This post is part of the Londres.London series.
Everyone likes visiting Camden Market in London.
Usually, tourists get off at Camden Town tube and walk up the High Street. Why not take a slightly different route to the market, or continue further up North once you’ve done your shopping?
If you’re not carrying too much stuff, once you’ve left the market, continue walking up Camden High Street, which eventually turns into Chalk Farm Road. You’ll go past the Roundhouse, a performance venue which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. A bit further up, you’ll find Chalk Farm Parade which then becomes Bridge Approach.
This little bridge is quite cute, with graffiti on both sides.
(By the way, if you’d rather see this neighbourhood before going to the market, take the tube to Chalk Farm, just make sure you’re on the Edgware branch if you’re traveling from further south.)
At the other side of the bridge is quite a post neighbourhood, where you can spot well known actors during lunchtime. I recommend that you go down Regents Part Road and turn left onto Sharples Hall Street – at the corner is Anthony’s Delicatessen, where they have really nice sandwiches.
Further down you will find Chalcot Square, a pretty unique group of houses. Well worth a look.
Once you’ve seen this, you can turn round and walk down the high street to Camden Market, if you didn’t come from there or why not have a coffee at the Early Bird Café next to Chalk Farm tube station.