Kensington Gardens, A Royal Park


The park is planted with formal avenues of magnificent trees and ornamental flower beds, and covers 100 hectares (275 acres). It is home to Kensington Palace, the peaceful Italian Gardens, Peter Pan statue, the stunning Albert Memorial and the Serpentine Gallery. There are mature trees, grasslands and many types of wildlife.

There are two playgrounds, including the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Playground near Black Lion Gate. Some public toilets have disabled access.

The Broadwalk Café is open daily, with refreshment kiosks in summer.

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Opening Times

Opening Times:

06:00 to late eve all year round. Diana Memorial Playground closes earlier and has selected opening times throughout the year.

Venue Details & Map

Kensington Gardens, A Royal Park

W2 2UH
+44 (0)300 061 2000
Public transport:
Tube: Lancaster Gate, Queensway or High Street Kensington;Bus: 9, 10, 12, 27, 28, 31, 49, 52, 70, 94

Facilities & Accessibility


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Free entry

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