Local area guide

Living in Camden Town

Thinking about moving to Camden Town? Discover why it's a great place to live, fun things to do here, what the local schools are like, transport connections and so much more.

Your guide to moving to Camden Town

Why Camden Town is a good place to live

Camden Town, with its lively and alternative vibe, is brimming with shops, stalls, eateries, arts venues and an abundance of nightlife for the party crowd.

With beautiful canals, a vibrant eclectic market and a whole range of restaurants, cafes, pubs and food stalls on its doorstep, it's a lively and fun place to call home.

Served by Underground and London Overground stations, the transport links into the centre of town from here are excellent.

And if you fancy a peaceful afternoon, Hampstead Heath, Primrose Hill and Regents Park are all nearby.

What's Camden Town famous for?

Camden Market steals the show as Camden Town's biggest attraction. A bustling hotspot featuring a huge range of stalls, it offers everything from alternative fashion to stylish homewhere - and there's plenty of delicious food on offer to enjoy while you're shopping.

The music scene is big here too and Camden has long enjoyed a reputation as London's live music capital: check out the Jazz Café, the Roundhouse and Koko for starters.

Things to do in Camden Town

Spend an afternoon wandering through the numerous stalls of Camden Market, or enjoy a leisurely stroll along the scenic Regents Canal.

Music fans will love the variety of venues on offer, from the Jazz Café to the rock-oriented settings of the Roundhouse or The Underworld.

Meanwhile foodies can feast until their heart's content, whether you love street food or fine dining, Camden has it all.

And if you need to get away from it all, head to nearby Regent's Park, Hampstead Heath or Primrose Hill for a stroll or summer picnic.

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Properties currently for sale in Camden Town

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Transport in Camden Town

Find the nearest train stations and other transport links in Camden Town.

Local connections

Camden Road
National Rail
0 miles / 0.0 km
Camden Town
0.2 miles / 0.3 km
Kentish Town West
National Rail
0.4 miles / 0.6 km
Kentish Town
National Rail
0.5 miles / 0.8 km
Kentish Town
0.6 miles / 1.0 km
Mornington Crescent
0.6 miles / 1.0 km

Schools in Camden Town

Discover local primary schools, secondary schools and sixth form colleges in Camden Town.

Education in Camden Town

Hawley Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2019)
Our Lady Roman Catholic Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Outstanding (2023)
Holy Trinity and Saint Silas CofE Primary School, NW1
Ages: 4 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2021)
The Cavendish School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
The Camden School for Girls
Ages: 11 - 18 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2022)
Harmood School
Ages: 11 - 16 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2022)

Local pubs in Camden Town

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  • Constitution

    London NW1

    Camden’s coolest canal side hangout is now open. General Manager Gen and her team look forward to welcoming you, for good times and fun vibes.

  • Camden Eye

    London NW1

    The CAMDEN EYE sits right in the heart of CAMDEN TOWN and from here you can look out and see all that’s going on....