London's Camden Town: Private Half-Day Walking Tour

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  • 4 hr

Explore the eclectic and wonderful Camden Town in London, famous for its Camden market, food stalls, canal, music venues and an idyllic park, including Amy Winehouse’s favourite pub.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Travel Curious

Explore the eclectic, Bohemian and vibrant neighbourhood of London’s Camden Town, famous for its vintage markets, counter-culture, Camden Lock, Amy Winehouse, the Jewish Community, and its thriving live music scene. 

On your private tour you will:

  • Visit the eclectic Camden Market and the famous Stables Market;
  • Pass by the Jewish Museum and learn about the Jewish community in London;
  • Learn about Amy Winehouse’s connection to the area and see her favourite pub – The Hawley Arms;
  • Learn about the fascinating locomotive origins of the Camden Roundhouse;
  • Explore Regent’s Canal at the hip Camden Lock;
  • Uncover the history of Camden’s renowned music scene;
  • Walk around the beautiful Regent’s park, spot the giraffes at the zoo, and see the Feng Shang Chinese Restaurant on the water, with an ideal photo opportunity at the bridge;
  • Discover a hidden nearby suburb in the romantic Primrose Hill, perfect for seeing London’s skyline;
  • End the tour at the View Point, or back at Chalk Farm station. 
On this walking tour, you will explore the sites and history of one of London’s most creative and alternative areas. Visit illustrious music venues, uncover the best hang-outs in the area once frequented by the likes of Amy Winehouse, explore the canal that intersects the neighbourhood, visit former horse stables and even see one of London’s most stunning parks, all within a mile radius! 

Begin your tour on the buzzing high street and learn about the origins of Camden’s music scene: from the early 20th Century wave of Irish Folk music, the rise of Rock and Roll during the 60s and 70s to the innovative, varied music scene of the 90s.

See where the biggest artists played, from Pink Floyd and Jimi Hendrix to the Doors, Black Grape and Radiohead. Learn about the history behind the historic Electric Ballroom as well as the more recent and alternative Jazz Cafe.

Visit the eclectic Camden Market, where you can buy anything from homemade phone cases shaped liked hamburgers and military paraphernalia to music memorabilia and fluorescent lycra. Explore the famous Stables Market, a former ‘horse-hospital’ full of interesting bits and bobs and often frequented by the famous and flamboyant. 

Take a walk along the historic Regent’s Canal at Camden Lock. Once a teaming waterway used for transporting goods from Limehouse in the east into London, the Canal is now a place of relaxation where you will find people having picnics, walking their dogs and enjoying the sun in the summer.

Learn about the fascinating locomotive origins of the Camden Roundhouse – a magnificent piece of 19th-century architecture and now a Grade II listed building and popular music venue for the world’s best indie, rock and alternative artists. 

Next, take a stroll up to leafy Primrose Hill, an area where you will find plenty of quality restaurants and one of the city’s best parks, perfect for spending a relaxing evening whilst watching the sunset!

Tour duration
4 hours

Type of tour
Walking tour: no transportation is included

Tickets included
- English Speaking Guide

Other inclusions
- Gratuities are optional
- Food and drink are not included
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off are not included

Suitable for
Couples, Culture Vulture, Family, Friends

Attractions along this route:

Camden Market
A collection of several interconnecting markets, here you can find anything from shoes and lycra to military helmets and boardgames.

Camden Roundhouse
A renowned performing arts venue with a fascinating history…

Primrose Hill
A wonderful idyllic park, hidden from the buzz of Camden High Street. Features spectacular panoramic views of the city.

Horse Tunnel Market
London horse stables from 1854

Feng Shang Princess
Floating restaurant on the canal at Regent's Park with a Chinese menu.

Chalk Farm
Urban district in London, near Camden Town and Primrose Hill
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