A guide to living in Hampstead NW3

Hampstead is globally known for its liberal, artistic and intellectual community. It's home to some of the UK's most expensive houses and has more millionaires within its boundary than any other part of the country. It's located in North London and resides within the London Borough of Camden.

The London Borough of Camden has over 160 English Heritage Blue Plaques which represent the many diverse personalities who have lived there over the years.

The Hampstead postcode district (NW3) includes the neighbourhoods of Swiss Cottage, Chalk Farm and Primrose Hill.

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What residents of Hampstead love to do

Skyline view of London from Hampstead Heath

Hampstead Heath

Hampstead Heath is world famous and ancient London heath that covers over 320 hectares of land. You can observe spectacular views via one of the highest points in London. Many locals love using the heath for exercise—including a famous run from Hampstead to Highgate.

Hampstead Heath (Hampstead)
Outside of La Creperie de Hampstead

La Creperie de Hampstead

La Creperie de Hampstead moved to Hampstead High Street permanently in 1980. Ever since it has been an absolute favourite place for both locals and visitors. It has truly become a landmark of Hampstead. If you ever visit you'll be waiting in a long queue of eager crepe-fans!

La Creperie de Hampstead
Inside of The Flask in Hampstead

The Flask

The Flask is a public house located at 14 Flask Walk, Hampstead (NW3). It's world renowned and is mentioned in the eighteenth century novel Clarissa. The Flask has been owned by Young's Brewery since 1904. It's a great place to spend quality time with family, friends and co-workers.

The Flask (Hampstead)

Top rated schools in Hampstead

Outside of the Fitjzohns Church School

Fitzjohn's Primary School

Fitzjohn's Primary School is a community primary school based in Hampstead, London. The school was established in 1953 and over took part of the estate which used to belong to the Royal Soldiers Daughters' Home.

Fitzjohn's Primary School (Hampstead)
Kids dancing inside Hampstead Hill School

Hampstead HIll School

Hampstead Hill School is an independent pre-prep and nursery school that was established in 1949. It's located in a magnificent Grade I listed building (St Stephen's) which used to be a church.

Hampstead Hill School (Hampstead)
Picture of outside of St Marys School in Hampstead

St Mary's School Hampstead

St Mary's School Hampstead provides a top-tier level of education for girls from 3-11 and boys from 3-7 years. The school is widely known to provide an "Outstanding and inspirational Catholic education". The school puts strong emphasis on high academic achievement and spirituality.

St Mary's School (Hampstead)

Local information for Hampstead residents

Picture of a Hampstead London council tax bill

Hampstead Council Tax

Hampstead is a district in the London Borough of Camden. Hampstead is currently governed by the Labour Party.

The band D council tax is £1328 per annum.

Hampstead Council Tax
Outside of Hampstead tube station

Hampstead Tube Station

Hampstead underground tube station is in zone 2. It is served by the Northern Line on the Edgeware branch. Trains generally operate every 2-5 minutes.

Hampstead Tube Station
Front view of London bus 24 in Hampstead

Hampstead Buses

The following buses can be taken from Hampstead station: 46, 268 and N5. Buses run throughout the day and night and generally operate every 4-7 minutes.

Hampstead Buses

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Outside night view of Foxtons in Hampstead

Foxtons (Hampstead)

Foxtons (Hampstead)
Outside of Chestertons estate agent in Hampstead

Chestertons (Hampstead)

Chestertons (Hampstead)
Front glass exterior of Knight Frank in Hampstead

Knight Frank (Hampstead)

Knight Frank (Hampstead)

Explore Hampstead and Surrounding Areas

Hampstead NW3 is surrounding by upmarket areas. There is no shortage of areas for you to explore.


Check out local neighbourhoods: South Hampstead, Belsize Park, West Hampstead, Chalk Farm.

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