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Belsize Park

Stucco-fronted buildings and red brick mansion blocks amongst upmarket amenities

"The cobbled mewses of Belsize Park form delightful backdrops for stunning properties..."

Mike Tracy

"When it's only a short distance to walk to Primrose Hill and St John's Wood, Swiss Cottage is in a prime spot."

Kristian Brown

"Always worth the walk to the top! London's skyline beautifully framed by Primrose Hill and London Zoo."

Oliver Venn

What is your favourite place?

Where do Belsize Park locals go?


The best selection of baby brands, along with classes and a good cup of coffee!

The Armoury Gym

An independent, not that busy, bright gym with lots of windows and natural light, offering good classes and lovely staff too.

The Hill

With a menu of freshly prepared lunch and dinner dishes, this place does a great sirloin steak and pepper sauce!

The Hampstead Butcher

A well stocked local butchers selling awesome steaks!


For music lovers there is the famous Roundhouse venue, which has amazing views from anywhere inside and great sound for a brilliant night out!

Primrose Hill

The best spot for a picnic or a quick run!

Garden Cafe

Great for all-day breakfast or brunch!

Oliver Bonas

The perfect place to pick up a gift or a treat for yourself! Clothes, jewellery and beauty products, all under one roof...

The Princess of Wales

Quirky interiors and a fabulous Sunday lunch in leafy Primrose Hill.

L'Absinthe Brasserie

A real lunchtime treat, this restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere also operates as a cafe and deli.

La Crêperie de Hampstead

This little food van does amazing sweet and savoury crepes. Be warned, there's always a queue!

Hampstead Sports Massage

Wonderful massage therapists in Hampstead that do home visits. The therapists are great, especially on Sundays when I'm most lazy.


Amazing fresh, cold pressed juices, high-quality fruit and veg and healthy treats; perfect for the health conscious amongst us.

Camden Market

Wandering through one of the many stalls in Camden Market, there's always something to catch the eye!

The Horseshoe

Great for a drink after a long day at the office, this gastropub serves delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner dishes made using fresh ingredients - not a microwave meal in site!

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Swiss Cottage, Hampstead, Kentish Town, St John's Wood, Camden, South Hampstead, West Hampstead, Dartmouth Park, Regent's Park and Tufnell Park

What do you love about Belsize Park?

Why do you find Belsize Park a great place to live?


"Lots of cafes, easy access to central London, quiet and beautiful area with lots of period homes, gardens and plants."

January 2015

Mike Sweidan

"The eclectic stucco architecture and numerous trees in the area, the proximity to wide green spaces such as Primrose Hill and Hampstead Heath. The fact that Belsize Park has three distinct focal shopping disctricts in Englands lane, Haverstock Hill and Steeles Village, and Belsize Village make it a cosmopolitan and trendy area. The convenience of being so close to the City makes the area extremely desirable, not to mention you... more

May 2011


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"World renowned poet John Keats lived on the border and was inspired by Hampstead Heath - he is thought to have penned Ode to a Nightingale after hearing birdsong whilst in the Spaniards Inn."

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Child-friendly activities near Belsize Park

Dance Fusion Academy

The Thanet Youth Club
Dance Fusion Academy offers a range of dance classes for children of all ages and abilities. Fully qualified Royal Academy Of Dance, ISTD and DTTLL's qualified teacher. Website

Mini Mozart : Swiss Cottage

Huggle Shop
Live music classes featuring clarinet, violin, trumpet or trombone with a piano accompanist, bubbles, parachute and interactive story. Each class is a mini musical based on a different fairy tale. 9:30am Toddlers 10:20 am Babies & Toddlers 11:10 Babies Website

Imagination Shop presents Gifted Makers!

Belsize Community Library
Each week we make a simple craft-based gift using skills such as sticking, drawing, threading, painting, collage, printing, stamping, gluing and construction. Website

Swiss Cottage Dance: Ballet Classes

Swiss Cottage Community Centre
The 2 - 4 year old classes are very special and a child's first experience of a dancing class. Children are taught basic co-ordination skills whilst learning to interpret and understand different styles of music. Ballet in the Cecchetti method is taught to pupils of 4 years and upwards. Timetable 10.00 - 10.45 Babies Ballet 2.5-3.5years 10.45 - 11.30 Transition 4-5years 11.30 - 12.15 Primary 12.15 - 13.00 Grade 1 13.00 - 13.45 Grade 3 Ballet 13.45 - 14.30 Grade 4 Modern Dance 14.30 - 15.15 Standard 3 Ballet 15.15 - 16.00 Standard 2 Ballet 16.00 - 17.00 Grade 6 Ballet 17.00 - 17.15 Pointe Work Class Website

First Steps School of Dance

Royal Free Recreation Club
The School offers a structured programme of dance for both children and adults. Students are prepared for examinations or can dance purely for enjoyment. The School has a disciplined, but friendly atmosphere and our aim is to encourage creativity, develop dance technique and to convey the enjoyment of dancing Website

"Songsters" with Neal

Child-friendly music that parents can also enjoy, music with the power to enchant, thrill, mystify, hypnotise, captivate and entrance! Website


Royal Free Hospital,
Aquakiddies/Babies swimming lessons, whilst teaching essential baby swimming skills, also strongly emphasise 'having fun' as we believe enjoyment to be vital for baby health. Our swimming lessons for toddlers and babies, which take place across London, West Sussex and the UK, are carefully designed and structured to allow for your baby's needs so that you and your baby enjoy the whole experience and experience the full benefits of baby swimming. Website
  1. About Belsize Park

    Belsize Park is an area of north-west London, in the London Borough of Camden. It is located 3.4 miles (5.5 km) north-west of Charing Cross and situated on the Northern Line. It borders Hampstead to the north and west, Kentish Town and Gospel Oak to the east, Camden Town to the south east and Primrose Hill to the south. The name is derived from French bel assis meaning 'well situated'. It is a lively area and there are many restaurants, pubs and cafés along Haverstock Hill and also England's Lane. It is more spacious than Hampstead Village, with wider roads. Hampstead Heath is a 10–12 minutes' walk. Primrose Hill Park is 5 minutes' walk from England's Lane and provides some of the best views of Central London.

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