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  1. United Kingdom
  2. South East England
  3. London
  4. Camden Market

Private Tour: From Camden to Primrose Hill with a Local

Product ID: 65030
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From the lively, boisterous and unconventional heart for live-music lovers and market goers to an idyllic spot to take in expansive views of London, explore this charismatic area with a local in the know who will tailor a tour for you.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Italian
Wheelchair accessible

Pick-up service

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the sprawling daily market that aligns with the canal, next to eclectic shops and edgy venues
  • Sample delicious street food and contemplate a boat ride as you make your way to the tucked away community of Primrose Hill
  • Ynearth serene and charming rows of gorgeous homes and pretty cafes that lead up to a beautiful park
  • Relax and enjoy one of the most stunning views of London
  • Discover the treasures hidden behind this charismatic and unconventional area of London
Full description
A provisional tour itinerary can look something like this:

10.00 am:
You'll meet your local at Camden Town Tube Station before heading to explore the sprawling market and former stables; here you can sample some of the best international cuisine from innumerable food stalls that set up shop every morning or you can explore shops that cater to very niche subcultures such as cyber clothing fashioned with bright florescent designs or steampunk, which is inspired Victorian science fiction. There are also shops dedicated to selling authentic Persian rugs, handmade fairy lights, pop culture goods from Tokyo and so much more in the expansive Camden Market that it can be hard to know which way to turn!
  
12.00 pm:
After you have had your fill of the market your local will lead you further along the canal, pointing out the street art dedicated to Amy Winehouse who lived in the neighbourhood on the way to the charming community of Primrose Hill. This was the home of Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes when they lived in London and also Frederick Engels; today the attractive hidden away street exclusively has independent shops, cafes and restaurants, including a local grocer, butcher, florist, bookshop, French delicatessen and fine wines shop. This is an excellent place to stock up on a selection of cheese and wine before heading up to the top of Primrose Hill, which as the highest hill in London offers some pretty spectacular views of the city. 

  
2.00 pm
If you happen to be in London on New Years Eve or any other major holiday, this is an excellent vantage point to beat the crowds that line the Southbank to see the fireworks. After you’ve properly relaxed and taken in the sites of the city your local will lead you back towards Camden Town via Chalk Farm, pointing out where the best places to see live music are in the many music venues and clubs of the area.
Includes
  • 4-Hour personalized itinerary
  • A local guide
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Transport fees

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Important information
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• Please book at least 24-hours in advance so the best experience can be built for you
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From US$ 62.33 US$ 46.74 per person

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Product ID: 65030