This fine neoclassical mansion was remodelled by Robert Adam between 1764-73. It stands at the edge of Hampstead Heath in North
London. It has fabulous landscaped gardens, and in the summer open air concerts are held in the bowl by the lake. These are quite
exquisite wine and cheese affairs. The house contains the most important private collection of paintings ever given to the
nation: the Iveagh Bequest. This includes paintings by Rembrandt, Turner, Reynolds, Gainsborough and others.
Kenwood House is located on the west side of Hampstead Heath, between Hampstead and Highgate in north
London. The nearest undergrounds are Highgate or Hampstead. The address is Kenwood English Heritage, Hampstead Lane, London, NW3,
020 8348 1286
Admission is free to Kenwood House. For summer concerts, call 020 8348 1286.
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- 11:30am - 4pm, 7 days/week
- Closed on Dec. 24-26 and Jan. 1