Kennington Park  

 
 
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Kennington Park Road, Kennington, St. Agnes Place, London SE11 4BU
 
 
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7.30am-15 mins before sunset
 

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This much loved open space in the south London borough of Lambeth has two parts; the Victorian Grade II listed park and the park extension to the east, created in the 1960s. Kennington Park offers sports facilities, a cafe, playgrounds and a One O'Clock Club for the kids. You can book a tennis court or astro turf pitch (by calling Greenwich Leisure on 0845 130 8998), play ping pong at tables set up near the cafe, go skating at the skate bowl, and follow the fitness trail as well as signing up for special events like bat walks led by Lambeth's Parks Project Officer.

 

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Underground Stations

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Kennington Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Oval Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Vauxhall Railway Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elephant and Castle NCP
 
14 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Park Plaza London Riverbank
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £75  24% off
18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 13 minutes from Kennington Park
For understated chic this hotel on the banks of the Thames opposite the Tate Britain is a top choice. The rooms are clean and modern and ... More
 
 
 
Plaza on the River Club & Residence London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £116  35% off
18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 13 minutes from Kennington Park
Riverside rooms at this modern luxury hotel overlook the River Thames with the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and the London Eye visible. All apartments features ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London- Vauxhall Nine Elms
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £60  31% off
87 South Lambeth Road, SW8 | 14 minutes from Kennington Park
Recently redeveloped in a contemporary style, the Holiday Inn Express London -Vauxhall Nine Elms is a budget hotel located just south of the river Thames. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Oasis Nature Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Larkhall Lane, SW4 | 23 minutes from Kennington Park
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Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 24 minutes from Kennington Park
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Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 29 minutes from Kennington Park
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Harleyford Street, Kennington, London SE11 | 6 minutes from Kennington Park
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Rebus Tourist Guides
London > Leisure > Activities
33, Vanbrugh Court, Wincott St, Lambeth, London SE11 | 8 minutes from Kennington Park
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Kennington Park , 54 Kennington Oval, Kennington, SE11 | 6 minutes from Kennington Park
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London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 13 minutes from Kennington Park
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Above The Stag Theatre
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Arch 17, Miles Street, Lambeth, London SW8 | 14 minutes from Kennington Park
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155 Vauxhall Street, Kennington, London SE11 | 6 minutes from Kennington Park
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Newport Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 12 minutes from Kennington Park
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London > Shopping > House and Garden
Brunswick House, 30 Wandsworth Road, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 14 minutes from Kennington Park
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
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119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 20 minutes from Kennington Park
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313 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 3 minutes from Kennington Park
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London College Of Communication
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Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 13 minutes from Kennington Park
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Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 16 minutes from Kennington Park
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 34 minutes from Kennington Park
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
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The Duchy Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 Sancroft Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 5 minutes from Kennington Park
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The Fentiman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
64 Fentiman Road, Kennington, London SW8 | 10 minutes from Kennington Park
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Elephant and Castle Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Newington Causeway Road, SE1 | 16 minutes from Kennington Park
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South London Pacific
London > Nightlife > Bars
340 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 3 minutes from Kennington Park
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Fire
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
South Lambeth Road, Vauxhall, Lambeth, London SW8 | 12 minutes from Kennington Park
London's biggest and best gay venue, Fire hosts a cluster of different club nights including more and more straight-friendly one-off parties over the weekends. Newly redesigned ... More
 
 
 
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Corsica Studios
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 14 minutes from Kennington Park
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Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 14 minutes from Kennington Park
This museum of 20th-century warfare offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life was like for both citizens and soldiers in the two world wars. The ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Britain
London > Business > Venue Hire
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 17 minutes from Kennington Park
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Emmanuel Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
9-23 Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 22 minutes from Kennington Park
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