London borough of Camden » City Info

The London Borough of Camden is one of the twelve boroughs of inner London, England and historically a part of Middlesex. The southern tip of Camden forms a small section of Central London. There are many districts in Camden, of which the most famous one is the free-spirited area of Camden Town.

Following is a list of neighbourhoods of the London Borough of Camden

Belsize ParkHighgate
Camden TownKentish Town
Chalk FarmKings Cross
Covent GardenPrimrose Hill
Dartmouth ParkSt. Gills
FitzroviaSt. Pancras
Fortune GreenSomers Town
FrognalSouth Hampstead
Gospel OakSwiss Cottage
HampsteadTufnell Park
HaverstockWest Hampstead

List of Electoral Wards (having separate articles from the neighbourhoods of the same name)

Belsize ParkHighgate
BloomsburyHolborn and Covent Garden
Camden Town with Primrose HillKentish Town
CantelowesKentish Town
Fortune GreenKing's Cross
Frognal and FitzjohnsRegent's Park
Gospel OakSt. Pancras and Somers Town
Hampstead TownSwiss Cottage
HaverstockWest Hampstead

Camden Town

Situated on the northern side of London, Camden Town (shortened as Camden) is the cultural and entertainment hub of the London Borough of Camden. It is known mainly for several open-air markets and its strong affiliation with alternative cultures such as Retro, Funk, Punk and Goth. Tourists who visit London come to Camden Town to imbibe the free-spirited atmosphere and unique, fascinating lifestyle of the local people.

Besides the vibrant open-air markets, Camden Town is also known for its incredible restaurants, pubs, music venues and shopping areas. With premier sights such as Camden Lock (Camden Market), The Regent's Canal, The Jewish Museum, London Zoo and The Camden Catacombs, Camden Town is one of London's most popular attractions. Nobody refers to Camden Town by its full name, but just as Camden. However, this should not be confused with the London Borough of Camden, as Camden Town is part of the Borough of Camden.

Camden is easily accessible by bus, train & underground. The Camden Town Underground Station is very near to all markets and tourist attractions. For a comfortable journey, you can hire the black taxis or minicabs licensed to ply on London's roads.