The Royal Free Hospital in north-west London sits just south of one of the capital's best-loved green spaces. Hampstead Heath offers lush green woodland, delightful ponds and some of the best views of the capital. In the north of the Heath you'll find Kenwood House, a restored 17th mansion with grand interiors and fine artworks. Hampstead village oozes class, with several traditional pubs serving quality food, while Keats House Museum contains a number of important artefacts associated with the renowned poet.
Hit West End Lane
Most visitors stick to Hampstead Heath, but if you head 10 minutes west, West Hampstead offers a delightful mix of cafes, venues and charming independent retailers. The action is centred around West End Lane, home to the iconic Railway Pub, which has played host to gigs by Jimi Hendrix and The Rolling Stones. The Cedar is a locals' favourite, serving up award-winning Lebanese food, while West End Lane books is one of the capital's finest bookshops. Don't miss West Hampstead Farmers' Market, held each Saturday.
Family fun in London
Just 25 minutes from Royal Free Hospital, the area around Paddington Station is perfect for families. Visit Madame Tussauds to have to picture taking with stunning waxwork models of famous faces, before heading to the renowned Sherlock Holmes Museum, located at the famous sleuth's address 221B Baker Street.
Looking for a cheap hotel Near Royal Free Hospital? Travelodge London Finsbury Park Hotel is a short trip east, or Travelodge London Central Marylebone Hotel puts you close to the city centre.