UNLIMITED ACCESS TO OVER 400 HISTORIC PLACES
Live and breathe the story of England at royal castles, historic gardens, forts & defences, world-famous prehistoric sites and many others.
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.
Please note that from 9th March 2020 the Brewhouse Café, Steward's Room and Old Kitchen will be closed for renovation and redesign until late 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, visitors can try the new pop-up catering offer in collaboration with several local producers and caterers on the south terrace.
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.
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.
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.
Some traffic in the grounds (mobility vehicle and deliveries). Please also note there are no left luggage facilities at Kenwood.
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.