Wellington Arch Facilities

  • Parking

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    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

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    There are no facilities on-site. The nearest off site facilities are at the Pret a Manger behind the Australian War Memorial, less than five minute walk from Wellington Arch. There is also Hype Park Lodge Cafe at the entrance to Hyde Park, less than five minute walk away.
  • Picnic Area

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    There are no picnicking facilities at Wellington Arch, however Hyde Park and Green Park (which surround the site) make ideal locations for a picnic.
  • Shop

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    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.
  • Toilets

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    There are no public toilets on site except for disabled facilities. The nearest toilets are at Apsley House or in Hyde Park.
  • Dogs

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    Dogs are not allowed, although Assistance Dogs are welcome.

  • Museum

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    There is a permanent exhibition located on the first floor of the Arch, which details the history of the Wellington Arch.
  • Exhibition

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    A brand new exhibition 'Waterloo 1815 - The Battle for Peace' opens 18 April on the third and fourth floors of Wellington Arch. No photography will be allowed in the exhibition as some objects are on loan from private collections.

  • Family Friendly

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    Push Chairs Allowed

    Yes
  • Please Be Aware

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    Heights include the spiral staircase and the balconies. Both can be avoided by visitors if required.

  • Venue Hire

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    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 Photograph And Filming

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    English Heritage welcomes amateur photographers to our sites and we hope you will share your pictures of your visit with us on social media.

    If you are looking to use one of our sites for commercial, corporate or professional photography or as a filming location, please contact our filming team as soon as possible to check availability and acquire the relevant permissions and paperwork.

    Due to the delicate nature of our sites, English Heritage does not permit drone flying from or over sites in our care, except by contractors or partners undertaking flights for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and permissions, and are operating under controlled conditions.

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