Highgate is a quaint suburban village in north London. Located on the edge of Hampstead Heath it’s an amazing escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and Zone 1.
It’s Highgate Cemetery is burial grounds for some famous such as Karl Marx. Tours can be taken of the grounds.
Perched on a steep hill, Highgate offers an element of exclusivity and a village-like feel that will have you forget that you are even in London.
It’s also well known for its Georgian architecture, leafy streets, and good pubs. Highgate should definitely be on your list during a visit to London.