Kenwood House is an English Heritage house situated in Hampstead with fantastic views across London.
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0845 688 4410
NW3 7JR, United Kingdom
Kenwood House is an English Heritage house situated in Hampstead with fantastic views across London. The majestic villa is home to one of the finest collections of art and hung with paintings by great artists such as Rembrandt, Vermeer, Turner and Reynolds.
The venue offers guests a majestic experience and the chance to wander amongst canonical works of art or the fine surrounding parkland next to the leafy Hampstead Heath. A selection of rooms is available to hire together or separately, each varying in sizes and each containing a different atmosphere. In addition, guests are also allowed to hire the East Wing of the house (the Music Room, Green Room and Orangery that can host up to 120-seated guests.
Just off the leafy Hampstead Heath. The nearest Tube stations are Golders Green or the Overground Hampstead Heath station.
Kenwood House was built in 1700 and was designed to impress the high society of the C18th. The original brick house was remodelled into the luxurious villa that stands today between 1764-1779 by Robert Adam for the first Earl of Mansfield and Lord Chief Justice William Murray. In 1925 the first Earl of Iveagh bought the house when he died in 1927 he bequeathed the estate and his collection of fine paintings to the nation. The house is now internationally known for this collection of paintings, including canonical works by Rembrandt, Vermeer and Turner.