Kenwood House

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9 / 10

9 expert reviews

“Kenwood House was built as a gentleman's country home and was later enlarged and decorated by Scottish architect Robert Adam, starting in 1764.”

– Frommer's

Fodor's Fodor's
"Adam refaced most of the exterior and added the splendid library, which, with its vaulted ceiling and Corinthian columns, is the highlight of the house for design aficionados." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"Situated atop Hampstead Heath, this lakefront estate features a Neoclassical villa housing a collection of world-renowned paintings." Full review
Time Out Time Out
"A superb collection of 63 Old Master paintings, acquired during a remarkably astute four-year spending spree between 1897 and 1891." Full review
Not For Tourists Not For Tourists
"Grand open house with picture gallery. Beautiful gardens."
Let's Go Let's Go
"Visitors to Kenwood House can now admire his fabulous art collection and see how the 18th-century elite lived. " Full review
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