dogs

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    Visitors with dogs should familiarise themselves with Kenwood's Dog Byelaws which are displayed by the service wing toilets. Dogs on leads are welcome in the parkland (Dogs may be off leads in the West Meadow only). Assistance dogs are welcome in the house.

  • Museum

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    The house and its contents are dressed to be historically accurate.
  • Gardens

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    The beautiful grounds around Kenwood and its café are open for visitors. Enjoy these extensive grounds, which feature a large parkland area, lake, woodland and kitchen garden.

    There's plenty of space for children and families to relax, or let off steam. Kites welcome.

  • Family Friendly

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    Baby Changing Facilities

    Male and female toilets are located at the house. Male, female and disabled toilets are also available in the Service Wing.

    Children's Cutlery

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    Child Sized Portions

    Children's lunches and a healthy children's meal pack are available in the café.

    High Chairs

    Four available - please ask at the café.

    Push Chairs Allowed

    Pushchairs are not allowed in the house.

    Sling Loan

    Four available - please ask in the Entrance Hall.
  • Education

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    Education

    We offer hands-on award-winning Expert-Led Visits led by our education team, and free visits for learning groups where you can lead your own visit with the help of our free downloadable resources. See the School Visits page for more details.  

    To book your visit get in touch with our education bookings team by calling 0370 333 0606, emailing us, or filling out our online booking form.

  • Please Be Aware

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    Some traffic in the grounds (mobility vehicle and deliveries). Please also note there are no left luggage facilities at Kenwood.

  • Commercial Photograph And Filming

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    No photography in the house unless agreed in advance.

    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.

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