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- 98%Family Travelers
- 80%Outdoor Enthusiasts
- 77%Budget Travelers
- 63%Green Travelers
- 55%Luxury Travelers
- 55%Local Culture
User Reviews (36 Reviews)
- Hampstead HeathMember ofBudget TravelersBackpackersFeb 14, 2014
The rumours are true, there are gays in West London too. In fact, Hamsptead Heath is somewhat notorious as a gay cruising spot and George Michael has actually admitted to using this park as cruising ground. You won’t find the young art school hipsters of London Fields here but an older clientele, probably walking the dog and dressed in tweed. There is also an all male pond here, which really heats up (in more ways than one) during the summer months.
- Hampstead HeathMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersWellnessOct 19, 2013
London's answer to New York's Central Park or San Francisco's Golden Gate, this massive public park has days worth of activities to offer, from hiking trails and lakes to horse stables and sporting greens. You could literally spend a week exploring all the beautiful natural wildlife and minimal man-made buildings.
- Hampstead HeathMember ofLocal CultureFamily TravelersFoodies+ 2Sep 13, 2013
One of my favorite places in the world. Great for running , hiking, picnics, swimming in the ponds,playgrounds for kids. In ten years of going there I am still discovering new places. There is a large playground on the south end near parliament hill. We particularly like the pergola located in the extension. Such magical spot to feel like you are in the middle of the woods yet still in central london!Recommended for:Family Travelers
- Hampstead HeathMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 11Aug 22, 2013
Parks, like museums, are free to visit in London and, given the British talent for gardening, absolutely gorgeous. Hampstead Heath's slightly wild landscaping is perfect for picnics and wandering. You can even take a dip in one of the bathing ponds. Our recommendation is to ascend Parliament Hill for one of the best views of London around. All it will cost you is the energy to walk there.
- Hampstead HeathMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersFoodies+ 7Jul 11, 2013
The Heath is one of London's best places to stroll, picnic, swim, and chill out in general. The bathing ponds are an unexpected place to dunk yourself in the rare case of the weather getting hot enough, while panoramic views of London spread out beneath Parliament Hill. You can pop up to Kenwood House for a pint, or even join a foraging tour, which will take you around the Heath finding all of nature's good things to eat.
- Hampstead HeathMember ofOutdoor EnthusiastsFamily TravelersFoodies+ 2Jun 21, 2013
One of the world's most amazing urban parks. Located in north London, it is absolutely huge, with forests, trails, wild meadows and manicured lawns, ponds for swimming and more. You really feel like you are out in the countryside. Pack a picnic lunch and come spend the day here.
- Hampstead HeathMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsFamily Travelers+ 4Mar 06, 2013
One of the highest point in London, Hampstead Heath is a massive London park, covering 720 acres in total, and one of Londoners favourite place to relax especially during Summer (other than that it's pretty windy and cold, at least for me). The coolest thing for me about the Heath is that it has not one, or two, but three(!) 'open-air' public swimming pools. Although I wouldn't call it 'pools' cause they are really are ponds, used to be reservoir for drinking water. Definitely not for the squemishes, as you will swim along with the fishes, the ducks and the swans ... or what ever lives in there :) Apart from that, the vast green area is just breathtaking.
- Hampstead HeathMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBusiness Travelers+ 3Feb 07, 2013
The best place in London for a walk, the Heath is enormous. It features pretty woodland passes, swimming ponds and fantastic views over London. There are lots of great cafes and pubs to have lunch in the area too, on both the Hampstead and Highgate sides.
- Hampstead HeathMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsFoodies+ 2Jan 24, 2013
Definately my favourite place in London. Not hard to get to but just far enough away from the centre that it's missed by lots of tourists. It's as close as you can get to the wild in any city I've ever been!