Holland Park is the largest park in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and covers 22.5 hectares of green space. It has large areas of woodland abundant with wildlife like beautiful birds like peacocks, insects and other mammals. There is also the 'Kyoto Gardens' which is a Japanese garden with stunning waterfalls, flowers and trees, the perfect place to take a stroll and feel peaceful among the wonderful nature. Health walks and other planned activities are also run in the park if you'd rather explore supervised.
The park has tennis courts and a cricket pitch for the sporty kids who want to keep fit! Also golf practice nets, cricket practice nets and netball facilities is provided there. The most exciting adventure for young children is the Holland Park Adventure Playground. It is suitable for 5 to 12 year olds, with exciting features to explore such as a climbing wall, zip wire, swings, climbing frames, rope bridges etc. There is also an enclosed playing area for toddlers which is safe and lets them be able to have fun and explore in the sandpit! Have a picnic together as a family and bring your own packed lunches and snacks as there are picnic tables available to use.
Food & Drink
Holland Park Cafe is the perfect spot to sit with the family and relax, while enjoying the atmosphere of the park. There's a variety of fresh, homemade foods and treats like cakes to enjoy with a hot or cold drink. It is a self service cafe offering eat-in and takeaway and snack lunch boxes catered for kids. Dogs are allowed in the outdoor seating area.
There are public toilets with access for the disabled as well as baby changing facilities.
7.30am until 30 minutes before dusk.
You can get to Holland Park by public transport and visit the TFL (Transport for London) website to plan your journey easily, knowing which bus or train to take at which times. The postcode is W8 6LU which you can use to help you to get there using a map or GPS device. The postcode of the Adventure playgrounds is W14 8EL. For parking, there is a pay and display car park however, spaces are limited and fill up fast so we suggest using public transport.
- By Tube: The closest tube station is Kensington (Olympia), Holland Park and High Street Kensington.
- By Train: The closest railway station is Kensington Olympia.
- By Bus: 9, 27, 94, 148, 228