Parliament Hill

North London

This hill in Hampstead Heath offers wonderful views over London.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby North London attractions

1. 2 Willow Road

0.49 MILES

Fans of modern architecture will want to have a look at this Modernist structure, the central house in a block of three designed by the ‘structural…

2. Keats House

0.51 MILES

This elegant Regency house, once a duplex called Wentworth Place, was home to the golden boy of the Romantic poets, John Keats, from 1818 to 1820. It was…

3. Hampstead Heath

0.52 MILES

Sprawling Hampstead Heath, with its rolling woodlands and meadows, feels a million miles away from the city – despite being about 3.5 miles from Trafalgar…

4. Highgate Cemetery


A Gothic wonderland of shrouded urns, obelisks, broken columns, sleeping angels and Egyptian-style tombs, Highgate is a Victorian Valhalla spread over 20…

5. Kenwood House

0.86 MILES

This magnificent neoclassical mansion stands at the northern end of Hampstead Heath in a glorious sweep of landscaped gardens that lead down to a…

6. Fenton House

0.91 MILES

One of the oldest houses in Hampstead, this merchant’s residence built in 1686 has fine collections of porcelain and keyboard instruments, including an…

7. Freud Museum

1.16 MILES

After fleeing Nazi-occupied Vienna in 1938, Sigmund Freud lived the last year of his life in this house. The house, on a quiet, tree-lined residential…

8. Vagina Museum

1.38 MILES

Eager beavers won't want to beat around the bush and delay entry to this unique exhibition – the only one of its kind in the world (though we’re told…