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

Underground Stations

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

Railway Stations

 
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 £81  27% 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  25% 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  38% 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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Archbishop's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 15 minutes from Kennington Park
This immaculate 10 acre park is the largest green space on the Southbank. Once part of Lambeth Palaces private gardens, Archbishop Tait originally donated the ... More
 
 
 
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Garden Museum
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 15 minutes from Kennington Park
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Leake Street Pocket Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lower Marsh, SE1 | 21 minutes from Kennington Park
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The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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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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London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Friday 22nd December 2017 - 8.30pm
Kennington Park , 138 Kennington Park Road, SE11 | 2 minutes from Kennington Park
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Breaking The Ice
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Kennington Park , 54 Kennington Oval, Kennington, SE11 | 6 minutes from Kennington Park
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
138 Kennington Park Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 2 minutes from Kennington Park
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Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 13 minutes from Kennington Park
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Above The Stag Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
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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Newport Street Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Newport Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 12 minutes from Kennington Park
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London > Attractions > Museums
151 Walworth Road, Southwark, London SE17 | 12 minutes from Kennington Park
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London > Shopping > Markets
The Workshop, Lambeth High Street, SE1 | 14 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
42 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 20 minutes from Kennington Park
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London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
316 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 3 minutes from Kennington Park
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313 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 3 minutes from Kennington Park
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140 Newington Butts, Kennington, London SE11 | 8 minutes from Kennington Park
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
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
Kennington Park Road, St. Agnes Place, Kennington, London SE11 | Same location as Kennington Park
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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
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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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