Private Camden Neighbourhood Tour

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  • Private Tour
  • 2 hr

A wander through the weird and wonderful Camden, with visits to markets, food stalls, music venues and an idyllic park.

Itinerary Details

  • Visit the eclectic Camden Market and the famous Stables Market
  • Learn about Amy Winehouse’s connection to the area and visit 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.
  • Discover a hidden nearby suburb in the romantic Primrose Hill, perfect for seeing London’s skyline!

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 a former horse stables and even see one of London’s most stunning parks, all within a mile radius! Full of interesting facts, history, culture and quirky shopping stops, this tour will fascinate people of all ages and interests.

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 more alternative Jazz Cafe.

Visit the eclectic Camden Market, where you can buy anything from home-made phone-cases shaped liked hamburgers and military paraphernalia to music memorabilia and florescent 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 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
2 hours

Type of tour
Walking tour – no transport costs are included. Your guide will help you get around on the day.

Tickets included
No tickets required

Other inclusions
Free concierge service if you would like any help or advice

Suitable for
Couples, Family, Friends, Seniors

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.

Regent’s Canal Camden
Built to link the Thames at Limehouse in the East to Paddington, the canal is now rarely used for transporting cargo and is now more of a place for relaxation.

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.
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