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Kensal Green Cemetery

Kensal Green Cemetery Harrow Road, London W10 4RA, England
+44 7904 495012
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An interesting place for a walk

This is a great place for a walk but you need several hours to do it justice. It is the oldest of... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
Hauntingly Beautiful.

Spent a good hour walking around here with my partner as I'm into the more macabre of activities... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Victoria L
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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Kensal Green Cemetery Harrow Road, London W10 4RA, England
Paddington / Maida Vale
+44 7904 495012
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

This is a great place for a walk but you need several hours to do it justice. It is the oldest of the Magnificent Seven Victorian cemeteries surrounding London. It's also been a conservation area since 1984. There is an interesting mix of graves for...More

Thank PandyPandora
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Spent a good hour walking around here with my partner as I'm into the more macabre of activities. Found it highly interesting if you like that sort of stuff. Super fascinating and weirdly relaxing as we wandered around the memorials and gravestones. I recommend this...More

Thank Victoria L
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We regularly come here with our family for a stroll. It is absolutely huge, somewhat run down in parts, but absolutely fascinating. The graves vary from the very simple to huge, house-sized constructions. Looking at the names, you regularly stumble (sometimes quite literally) on someone...More

Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I knew the cemetery slightly before I took the tour, but the tour guides brought (pardon the pun) the whole place to life. Well worth a visit. More than good value for money - but it was nice that the low price attracted a good...More

Thank Su7anne
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We visited here to find an old family grave. You can go into the office and they will help you find graves on their maps. The staff members were most helpful. The graveyard is quite higgledy-piggledy and we had quite a time finding our grave...More

Thank Wendy V
Reviewed 12 May 2017

My last visit to Kensal Green Cemetery changed my view of Harold Pinter, I literally stumbled upon his grave, I was looking at another grave when I tripped over his grave, no headstone, little evidence that it was a recent grave. Clearly a man with...More

2  Thank Colin E
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This cemetery is well worth a visit as it is much more open than other London cemeteries and is right next to the Grand Union Canal.A number of famous people are remembered here including Brunels, Wilkie Collins, Thomas Hood, Sir Terrance Rattigan, William Thackeray and...More

Thank rambler757
Reviewed 11 April 2017

One of the famous big cemeteries of London; full of interesting and famous dead people..If you get the opportunity to one of the tours do so as you wont be disappointed, I found it fascinating; entertaining and very interesting....

Thank Richtea1000
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We went to Kensal Green via the tube and found the cemetery to be well signposted from the station, initially the missing walls and supporting structures don't encourage much optimism, and the nearest entrance on our visit was locked so ended up at the main...More

Thank matthewtaylor1970
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I knew in advance that there would be a lot of famous people to find, as well as some of my own ancestors. With hindsight I should have done a tour as the place is very big and pretty complicated. Well worth the visit though.

Thank SallyT63
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