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Kenwood House

Kenwood House Hampstead Lane, London NW3 7JR, England
+44 20 8348 1286
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Lovely house, free to visit

The house is free to visit, it's lovely and with stunning artworks all around. Each room has 3-4... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jenika I
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London, United Kingdom
Fantastic art collection in stunning historic home.

After navigating the busy downtown museums for a few days, visiting this gorgeous historic home in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Eliza T
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Set on the edge of Hampstead Heath and surrounded by tranquil landscaped gardens, Kenwood is one of London's hidden gems. 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.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“hampstead heath” (144 reviews)
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Kenwood House Hampstead Lane, London NW3 7JR, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The house is free to visit, it's lovely and with stunning artworks all around. Each room has 3-4 little books you can read describing all the paintings and features of the rooms(please note those are not complimentary, once you finish read you have to put...More

Thank Jenika I
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After navigating the busy downtown museums for a few days, visiting this gorgeous historic home in the middle of Hampstead Heath was (literally) a breath of fresh air. The home is beautifully restored and the library is truly breathtaking. This would be reason enough to...More

1  Thank Eliza T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Adams library is one of the best in the country particularly the ceiling. The art collection is special as well, with the Guitar player by Vermeer and some superb costume portraits by Larkin on the first floor. We particularly liked Two girls dressing a...More

Thank Richard R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While you are walking around the Hampstead Heath area, stop by Kenwood House and appreciate the neoclassical villa that was built in the late 1700s. It is to the north of the heath proper and an interesting stop.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kenwood House is free to visit, but you can opt to pay for a guided tour. There is plenty of information to hand about the artwork in each room, and we opted to make our own way through the house. Both the house itself, the...More

Thank MFB1968
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We walked here for a coffee! But pleasantly surprised we could visit the house for free. Well worth the visit and the curator’s were so friendly and helpful.

Thank Tracy B
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

I watched the film Belle and wanted to visit Kenwood House the next time I visited my daughter in London. We spent an enjoyable afternoon just before Christmas 2017. I was lovely to find it is free and we also joined a free tour run...More

Thank Maire S
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

We visited Kenwood House as thought English Heritage and as we are members but it is free to get in. Beautiful house and straight away I think it was Sandra gave us a concise explanation of the house through the centuries. It is like walking...More

Thank Grannypiglet
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

Finally got around to go to Kenwood House - it was amazing! The house is very nice in an awesome surrounding! The staff was super friendly, helpful and well informed about the history of the house and it's inhabitants. There is also a little book...More

Thank Gothgirlie
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

We have visited Kenwood House many, many times over a long period of time, and, today was not a disappointment. It is always good to revisit and wander around the house, plus, a bonus of having such interesting volunteers in the house to chat to....More

Thank Jackie R
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Ann F
10 April 2018|
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Response from Tracey S | Reviewed this property |
Yes-for sure, lots of places you could set up for a nice picnic.
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MacTraveller21
13 March 2018|
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Response from sheepygold | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there's anywhere to store your bags around here. If there are 2 of you I would suggest that one of you sits in the cafe next door with the bags whilst the other visits the house. A visit should not take more... More
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Response from Lindan D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late answer but we went by train and bus as it seemed an easy journey.
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