172. Hampstead Heath, London, United Kingdom

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Why

This area sits outside of the London area, however, you get a great view of London from up there. It’s a Park, that’s pretty huge with areas to sun bathe, swim and enjoy the park.

Hampstead Heath, London, United Kingdom

Hampstead Heath, London, United Kingdom

Where

Located in north London and is accessible by the London Overground.

How To Get Here

By Train

You can use National Rail or Trainline.com to book tickets. Your Tube (London Underground/Overground) stop is Hampstead Heath Railway Station; then you can walk to the Park.

Hampstead Heath, London, United Kingdom, Hampstead Heath Railway Station

Hampstead Heath, London, United Kingdom, Hampstead Heath Railway Station

By Bus

Take National Express or MegaBus to Victoria Station London.Then take a train, bus or the London Underground to the Hempstead Railway Station. From there you can walk to Park.

By Plane

The nearest major airport is London-City Airport (LCY). However, you can fly into London to any of the following airports: London-Gatwick (LGW), London-Heathrow (LHR), London-Luton (LTN), London-Stansted (STN) and London-Southend (SEN). Then take a train, bus or the London Underground to the Hempstead Railway Station. From there you can walk to Park.

The following airlines serve the London City Airport (LCY):

Alitalia (AZ), Aer Lingus (EI), aurigny channel islands (GR), British Airways (BA), CityJet (WX), flybe. (BE), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), Luxair (LG), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), SkyWork Airlines (SX), Swiss Airlines (LX) and TAP Portugal (TP).

By Car

If you are already in the region you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.

By Ferry

Head over to Direct Ferries and  by P&O Ferries to make bookings to London. Then take a bus, train or the London Underground to the Hempstead Railway Station. From there you can walk to Park.

Where To Stay

There are a few places in the area to stay and of course you can stay in Central London as well.

Hampstead Heath, London, United Kingdom Neighborhood

Hampstead Heath, London, United Kingdom Neighborhood

==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.

Where To Eat

You can find a good array of places for a meal in the area.

==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.

What To Do

Hampstead Heath is a Park. It’s a great place to just relax and enjoy the summer. There are a few public bathing places in the Park as well.
Hampstead Heath, United Kingdom - London View

Hampstead Heath, United Kingdom – London View

Hampstead Heath, United Kingdom - Park

Hampstead Heath, United Kingdom – Park

Hampstead Heath, United Kingdom - Large Tree in Park

Hampstead Heath, United Kingdom – Large Tree in Park

 

Hampstead Heath, United Kingdom - Sunset

Hampstead Heath, United Kingdom – Sunset

Near Hampstead Heath is also the home of George Orwell, so if you are into literature, you can stop by and see it. Just be mindful that is a private home.
Hampstead Heath, London, United Kingdom - George Orwell's House

Hampstead Heath, London, United Kingdom – George Orwell’s House

==>> Lonely Planet has some additional information.

Additional Information

Language: British English

Currency: Pound Sterling (GBP)

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Hampstead Heath, London, United Kingdom - View of the city

Hampstead Heath, London, United Kingdom – View of the city

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