Waterlow Park


The largest park Camden Council runs, with good wildlife habitats and a visitor centre.

Set on a hillside with panoramic views over London, it includes historic Lauderdale House and its formal terraced gardens.

The park has recently been improved and restored. This has seen the creation of a Waterlow Parks Centre.

Opening Times

Opening Times:

Open dawn to dusk. Please check website for exact times throughout the year.

Venue Details & Map

Waterlow Park

Highgate Hill
N6 5HG

Yelp Reviews

4.5 out of 5 based on 16 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Waterlow Park

3.0 out of 5 15 September 2015
by Jessie W.

A little peace of heaven located in the heart of a busy city.

Waterlow's park is somewhere you'd go to escape from the daily rushing routine and just relax in the nature. The place has a large rage of activities you can do here, despite the weather. This is the ideal spot for puppies to play and walk around without worrying about passing cars or other dangers.

The park is quite big and you'll...more

5.0 out of 5 13 September 2015
by vee c.

I love this park..!!! All calm and you can really relax and enjoy the endless mindblowing greenery!! total bliss!!!!more

5.0 out of 5 25 May 2015
by Anita S.

I have to join the praise for this wonderful park.

It's a beautiful green oasis in the middle of Highgate, right next to Highgate cemetery (which is definitely worth a visit too - see my separate review for it).

The park is very well maintained and very clean, and thus an ideal spot for a picnic, lazy nap on a sunny afternoon, or a walk with a pet. I especially enjoy the pond in the middle of...more

4.0 out of 5 15 December 2014
by Florine Morgane D.

I absolutely love walking through this park! It's clean, not too busy and easy to walk through with wide paths compared to hampstead heath for example. It's also very close to highgate cemetery, which is definitely worth a visit too as many famous people are buried among other beautiful graves.more

5.0 out of 5 8 May 2013
by Carrie B.

Gorgeous, well-maintained neighborhood park. I've spent many a sunny day here napping, reading, eating, and just passing the time.

Plenty of benches and bins so I can bring food and not worry about where to toss it; lots of trees to sit against and do some reading. In a great area, too, so I can always run out and grab food or buy a book or something to take back into the park with me.more

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