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Highgate Cemetery, London

Highgate Cemetery is burial ground of several noteworthy writers, poets, painters and princes, including Douglas Adams, George Eliot and Henry Moore.

Highgate Cemetery is burial ground of several noteworthy writers, poets, painters and princes, including Douglas Adams, George Eliot and Henry Moore. There are more than 850 notable people buried at Highgate, so everywhere you turn will take you to a different part of history. Take a guided tour of the older Western Cemetery, or find your way around the East Cemetery across Swain


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About Highgate Cemetery

 Swain's Ln, N6 6JP

 +44 20 8340 18

 [email protected]

 highgate-cemetery.org

Highgate Cemetery and Nearby Sights on Map

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Highgate Wood

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Recently renovated and with modern extension

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Regent's Canal

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Burgh House and Hampstead Museum

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