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Kenwood House is a stately Georgian villa with art by masters such as Rembrandt, Turner, Reynolds and Vermeer.
Kenwood House is a stately Georgian villa with art by masters such as Rembrandt, Turner, Reynolds and Vermeer. The sprawling, manicured gardens are a great example of 18th century landscaping, and have remarkable sculptures by Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth. It hosts outdoor operas every summer.
Hampstead Ln, NW3
+44 20 8348 12
Hampstead Heath has three notable outdoor bathing ponds
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Burgh House is a beautiful grade I listed 17th century Georgian building that today houses the Hampstead Museum
The Hill Garden is a beautifully manicured hidden garden on West Heath, which was originally part of the gardens of 19th century Inverforth House built by Viscount Leverhulme
Highgate Cemetery is burial ground of several noteworthy writers, poets, painters and princes, including Douglas Adams, George Eliot and Henry Moore
The Fenton House is the oldest house in Hampstead, dating back to 1667
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Waterlow Park has beautiful landscaped grounds, hills, mature trees, lakes, a walled garden, tennis courts, and children's playgrounds
Highgate Wood is a 28 hectare remnant of the ancient forest of Middlesex which once spread across north London
This is a high part of the Heath with clear open vistas, and the views looking south over the city are quite wonderful