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Hampstead Heath

National Rail | station code HDH

Zone 2 Overground

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Hampstead is on a hill above Hampstead Heath station. If you wish to visit Fenton House you may prefer to start from Hampstead Underground station. From Fenton House you can walk downhill to Hampstead Heath station, passing the other attractions on your way. Flask Walk, Holly Hill, New End Square and Willow Road are quiet roads with less traffic.

Keats House ¼ mile

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

2 Willow Road NT ¼ 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.

Hampstead Museum (Burgh House) ½ mile

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

Fenton House and Garden NT ¾ 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 tour.

Hampstead map

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