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Nearest station to Kenwood House

Kenwood House lies north of both Gospel Oak and Hampstead Heath on the mainline, and from both, you could take the 30-minute walk across Hampstead Heath itself. Alternatively, a 13-minute taxi ride will get you there quickly. From either station, you could catch the 210 bus to Compton Avenue Kenwood House (Stop E) and from Hampstead Heath mainline station, the 268 bus can catch up with the 210, from which you alight at Compton Avenue Kenwood House.



Whilst the current government advice is to only travel if your journey is essential, we will update this page as the situation changes. We will always provide official information on how to visit this attraction safely and responsibly by train.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Saturday 07:15 - 20:00
Sunday 10:15 - 17:30
Weekdays06:45 - 20:30
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayAvailable
Oyster topupAvailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Travel card zoneZone 2
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Kiosk on Platform 2
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes

By Calling Customer Services on 0845 601 4867.

Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces3
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Station forecourt
Cycle storage notes<p>Bicycle rack located on station entrance. Users need to provide own padlock.</p>
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Step free access between platforms 3 (Barking Line) and 3 (Eastbound Stratford Line), but not elsewhere.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

contact taxi operator directly

About Kenwood House

Kenwood House is a former stately home on the northern edge of Hampstead Heath. Built-in the 17th century, it was developed through the 18th century with the addition of an orangery, and the commissioning of classical architect Robert Adam, who added the portico and the famous library interior, with its delicate pastel blues and pinks.

Kenwood House boasts a notable collection of artworks, from Landseer to Turner, and from Gainsborough to Reynolds. The Guitar Player by Vermeer is a trademark blend of playfulness and intimacy, and Rembrandt’s Self Portrait with Two Circles is one of the masterworks of his later years. Wander through Kenwood estate’s attractive landscaped gardens, with sculptures by Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth, and the ancient woods with the largest Pipistrelle bat roost in London.

Beyond the woods lies the wonderful Hampstead Heath itself – a morning spent enjoying the artworks, interiors, and gardens of Kenwood, followed by an afternoon picnic on the heath, makes for a perfect London day out. There are family activities available, with Mac’s Kenwood trails perfect for 5-11s, and a dedicated family zone in the Orangery. The Brew House Cafe serves full lunches and the Stewards’ Room serves takeaways, and there are two gift shops.

Departures and arrivals from Gospel Oak

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Gospel Oak station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Stratford (London)London Overground06:172Late
to BarkingLondon Overground06:203On time
to Richmond (London)London Overground06:221On time
to Stratford (London)London Overground06:29Scheduled
to Clapham JunctionLondon Overground06:311On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from BarkingLondon Overground06:183Late
from Stratford (London)London Overground06:221On time
from BarkingLondon Overground06:293On time
from Richmond (London)London Overground06:29Scheduled
from Stratford (London)London Overground06:311On time
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