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Things to do in Camden

Inner London borough, home to London Zoo, Camden Market, the British Museum, Hatton Garden amongst many others

Known for...   Camden Market, British Museum, Hatton Garden, Hampstead Heath, London Zoo and BT Tower


Did you know...

  • Charles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden, began developing Camden Town in 1791 around his land at the manor of Kentish Town.
  • Camden Market is claimed to be the 4th most popular visitor attraction in London, with an estimated 100,000 people visiting during busy weekends.



 

  Attractions

London Zoo

Experience London's best day out for all the family.
Regents Park
London
NW1 4RY

 

The British Library FREE

One of the world's largest libraries.
96 Euston Road
City of London
NW1 2DB

02073238000

 

Camden Market FREE

The largest market in London, open seven days a week.
Camden Lock Place
London
NW1 8AF

 

Madame Tussauds

Enter a world of celebrity wax figures - great fun for all the family.
Marylebone Road
London
NW1 5LR

 

Kenwood House

English Heritage - Magnificent house set in beautiful landscaped parkland.
Hampstead
London
NW3 7JR

 

BT Tower

Once a year in September, the BT Tower opens to the public. Due to high demand you need to enter a ballot for tickets.
60 Cleveland Street
Marylebone
London
W1T 4JZ

 
 

  Children's Activities

The Winch FREE

The Winch reaches over 2,000 children, young people, families and members of the local community each year.
The Winchester Project
21 Winchester Road
London
NW3 3NR

02075868731

Recommended by Tete de Alencar
“We hold art classes for children of all ages every thursday after school. The Winch venue is a charity ”

 
 

  Museums

Sherlock Holmes Museum

Museum dedicated to the world famous Sherlock Holmes.
221b Baker Street
London
NW1 6XE

 
 

  Parks

The Regents Park And Primrose Hill FREE

Famous Royal Park with many attractions including London Zoo and an open air theatre.
Regents Park
London
NW1 4NR

0(0)2074867905

 

Camley Street Natural Park FREE

Two unique acres of wild green space right in the heart of London, created from an old coal yard back in 1984.
12 Camley Street
London
Greater London
N1C 4PW

 

Mortimer Terrace FREE

A wooded railway embankment with mixed woodland primarily sycamore, with willow, elder and additional species.
Camden
Greater London
NW5 1LN

 

Hampstead Heath FREE

Hampstead Heath is one of London’s most popular open spaces, situated just six kilometres from Trafalgar Square.
Spaniards Road
London
NW3 7JJ

 

Greville Place FREE

Greville Place is a small nature reserve in the far north of Camden on the Westminster border.
Westminster
Greater London
NW6 5JP

 

The Hill

Unique and beautiful garden with stunning views out over London.
Off North End Road
Hampstead
NW3 7EX

Recommended by Sara, London

 

Golders Hill Park FREE

Large public park in Golders Green with extensive leisure facilities and free zoo.
Golders Hill
North End Way
London
NW3 7HD

 
 

  Galleries

43 Inverness Street

Contemporary Art Gallery.
43 Inverness Street
London
NW1 7HB

 

Zabludowicz Collection

Contemporary art gallery.
176 Prince of Wales Rd
NW5 3PT

02074288940

 

Spring Projects

Contemporary art gallery.
Spring House
10 Spring Place
NW5 3BH

02074287159

 

The Showroom

Contemporary art gallery.
63 Penfold Street
NW8 8PQ

02077244300

 

The Daiwa Anglo Japanese Foundation

Contemporary art gallery.
Daiwa Foundation Japan House
13/14 Cornwall Terrace
NW1 4QP

02074864348

 

Arup Phase 2

Created as a venue in which to explore connections between art, design and engineering.
8 Fitzroy St
W1T 4BJ

02077553066

 
 

  Bowling

Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes

Vintage ten pin bowling experience.
Tavistock Hotel
Tavistock Square
WC1H 9EU

02071831979

 
 

  Cinema

Birkbeck Cinema

Independent cinema.
Gordon Square
London
WC1H 0PD

 

Odeon Camden Town

Multi-screen cinema.
14 Parkway
Camden
London
NW1 7AA

03330144501

 

Everyman Baker Street

Popular Independent Cinema.
96-98 Baker Street
Marylebone
London
W1U 6TJ

 

Odeon Holloway

Multi-screen cinema.
419-427 Holloway Road
Islington
London
N7 6LJ

03330144501

 

Vue Cinema London Finchley Road

Multi-screen cinema.
O2 Centre
255 Finchley Road
South Hampstead
London
NW3 6LU

03453084620

 

Renoir Cinema

Independent cinema.
Brunswick Centre
Bloomsbury
London
WC1N 1AW

 

Tricycle Cinema

Independent cinema.
269 Kilburn High Road
Brondesbury
London
NW6 7JR

 

Everyman Hampstead

Popular Independent Cinema.
5 Holly Bush Vale
Hampstead
London
NW3 6TX

 

Everyman Belsize Park

Popular Independent Cinema.
203 Haverstock Hill
London
NW3 4QG

 

Odeon Swiss Cottage

Multi-screen cinema (Odeon Luxe).
Swiss Cottage
96 Finchley Road
London
NW3 5EL

03330144501

 

Curzon Cinema Bloomsbury

Independent cinema.
The Brunswick
London
WC1N 1AW

03333210104

 
 

  Theatre

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

The award-winning Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre is a London landmark – a firm fixture of summer in the city.
Regent's Park
London
NW1 4NU

 

Pleasance Theatre

Intimate 289 seater venue.
Carpenters Mews
North Road
London
N7 9EF

 

Lion & Unicorn Theatre

Popular fringe theatre.
42-44 Gaisford Street
London
NW5 2ED

 

Camden People's Theatre

Unique, fringe theatre.
58-60 Hampstead Road
London
NW1 2PY

 

Shaw Theatre

446 seat venue located in the heart of London.
Novotel Hotel
100-110 Euston Road
London
NW1 2AJ

 

Theatro Technis

Premier fringe theatre in Central London.
26 Crowndale Road
London
NW1 1TT

 

Bloomsbury Theatre

Popular Central London Theatre.
15 Gordon Street
London
WC1H 0AH

 

Etcetera Theatre

One of London's best known pub theatres.
Oxford Arms
265 Camden High Street
London
NW1 7BU

 

Place

Innovative dance productions.
17 Dukes Road
London
WC1H 9AB

 

New Diorama Theatre

80 seat Central London venue.
15 Triton Street
London
NW1 3BF

 

Drill Hall

Intimate 200 seater venue.
16 Chenies Street
London
WC1E 7ET

 

Tricycle Theatre

Independent theatre, cinema and art gallery.
269 Kilburn High Road
London
NW6 7JR

 

Hampstead Theatre

Internationally respected 328 seater venue.
Eton Avenue
Swiss Cottage
London
NW3 3EU

 

Cockpit Theatre

Seventies built theatre in Maryelbone.
Gateforth Street
London
NW8 8EH

 

New End Theatre

Popular local theatre.
27 New End
Hampstead
London
NW3 1JD

 

Pentameters Theatre

One of London's most respected fringe theatres.
Three Horseshoes Pub
28 Heath Street
London
NW3 6TE

 

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