Kentish Town Area Guide
Kentish Town is well known for its exciting atmosphere and its huge choice in bars and restaurants. Being walking distance to Hampstead Heath the area provides residents with both a beautiful environment and plenty to do to keep entertained. Neighbouring areas include; Camden Town, Chalk Farm, Barnsbury, Tufnell Park, Highgate, Hampstead and Belsize Park providing plenty to do.
Even though there are large choice of surrounding areas, Kentish Town residents do like the independent feel and the bustling high street, full of traditional shops, which makes the community spirit thrive. Due to the community spirit and the exciting atmosphere this has resulted in rent and house prices rising however your money is well spent if you are looking for an active yet relaxing environment.
Kentish Town sits within zone 2 and is in the borough of Camden. The area has a large choice in transport links via the Northern Line, Thameslink, National Rail and the Overground making it very easy to get in to central London and Surrey. The area is made up of Grade II listed buildings, charming mews streets and multi-coloured terraced houses making the streets very picturesque.
Kentish Town also offers its residents access to a choice of green spaces including Waterlow Park and Parliament Hill Fields providing tennis courts and other sporting activities. For outstanding views and pleasant walks, Dartmouth Park Hill Reservoir is a great addition to the area.
Young families are attracted to Kentish Town due to the large choice in schools, both primary and secondary.Primary Schools:
- Kentish Town Church of England
- Eleanor Palmer
- St Patrick’s RC
- Carlton Primary School
- Parliament Hill – Girls
- The Camden School – Boys
- Acland Burghley
- La Sainte Union Convent