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Primrose Hill to Hampstead, London

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England, Europe: Picnic perfect: A panoramic view of central London, and beyond, from Primrose Hill.
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Primrose Hill, the peaceful enclave around the eponymous park, has become scarily trendy in an expensive way, thanks to an influx of rock and Hollywood. But it's still nice to window-shop Regent's Park Road's boutiques, have a pint and a meal in a gastropub, and if you can score a kite, fly it in the park. North of there, past mostly-residential Belsize Park, is Hampstead. The sizeable neighborhood arranged around the Heath has always harbored some of London's prime real estate and it's easy to see why—it's all cute cottages, Georgian mansions, leafy Victorian terraces, and picturesque cobblestoned alleys. In good weather, meander—and shop—your way up the high street, down Flask Walk and Well Road, stopping in at one of the historic pubs. Then go for a hike on Hampstead Heath—all in all, a great, and not too touristy, way to spend the day.

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