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Hampstead

Handsome architecture bordering picturesque parkland

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

Mike Tracy

"The properties in Hampstead are highly desirable owing to their period charm."

Mike Tracy

"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?

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 Holly Bush

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

Basilico

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

The Flask

Charming inside and out, The Flask pub is located at the end of delightful Flask Walk. It serves British dishes, but with a refined Hampstead twist.

Pentameters Theatre

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

Artichoke

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

The Hampstead Butcher

A well stocked local butchers selling awesome steaks!

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 Armoury Gym

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

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.

La Crêperie de Hampstead

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

Parliament Hill

Excellent views of London's skyline, where you can see St Paul's Cathedral, the Shard and the Gherkin. A great place to be when the sun is out!

Kenwood House Park

Amazing views and scenery and home to a Henry Moore sculpture. It's the perfect place for a summer picnic.

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 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?

Emilie

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

December 2014

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"'80s fantasy film 'Labyrinth' starring David Bowie was largely filmed on Hampstead Heath."

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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

La Jolie Ronde Languages for Children-Hampstead Community Centre

Hampstead Community Centre
Learn in small classes run by carefully selected, trained and CRB checked tutors. From the very first lesson be imitating an authentic accent. In each weekly lesson be enthused by exciting games, fun songs and activities. Receive a colourful activity book and CDBe awarded with a special French certificate on the completion of each programme. 5-7 years: Thursdays 16.00-16.30 7-8 years: Thursdays 16.40-17.10 8-11 years: Thursdays 17.15-17.45 Website

Make & Do

Camden Arts Centre
Every Sunday while the exhibitions are on families with children can drop in to the Drawing Studio for practical and creative activities based around the exhibitions. Activities are suitable for all ages. No booking is required. Website

Culture Kidz Art Classes

Pizza Express
During the session, the children participate in three varied projects using a number of basic art skills such as sticking, drawing, painting, collage, printing, stamping and construction 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

Street Dance class-JW3

JW3
Try popping, locking and hip-hop moves in this high energy street dance class. Work with professionally trained dancers from the Spencer Stage School to refine your moves. You'll be creating choreography from your favourite pop songs. If you want to move like Beyoncé or recreate a will.i.am music video, this is your chance. Get fit, have fun and learn new skills in this dynamic dance class. All the sessions will take place in JW3's Dance Studio. The focus is on fun but IDTA dance exams are also optional. Website

ISTD Tap & Modern at Jumpup Dance Academy

King's College
Jumpup Dance Academy, one of Hampstead's premier dance schools, based at Kings College, Kidderpore Avenue NW3 7ST, is now also in Mill Hill. Using the fully fitted brand new dance studio at the Mill Hill Music Complex, Bunns Lane, NW7 2AJ 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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