Kennington Park

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Kennington Park Road, Kennington, London SE11 4BE
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OPENING TIMES
7:30 to 15 mins before sunset

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Kennington Park lies between Kennington Park Road and St Agnes Place. First opened in 1854, it was previously called 'Kennington Common', and until 1800 was the site of public executions as well as being the South London 'speakers corner'. Methodist founders George Whitefield and John Wesley are some of the illustrious orators to speak at the Common and are reputed to have attracted a crowd of 30,000. Today facilities include a paddling pool, cafe, flower gardens, all weather astro pitch, basketball court, cricket nets, tennis courts and football pitches. For the kids, there's a dog free play area and the Charlie Chaplin adventure playground which has wheelchair access. There is also a small children's play area nearby at the historic St Mark's Churchyard.


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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

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

Railway Stations

Vauxhall Railway Station
15 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Elephant and Castle NCP
17 minutes walk
Library Street NCP
24 minutes walk

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