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Hampstead Heath

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Address: Spaniards Rd, London NW3, England
Phone Number: 020 7332 3322
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Activities: Walking, Ice skating

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Best park in London

We really enjoyed our visit to this park, which is not as manicured and artificial as Hyde Park or Regent's Park. A big section of the park is a forested area with lovely paths in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Ramatuelle, France
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed our visit to this park, which is not as manicured and artificial as Hyde Park or Regent's Park. A big section of the park is a forested area with lovely paths in the midst of all that green. There are several ponds with ducks and swans as well. The atmosphere in the park is very laid back... More 

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Hertfordshire , Uk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

We were in in Hampstead to visit a local National Trust Property,Fenton House and Garden, and decided to visit Hampstead Heath because, despite having lived in an around London all our lives, we had never been there. It is owned and managed by the Corporation of London and has the famous Hampstead Ponds. It is a very popular place for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Have spent much time in and around the parks of London, Richmond being my favourite. Went walking here with my wife and family during a long distance running weekend which was a washout. It was a mud bath, but on the peak of the hill a stunning view of central London and beyond. Always busy and rarely all that peaceful... More 

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Essen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

I loved Hampstead Heath! The part is large and has a few ponds here and there. It's a very nice place to have a walk in. It has a very pretty hill, which has an amazing prospect, particularly in the spring.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

I have been to Hampstead Heath a few times over the years. It is a vast park, with natural ponds where one can swim with ducks!, large areas of grass for picnics, areas of vegetation that appears to grown wild but with clear signs of being attended to. Great places for coffee and light meals. It is easily accessible from... More 

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London England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

On a sunny day this must be one of the best free attractions in London. The paths and walkways stretch for miles with ponds and lakes and great views across London. It is a good idea to take a map or at least get your bearings so that you know exactly where you are going to walk as there are... More 

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Simsbury, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I took a London Walks tour to Hampstead which included Hampstead Heath which is open space in its natural state. With usual heat in the mid-80's, this was a perfect day to explore the part of London with the highest elevation. This enclave has history, name dropping residents past and present and probably some of the priciest real estate in... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This is a great place to go for a stroll with wide expansive walking areas. All manner of great places to eat and drink dotted around the outside. Great views of London when you are on top of the Heath

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

As now I am living in the area, there are bus routes for easy access to these places: To alexandra park: bus 34 get off at muswell hill, walk down a very steep road to a bus stop, turn left to the park and palace (pic 1). Do some walking from Muswell hill to Highgate wood/Queen's wood cafe (pic 2).... More 

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This is the space for anyone who has a yen for nature, beautiful vistas and great location, and all available within one of the world's most compelling cities! Even if you can't leave the enticements of London far behind, you can have a wonderful time strolling along in Hampstead and popping into one of the eateries for a suitable snack.... More 

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