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Hampstead Travel Guide: 83 reviews and 194 photos
Hampstead is a beautiful area in North London with a decidedly different, more relaxing feel to the rest of the city. Originally a village outside of London, it developed into a spa town in the 18th century and later became another district in London as the city grew.
Hampstead still has a village-like charm, especially in the quieter streets and corners away from the main street. The biggest attraction is Hampstead Heath, a vast parkland of more than 800 acres on the doorstep of the village. This is one of the largest green spaces in in London and it's a great place for walking and hiking.
- Pros:Hampstead Heath
- Cons:It's too expensive to live here
- In a nutshell:My favourite area of London
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