Kensington Gardens, London

Kensington Gardens Office

The Magazine Storeyard
Magazine Gate
Kensington Gardens
W2 2UH

Phone: +44 (0)300 061 2000

Fax: +44 (0)20 7724 2826

Opening times: Mon – Sun – 06.00 – 21.30



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Area of Kensington Gardens: 265 acres

Postcode for electronic device users: W2 2UH


  • Kensington Palace
  • The Italian Gardens
  • Albert Memorial
  • Peter Pan Statue
  • The Serpentine Galleries

Parking facility and direction :

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Accessibility information

Two resources are available to assist you in planning a visit to Kensington Gardens:

  • Inclusive London:

          Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W2 4BH

          Tel: 020 7298 2000


Liberty Drive

Park Regulations & Car Parking

Regulations and the amendments, contact TSO Customer Services

Tel: +44 (0)870 600 5522.


Cycling in Kensington Gardens

The Broad Walk and Palace Walk and Mount Walk.

Park & ride: 

Address: The Royal Parks, The Old Police House, Hyde Park, London W2 2UH

Tel: 07050 209 249



  • Dogs are welcome in all the Royal Parks but in some places not allowed.
  • Licensed commercial Dog walkers are allowed.

Provisions relating parliament Square

St James Park

Tel: 0300 061 2350



  • Maximum group sizes allowed for picnics: 30 guests.
  • We have no objection to alcoholic drinks, but they must be available free of charge and over 18 age.

Features of Kensington Gardens

  • The Peter Pan Statue

  • The Albert Memorial

  • Diana Memorial Playground
  • The Italian Gardens
  • Serpentine Galleries
  • The Allotment Garden


The Peter Pan Statue

Located: To the west of the Long Water is the Peter Pan statue.

Features:  Squirrels, rabbits, mice and fairies climbing up top of Peter bronze statue.

J.M. Barrie published first Peter Pan story in 1902 using Kensington Gardens for inspiration.

The Albert Memorial

Located: On Albert Memorial Road opposite the Royal Albert Hall.


  • It is one of London’s most ornate monuments, designed by George Gilbert Scott.
  • Marble figures representing Europe, Asia, Africa and America stand at each corner of the memorial.
  • Further figures representing manufacture, commerce, agriculture and engineering.
  • Base of the memorial the Parnassus frieze depicts celebrated painters, poets sculptors, musicians and architects, reflecting Albert’s enthusiasm for the arts.
  • There are 187 exquisitely carved figures in the frieze.

Diana Memorial Playground

The Broadwalk Cafe and Playcafe serves flatbread pizza, great salads,

The Orangery

Kensington Palace Cafe Menu.

The Magazine Restaurant

Location: Situated just north of the Serpentine Bridge and within the Serpentine Sackler Gallery

Phone: 020 7298 7552


Website: The Magazine


  • The dining room features a flowing membrane roof and columns.
  • Flows natural light into the room.
  • Stunning glass walls.
  • Perfect surroundings for Emmanuel’s cooking.
  • Open from breakfast through to afternoon tea.
  • Offers a children’s menu as well as weekend brunch.

Refreshment points

Location: It is located near the Italian Gardens and the Albert Memorial.

Phone: +44 (0)20 7034 0722


Opening Times: 8am-8pm in the summer; 10am-4pm in the winter

Company of cooks:

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They serve ice cream, hot and cold drinks, pastries and wraps.




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