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Hampstead

Handsome architecture bordering picturesque parkland

"Hampstead High Street has a delightful community feel with its upmarket independent boutiques and restaurants."

Ed Rafter

"Hampstead is even prettier when the sun is shining..."

Ben Relton

"Mount Vernon is just one of Hampstead's delightful lanes off beautiful Holly Hill."

Mike Tracy

What is your favourite place?

Where do Hampstead locals go?

Basilico

Delicious wood fired takeaway pizzas. They also have a delivery service.

Hampstead Sports Massage

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

The Hampstead Butcher

A well stocked local butchers selling awesome steaks!

The Armoury Gym

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

Pentameters Theatre

Above The Horseshoe pub, this small theatre puts on a number of performances all year round.

Oliver Bonas

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

Artichoke

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

The Holly Bush

Just off Holly Hill, the Holly Bush is a delightful pub in an even more charming setting.

Childs Hill Library

Caring staff that is always willing to help and has fantastic resources.

Flask Walk

A delightful cut through between Hampstead High Street and Back Lane, Flask Walk epitomises Hampstead's upmarket, community charm.

The Old Bull & Bush

A beautiful pub with a fantastic outdoor area between Golders Green and Hampstead. A great spot for an evening beer whilst the sun goes down.

Golders Hill Park

Boasting a wonderful café and secret garden, this park is a stunning place to relax on a hot, sunny day.

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!

Hampstead Heath Extension

Perfect for going on long walks with the dog or using it as your local running route.

Spielburger

A small but perfected menu of tasty burgers and sides. There's also vegetarian options and non-beef burgers too.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Child's Hill, West Hampstead, Belsize Park, Golders Green, Swiss Cottage, Cricklewood, Kilburn, South Hampstead, Dartmouth Park and Highgate

What do you love about Hampstead?

Why do you find Hampstead a great place to live?

Alex

"Apart from amazing personal memories, I think it's London's most charming and romantic place. Lovely restaurants, beautiful park, breathtaking mansions and top-class bars. By some country miles, London's best place."

January 2017

Emilie

"Hampstead is chic but not too snobby. Close to a big park, has restaurants and shops - excellent schools."

December 2014

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"The never completed North End station was planned to serve a large residential development planned for Hampstead Heath. This scheme met with universal disdain and was scrapped leaving a partially completed station which was prepared as an emergency shelter during the Cold War."

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Child-friendly activities near Hampstead

Baby Ballet 1 - Rona Hart School

Rona Hart School of Dance
At Rona Hart we know that all children are different so we provide a range of dance styles to cater for all personalities. Our classes are structured and yet imaginative and our teachers disciplined and yet fun. We pride ourselves on our great parent feedback that our school is a nurturing, stimulating and inspiring place to be. Many pupils enter as 'baby ballerinas' and never want to leave. Website

Children's After School Art Club (age 5-11)

Hampstead School of Art
Print, paint, draw and sculpt; experiment and explore the core techniques of each discipline whilst engaging with artist's work. The focus is to encourage children to engage with exciting materials and unique techniques. Once a week. You can choose Monday or Wednesday. Price is for 12 sessions. Website

Perform Acting, Singing and Dance Classes-Belsize Park Olave Centre

Olave Centre At Pax Lodge
Drama, dance and singing workshops for 4-7 year olds that will boost children's confidence, creativity and concentration skills. Website

Dramatots & Stage One

Holy Trinity Primary School
Specialised workshop sessions invite boys and girls, aged 3 & 4, Dramatots and 5 & 6, Stage One, to take part in exciting drama games and creative exercises which aim to develop voice work, focus, concentration and confidence. Our carefully devised drama activities also encourage each child to develop their performance skills at their own pace. Each week a special play is devised and each child is able to play a specially created role. Parents are invited to come and watch the final session of term. Website

Ace Performing Arts

St Luke's Primary School
At ACE we are passionate about boosting your child's confidence and creativity while developing their performing arts skills. Our teachers are all professional performers having worked extensively in west-end theatre, film, television and the recording industry. Each member of our team also has over three years teaching experience as standard. Website

Children's Drawing and Painting (ages 5-7)

Hampstead School of Art
A wonderful way for children to express their creativity and have fun learning to paint and draw with a professional. Materials are provided. Ages 6(+): Saturday 10.00-12.30 5-7 years: Sunday 10.00-12.30 Website

Old Time Nursery

Heath Street Baptist Church
Songs accompanied by banjo, guitar, accordion, piano, violin, toy piano, melodica, percussion, drums, stylophone and lapsteel guitar Website
  1. About Hampstead

    Hampstead is an area of London, England, located 4 miles (6.4 km) north-west of Charing Cross. It is located in Inner London. It is part of the London Borough of Camden. It is known for its intellectual, liberal, artistic, musical and literary associations and for the large and hilly parkland Hampstead Heath. It is also home to some of the most expensive housing in the London area, or indeed anywhere in the world, with large houses selling for up to £50m (2008). The village of Hampstead has more millionaires within its boundaries than any other area of the United Kingdom.

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