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Home > Days Out> English Heritage > Kenwood
Address : Hampstead Lane, Hampstead - NW3 7JR, 
Telephone : 020 8348 1286, Local Tourist Information. Minicom text telephone for the deaf or hard of hearing 0800 015 0516
Website : Kenwood's Website
Group : English Heritage

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Children welcome at Kenwood
Kenwood is now open! The masterpiece is complete, the paint is dry and the doors are open. Set on the edge of Hampstead Heath and surrounded by tranquil landscaped gardens, Kenwood is one of London's hidden gems.

Family venues near Kenwood

The House, its breathtaking interiors and stunning art collection are free for everyone to enjoy. Discover the vast array of masterpieces hanging in this grand setting, including Rembrandt's self portrait, and be awed by the breathtaking beauty of architect Robert Adam's library.
Kenwood's beauty lies on offering something for everyone, from crafts and children's trails to a world class art collection, a cafe to relax and unwind in and acres of grounds to stretch your legs - come and see what Kenwood has to offer you.
Find out all about the Caring for Kenwood project and the changes that have been made.

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    Some child-friendly places to eat around Kenwood

    Bill's, London - Putney (7.77 miles)

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    Bill's, Reading (35.59 miles)

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    A very pretty location, Bill's Reading restaurant occupies St Mary's Church House. This elegant Georgian building makes a fabulous restaurant and has become a very popular destination, from breakfast time, all the way th...


    Villagio Ristorante, Chiswick (6.83 miles)

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    Villagio is a modern local Italian restaurant with a large menu suitable for the whole family providing freshly prepared food in a relaxed and authentic Italian atmosphere....


    Some child-friendly places to stay around Kenwood

    Travelodge - Leatherhead (20.24 miles)

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    Less than half a mile from both the town centre and Leatherhead train station, the Leatherhead Hotel is the ideal place to stay in this area of Surrey....


    Premier Inn - Guildford Central (28.22 miles)

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    Conveniently located for Guildford train station. For shops and local amenities Guildford town centre is only 1.5 miles away. Guildford Spectrum leisure centre is a local attraction near to this hotel. Our Guildford Cent...


    Travelodge - London South Croydon (15.53 miles)

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    Ideally situated close to numerous transport links, the London South Croydon Hotel is only a fraction of a mile from Purley Oaks train station and is perfect for those planning to visit Croydon town centre, 2.2...


    Some child-friendly days out around Kenwood

    St Leonard's Tower (31.37 miles)

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    This early and well-preserved example of a small free-standing Norman tower keep is located on a natural sandstone ledge near the head of a narrow valley. Rising almost to its original height, this mysterious survival ta...


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