From the energetic Camden market to the famous pedestrian crossing of Abbey Road, North London is known for its unique charm and distinct urban villages.
1. The London Zoo
An easy walk from Regents Park Station on the Bakerloo Line, explore the life of animals in their natural habitat at the London Zoo.
2. Regent’s Park and Primrose Hill
Visit the Open Air Theatre, take a boat ride on the boating lake or simply stroll at your leisure through the gardens of Regent’s Park and Primrose Hill. Known as the “Jewel in the Crown,” the park combines large open spaces with tree-lined pathways to create a stunning outdoor experience.
3. Alfies Antique Market
Another one of London’s secret gems, Alfies Antique market is the ultimate destination for rare and unique finds. Frequently visited by interior designers and celebrities, the market continues to provide a varied collection of antiques and collectables.
4. Take a Selfie at Abbey Road Pedestrian Crossing
Quite possibly the most well-known pedestrian crossing, EVER. Head to Abbey Road Studios and take a selfie on the pedestrian crossing where the Beatles took their famous picture.
5. Harry Potter Tour at Warner Bros Studio
Experience the world of Harry Potter at the Warner Bros Studio tour. Visit the sets, and see the props and costumes. Discover how the visual effects team made Hary and his friends fly.
6. The British Library
A perfect activity for the bookworm, spend the day exploring the world of literature in a stunning architectural masterpiece.
7. Camden Market
What began as small arts and crafts fair on the high street of Camden town has turned into a mega empire run by local entrepreneurs. As the largest market in London, this is the place to get the best street food, discover the next fashion designer and explore the diversity of Camden, all the while supporting small businesses.
8. Epping Forest
Take some time to explore this magnificent ancient forest. Whether you want to have a picnic in nature, cycle or just take a leisurely stroll, there’s plenty to see and do at Epping Forest.
9. Hampstead Heath
An ancient Heath famed for its bathing ponds used by Londoners to cool off during the summer heat. As one of the highest points in London, Hampstead Heath offers some spectacular views of London.
10. Madame Tussauds
Strike a pose with Ed Sheeran, Beyonce, The Rock and countless other celebrities. Madame Tussauds offers a unique opportunity to experience the world of fame.
11. The Lord’s Cricket Ground
Affectionately known as the “Home of Cricket,” a visit to North London would not be complete without a tour of the Lord’s Cricket Grounds and the world’s oldest sporting museum.