Please note that due to current circumstances, our catering outlets may be operating slightly different opening times and a reduced menu offer. Updated opening times for most of our cafes can be found here or please contact the outlet you are planning to visit directly. Telephone numbers are available on the outlet web pages.
We have implemented all necessary measures to protect our visitors’ safety and to provide a safe working environment for our attendants. During periods when the toilets are cleaned, we will temporarily close access to the facilities until cleaning is safely completed. We will keep our toilet provision under constant review.
From Monday 21st September public toilets within The Royal Parks will be open at newly updated times, listed on our updates page.
Please note that we are reintroducing charges for using these facilities from this date.
Please ensure you regularly check our updates page for the very latest information about park closures and access to facilities.
Once part of Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens offers a mix of old and new park pastimes and green space.
Get your fix of contemporary art and architecture at the Serpentine Galleries, marvel at the history and heritage of Kensington Palace or admire the Victorian splendour of the Albert Memorial. Over in the Diana Memorial Playground , kids will enjoy the huge wooden pirate ship, sensory trail and play sculptures, inspired by the adventures of fictional park hero, Peter Pan.
Did you know?
You can pick up tips for growing fruit and vegetables from the park’s very own allotment which is also home to a number of chickens.
Kensington Gardens is one of London’s eight Royal Parks and covers an area of 265 acres.