Primrose Hill is a Grade II listed public park located north of Regents Park in London, England, first opened to the public in 1842. It was named after the 64 metres (210 ft) natural hill in the centre of the park, the second highest natural point in the London Borough of Camden.
What park is Primrose Hill in?
The Regents Park Primrose Hill - The Regents Park - The Royal Parks.
How do you get to Primrose Hill?
Primrose Hill is easily accessible by bus or walking, with several tube stations close by. The 274 bus to Lancaster Gate, including stops at Baker Street and Marble Arch leaves on the south side of Prince Albert Road, and for Islington on the north side.
Is Primrose Hill a nice area?
Primrose Hill has quickly gained a reputation as being one the best places to live in London. This cosy community has a lot to offer, from superb shopping to impeccable eateries. If youre on the cusp of a move to the home of “Big Ben,” you might want to consider Primrose Hill as your neighbourhood of choice.
Is Primrose Hill worth visiting?
Today Primrose Hill is a highly desirable place to live among the rich and famous, and some of the many celebrities who once lived (or still live) here include Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes, Dylan Thomas, Boris Johnson, Kate Moss, Gavin Rossdale, Jude Law, and many more.
What is Primrose Hill famous for?
In October 1678, Primrose Hill was the scene of the mysterious murder of Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey. In 1679 three Catholic labourers, Robert Green, Henry Berry and Lawrence Hill were found guilty of the murder (though subsequently exonerated) and hanged at the top of the hill.
What part of London do celebrities live in?
It comes as no surprise that one of Londons main celebrity hotspots is South West Londons main areas, Kensington and Chelsea. The most wealthy and famous celebrities out there, such as the likes of Bernie Ecclestone, David and Victoria Beckham and Kylie Minogue all live in the area.
Where do the celebs live in London?
Tufnell Park is the home land of Damain Lewis (see what we did there?!) and Bill Nighy, whilst Belsize Park is where youll find Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin and their £7 million family home, a home they keep expanding by buying all the neighbouring houses!