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Hampstead & its heath

On Sunday, after having dropped Meebs off in Ealing, Jo and I headed out towards Hampstead Heath. We caught a bus, picked up a box of choc-chip cookies and took a stroll in the park. Huffing and puffing we strolled up the hill, and this was the view that was the reward...

Scrolling from left to right I tried to get a panoramic view of London - see if you can spot the famous buildings! Seriously though, if you haven't been here, the view from Parliament Hill is phenomenal, and well worth an afternoon out!

From the left...
A bit of an overview

Can you spot The Gherkin & St. Pauls Cathedral?

Below lies Camden town, and to the right the BT Tower
I was so awestruck by the view that I didn't even notice what was to the left of me...
this!

Sunny, fresh, green and full of trees. You have no idea that you're in a bustling city when your here!

Sunlight filtering through through the trees. We took this path not knowing where it would lead us...

After walking through the Heath we ambled (whateva! this is London, there's no ambling) through Hampstead, and found...
A picturesque church we passed on our way.

And then we came upon this...

Back Lane - such an awesome road. Cobbled and everything. Also the road to The Flask...

To reward ourselves we partook in a pint at the raddest pub in Hampstead (well actually the only one I've been to so far!)

Cheers!



(Just in case anyone is wondering, I think Hampstead is AWESOME!)
Lucky
PS. While we were doing this Meebs was enjoying a roast with Jules & Jade :)

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