The Heath spans 790 enchanting acres of north London, with parklands, woods, swimming ponds and some of the best views over the city. It’s also home to the stately Kenwood House, which hosts outdoor concerts on its grounds during the summer. Devote an entire afternoon to a meandering ramble, ending with a beer at one of the many local pubs. Sigmund Freud, Erno Goldfinger and John Keats all had homes nearby, which are now open to the public as museums. It was named the first Urban Quiet Park in Europe by Quiet Parks International in 2021.
A cultural venue with concert hall, theatres, cinema and galleries
Well-preserved home of the 19th-century architect
Works from the personal art collection of Damien Hirst
Buzzy arts centre along the river Thames
London’s newest free viewing platform
A hotspot for discovering emerging artists