Local area guide

Living in Chalk Farm

Thinking about moving to Chalk Farm? 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 Chalk Farm

Why Chalk Farm is a good place to live

Known for its plentiful pubs, live music venues, and exceptional restaurants, Chalk Farm offers a lively, cosmopolitan lifestyle.

The area's character is enriched by a combination of Georgian and Victorian townhouses along with contemporary apartment blocks, all with convenient transport links.

And there's plenty of greenery to enjoy too: Hampstead Heath, Regent's Park and Primrose Hill are all on its doorstep and perfect for a weekend stroll or a quick getaway from urban life.

Or, for a bit more hustle, bustle and atmosphere, Camden and Kentish Town are right on its doorstep.

What's Chalk Farm famous for?

Chalk Farm is famous for its historical Roundhouse. This iconic music venue housed performances from legendary bands like Pink Floyd, The Doors, The Who and Led Zeppelin, making it rooted in pop culture history.

And of course, the infamous Abbey Road Studios of The Beatles can also be found here.

With a great selection of local pubs, cafes and restaurants, Chalk Farm also boasts an enticing gastronomic scene.

Things to do in Chalk Farm

Take your pick from a wide range of eateries, from traditional Italian restaurants to pan-Asian and French-style cuisine.

Immerse yourself in live performances at The Roundhouse or simply enjoy a pint at one of the many cosy local pubs.

A walk through the lively Camden Market might yield interesting trinkets or an engagement with local artisans, while a peaceful evening at Camden Lock provides a serene view of the sunset.

And if you fancy a break from the urban vibe, head to Primrose Hill, Hampstead Heath or the Regent’s Canal towpath to get away from it all.

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Transport in Chalk Farm

Find the nearest train stations and other transport links in Chalk Farm.

Local connections

Chalk Farm
0.1 miles / 0.2 km
Kentish Town West
National Rail
0.3 miles / 0.5 km
Camden Town
0.5 miles / 0.8 km
Camden Road
National Rail
0.5 miles / 0.8 km
Kentish Town
0.6 miles / 1.0 km
Kentish Town
National Rail
0.7 miles / 1.1 km

Schools in Chalk Farm

Discover local primary schools, secondary schools and sixth form colleges in Chalk Farm.

Education in Chalk Farm

Haverstock School
Ages: 11 - 18 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2019)
Harmood School
Ages: 11 - 16 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2022)
Holy Trinity and Saint Silas CofE Primary School, NW1
Ages: 4 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2021)
Primrose Hill School
Ages: 2 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2023)
Rhyl Community Primary School
Ages: 2 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2017)
Hawley Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2019)

Local pubs in Chalk Farm

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  • Enterprise

    London NW3

    The Enterprise, situated across from the Chalk Farm tube station, is one of the best loved pubs in Camden

  • Lock Tavern

    London NW1

    Live music venue, located in the heart of Camden

  • Fiddlers Elbow

    London NW5