Friday, April 14, 2017

Your Guide To The Beautiful South Hampstead

The district called Hampstead

Towards the north of central London lies a district known as Hampstead which contains numerous open spaces belonging to the Hampstead Heath and unassuming historical places of interest. The famous attraction amongst the Regency homes in London, Kenwood House comprises of a museum about John Keats' life and work since the place was his former house. One will also be able to spot landscapes by John Constable all over Hampstead Heath. One would also find a number of cafes, restaurants and historical pubs in this city.

The famous yet humble Hampstead Village

One can spend a couple of days in Hampstead Village because it has a lot to offer: cafes, historical pubs and lively restaurants. However, despite of all this, the original village character is still intact. There are at least eighteen grade II listed buildings in Hampstead High St of this village. Few places in Hampstead's inner boroughs are as wealthy as this section which has majestic historic houses and grand neighborhoods.


The place also has an excellent arthouse cinema, repertory theatres and places offering shopping that isn't mainstream in nature.

An open space - The Heath

Londoners simply adore the vast stretch of open spaces and greenery in Hampstead Heath, remnant countryside in the heart of London. Out of them, a majority aren't aware of the history and information pertaining to the Heath.

Hampstead's Artistic and literary tradition

Legends like Alfred Tennyson, Kingsley Amis, John Constable, William Blake, William Hogarth, Ian Fleming, Anna Pavlova and John Keats have lived in this district therefore it is bound to have influential thespian, literary and artistic traditions even today.


Thus media personalities, actors, musicians and writers prefer to live here. The people living here are very knowledgeable about its history and they loathe change, often resorting to protesting and severe discussions to oppose change.

Train Routes

If you want to visit Hampstead Heath then you could get down at any one of the two stations on the London Overground line: Gospel Oak Station or Hampstead Heath Station. The line also extends further west to areas like West Hampstead and Finchley Road. In case of Northern Line one can reach the area via tube stations such as Hampstead and Belsize Park. For people from South London, particularly Brighton and the English Midlands, it is easier to access Hampstead through the main Thameslink Line. For people who find Euston to Watford main line convenient, one can get trains to South Hampstead easily every 20 minutes.

Getting access to rental property

In South Hampstead region, rental property is easily accessible thanks to the hordes of houses and flats present here. If you don't want to make the big commitment of purchasing a house then rental property is the best choice in Hampstead, which is full of residential areas. If you want a peaceful area then rent the houses in Hampstead's leafy streets which can easily be accessed by bicycle, train or bus and is quite close to the Hampstead City Center.

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