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Hampstead is on a steep hill and you may prefer to walk down to Hampstead Heath National Rail station for your return journey. Flask Walk, Holly Hill, New End Square and Willow Road are quiet roads with less traffic.

Hampstead is on the Edgware branch of the Northern Line Underground. Travelling from central London you can change for the Edgware branch if necessary at Camden Town.

Fenton House and Garden NT ¼ mile (uphill)

A handsome 17th century merchant's house in the winding streets of Hampstead village. Georgian furniture and collections of needlework pictures, porcelain collection and early keyboard instruments. Walled garden with roses, orchard and kitchen garden.
Open Mar-Oct, FSu & BH 1100-1600, House by booked tours.

Hampstead Museum (Burgh House) ¼ mile

The history of Hampstead, including a display showing where famous people lived in the area. Exhibitions programme. Café.
Open WThFSu 1000-1600.

2 Willow Road NT ½ mile

The architect Ernö Goldfinger designed and built this house as his family home in 1939. It is an important example of 1930s Modernist architecture and is filled with furniture also designed by Goldfinger. 20th century art collection. Guided tours, but self-guided from 1500 daily.
Open see website to book visit.

Keats House ½ mile

The Regency home of the poet John Keats (1795-1821).
Open WThFSu 1100-1300, 1400-1600.

Hampstead map

London Bus Map (printed or digital)

London City Walks

Walk London Map & Guide, including Royal Parks and Thames Path

London Loop walking guide