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Opening times

Kensington Gardens opens to the public at 6am each day. Closing times vary throughout the year.
Kensington Gardens closing times 2021 (PDF 125.53 KB)

Getting there

Kensington Gardens is readily accessible by public transport. There are a number of tube stations and bus stops that surround the park.

Postcode for electronic device users is W2 2UH, but note this is for guidance only as the gardens cover a large area

Parking is available for disabled drivers at Queen's Gate or along West Carriage Drive in the designated bays.

By Tube

The tube stations that surround Kensington Gardens are:

  • Lancaster Gate & Queensway (Central Line)
  • Bayswater (District Line)
  • High Street Kensington (Circle and District Lines)

By Bus

  • 9 Aldwych - Hammersmith
  • 10 Hammersmith - Kings Cross
  • 27 Chalk Farm -Turnham Green
  • 28 Harrow Road (Prince of Wales) - Wandsworth
  • 31 Notting Hill Gate - Camden Town
  • 49 Shepherd's Bush - Wandsworth
  • 52 Victoria - Willesden
  • 70 South Kensington - Acton
  • 94 Piccadilly Circus- Acton Green
  • 148 Victoria - Shepherd's Bush
  • 274 Angel Islington - Lancaster Gate
  • 360 Elephant and Castle - Royal Albert Hall
  • 390 Notting Hill Gate - Archway

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