Camden Market is positioned close to Hampstead Road and the Regent Canal in an area called Camden Lock which is famous for its waterways.
The Camden Markets are made up of several adjoining stalls which tend to specialise mainly in a wide selection of varied products including arts and crafts, clothing, bric-a-brac, and fast food.
It is considered to in the top 5 of the most popular visitor attractions in London. It brings in more than a staggering 100,000 people every weekend.
Food markets can also be found which are located on Inverness Street whilst there are a handful of fruit and vegetable stalls to choose from.
The range of items has developed in the last 20 years and now features a vast array of jewellery items, books, second hand clothing as well as many more craft stalls.
Here is also a large indoor market which is dedicated to a host of fashion items that is open on Sundays.
In order to reach Camden Lock Market visitors will be required to take the tube and arrive at either Camden Town or Chalk Farm. Both lie in Zone 2 of the Underground system.
They are both served by the Northern lines. It is around a 10 minute journey on foot to reach the site. Camden Market is open 7 days a week between 10am and 6pm.
There is plenty to see and to do in the local area around the market which visitors can enjoy. This includes Regents Park which is located only half a mile away from Camden Market. This features one of the most popular parks in the capital which provides an urban oasis away from the hustle and bustle of Camden’s busy streets.
It features an outdoor open air theatre which provides a variety of plays as well as theatrical performances which are seen by many people especially during the summer months. In addition to this, Regents Park includes London Zoo.
This is home to a wealth of animals which tourists will have the ability to see featuring lions, cheetahs, giraffes, monkeys and much more. In fact you will be able to take your own cheeky monkey along as it provides a real family fun day out.
This can be accessed by walking along Camden Lock and right along Regent's canal. Primrose Hill is another place which visitors can take advantage of thanks to its inspiring views over the capital. You will be able to benefit from a number of panoramic views across the city from this park.
It also offers a wide variety of hip cafes, restaurants and individual boutique stores to choose from within the vicinity of Primrose Hill.
For example the Primrose Hill Bakery, who deliver a dazzling display of cupcakes and have Madonna and Elton John as some of their clients. Why not indulge in taking a canal boat trip which will take visitors right down the canal on a traditional barge or narrow boat. You will have the ability to see places along the route including Camden Lock, London Zoo and Little Venice.
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If you are looking for a hotel close to Camden Market then the closest is the Holiday Inn Camden Lock which is also well situated for a visit to London Zoo and Regents Park.
Alternatively go to our Camden Hotel page.