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London Camden Town

London Camden Town is about 3 miles from Charing Cross, Westminster, generally accepted as the place for measuring the distance to and from London. Camden Town is located in north London and is famous for its busy markets, a major tourist attraction at weekends, and as a centre for alternative lifestyles. The Regent's Canal runs through the north end of Camden Town. It has a 8.5 mile towpath which passes through London Zoo. (Photo right: Jewish Museum Camden. For details see attractions below). If you are flying to/from London, Heathrow airport is about 20 miles from Camden Town and London city airport is about 12 miles. Your nearest mainline rail link to Camden Town is Camden Road, Euston station and King's Cross/ St Pancras station, and it is about 5 miles from Victoria Coach station by road. If you intend to travel on the London Tube/Underground, please use the

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  • Camden Town Station, Kentish Town Road, London, NW1 8NH. Northern line.
  • Chalk Farm Station, Haverstock Hill, London, NW3 2BP. Northern line.
  • Mornington Crescent Station, Millbrook Place, LONDON, NW1 2JA. Northern line.
  • RAILWAY STATIONS:
  • Camden Road Railway Station, Bonny Street, Camden, Greater London, NW1 9LS.
  • Kentish Town, Kentish Town Road, London, NW5 2AA.
  • King's Cross / St Pancras, Pentonville Road, London, N1 9NL.
  • Euston, Euston Road, London, Greater London, NW1 2RT.

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Attractions London Canal Museum, 12-13 New Wharf Road, London N1 9RT. Tel: 020 7713 0836. See inside a narrowboat cabin. Learn about the history of London's canals. Learn about the people who lived and worked on the waterways. It is possible to visit the by boat, with mooring available outside the museum. About 200 yards from Camden Town.

London Canal Museum

Attractions Etcetera Theatre, 265 Camden High Street, London NW1 7BU. Phone: 020 7482 4857. Etcetera Theatre is located above the Oxford Arms in the heart of Camden. In Camden Town.

Etcetera Theatre

Attractions Regent's Park (The Open Air Theatre), Box office: 08700-601811. About 100 yards from Camden Town.

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

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Attractions Jewish Museum (Camden Town), Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, London NW1 7NB. Tel: 020 7284 1997. Explore the history and religious life of the Jewish community in Britain. Highly commended as a London visitor attraction at the 2000 London Tourism Awards, this Camden museum has one of the world’s finest collections of Jewish ceremonial art and was awarded designated status for its outstanding national importance. In Camden Town. Gain free entry to Jewish Museum Camden – and dozens of other London Attractions - with the London Pass.

Jewish Museum Camden

Attractions Jazz Cafe, 5-7 Parkway, Camden Town, LONDON, NW1 7PG. Tel; 0871 075 1742. In Camden Town.

Attractions The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm was built in 1847 as a turntable engine shed for the London and Birmingham Railway. The Roundhouse became a well-known arts venue, starting in 1966, and has hosted notable performers including The Stranglers, Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, and Led Zeppelin. In 2006 it served as the venue for the BBC's Electric Proms. In nearby Chalk Farm.

Attractions 2 Willow Road, Hampstead, London NW3 1TH. Tel: 020 7435 6166. One of Britain's finest examples of Modern Movement architecture. National Trust. Charges apply. (Photo copyright NTPL / Dennis Gilbert). nationaltrust.org.uk. About 2 miles NW of Camden Town.

2 Willow Road Hampstead

Attractions Fenton House, Windmill Hill, Hampstead, London, NW3 6RT. Tel: +44 (0)2074 353 471. 17th-century merchant's house with walled garden. Fine collection of European, Oriental and English porcelain. Important collection of early keyboard instruments. National Trust. Charges apply. (Photo NTPL / Matthew Antrobus). nationaltrust.org.uk. About 2 miles NW of Camden Town.

Fenton House

Attractions Camden town library, Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD. Tel: 020-7974 1563. In Camden Town.

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