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Address: London, England
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One of London's most picturesque neighborhoods, this perfectly preserved...

One of London's most picturesque neighborhoods, this perfectly preserved Georgian village sits atop a handsome hill boasting the capital's most elegant old world promenade, a hodgepodge of cobblestone narrow streets, picturesque cottages and romantic views.

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Cosiest part of London!

Cute alleys and rolling hills filled with the prettiest little cottages and gardens. Flowers, shops and old pubs everywhere, close to Hampstead Heath. Feels and looks like old... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 May 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Cute alleys and rolling hills filled with the prettiest little cottages and gardens. Flowers, shops and old pubs everywhere, close to Hampstead Heath. Feels and looks like old countryside village, yet quickly accessible by tube. Fairytale charm!

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015

Hampstead Village is the type of place you feel you've been before. No, it's not for the rich history, nor for the fact that many a movie has been shot here - it's the way in which the trendy new and culture intertwines with the untouched architecture of many moons ago. As I hopped out of my token black cab... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

When here you could imagine you were in a real village in the country, with the cobbled streets, churches, little squares and interesting shops. The best way to get here is by Underground to Hampstead station. I come to Hampstead every year to visit various attractions, but always like to wander through this part of it. There is a large... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2015

When not in Richmond Park or Greenwich we pop up here on the Northern Line. There is so much to do and see. The old squares and different churches could take a whole day to see. The Catholic church, St John's and the windy streets that take you from terrace to terrace are charming, like visiting a medieval village in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

The closeness of Hampstead Village contrasts amazingly with the vastness and beauty of Hampstead Heath! The Historic atmosphere of the Village is unique. So many lanes and nooks and crannies to enjoy. Guided tours from Hampstead Station at the weekend reveals a wealth of historical 'secrets' and origins. Assorted shops boutiques and coffee houses add to the atmosphere and enjoyment.... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2015 via mobile

A pleasant place to stroll, with some interesting shops and buildings. Prices here are generally very high and the art galleries clearly cater for the rich.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2014

Well worth a visit for those who like something out of the ordinary. You can spend a whole morning wandering round and discovering such oddities as an old Parish jail (Cannon Lane), the Admiral's House (in The Grove) where the owner used to fire a canon from the roof to celebrate naval victories (inspiration for Admiral Boom, 'Mary Poppins') and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2013 via mobile

This lovely, old village in north London is a great place to take a leisurely walk. There are lots of little shops, interesting buildings and narrow cobbled streets. Parking is a nightmare, so take the tube!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2013

Worthy of comment because it is a bit unusual. Carefully preserved little junction with some older buildings and styalised presentation. Astronomical house and business prices. Neat and pretty without being relaxed or fun. Can see why it may be kept like this for ever bit more a curiosity than an attraction.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2013

Populated by artists and intellectual European refugees in the 20c it still has a village feel about the side streets and small shops and cafes, and is a pleasant place to explore. Have coffee and a cake in Louis which has not changed in over half a century.

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