skip to main content
The Royal Parks web site uses cookies. By browsing you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Read our cookie policy

Celebrating Kensington Garden’s famous fictional resident, the bronze statue features Peter Pan surrounded by squirrels, rabbits, mice and fairies.

You can find the Peter Pan statue to the west of the Long Water, in the same spot as Peter lands his bird-nest boat in the story, ‘The Little White Bird.’

Peter Pan creator and local resident JM Barrie was inspired by Kensington Gardens. He commissioned Sir George Frampton to build the statue which has been a favourite feature of the gardens since 1912.

Bring the Peter Pan statue magically to life with your smartphone, as part of Talking Statues. Simply swipe your phone on the nearby plaque and get a personal call-back from Peter Pan.

A recent project at Peter Pan is now complete and Peter Pan re-opened on Wednesday 1st May - 107 years to the day that it was first unveiled in 1912. This involved:

  • restoring the Grade II* Peter Pan statue and its surrounding
  • enhancing the landscape setting creating a garden that evokes the 'magic' of Peter Pan
  • improving access for less able park visitors
  • improving the visibility and prominence of the statue from across the Long Water and the wider landscape of Kensington Gardens

Help us improve our website by completing a short survey

search