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

9.00 out of 5
based on 17 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Waterlow Park

5.0 out of 5
27 March 2010
by Uli B.

As a passionate and dutiful dog owner, a trip to Waterlow Park is on my daily to-do list. It's such a lovely park, with loads of old trees, spacious meadows...and best of all, it's all so well-maintained. In fact, the other day we had visitors from South London and they were in awe by how luscious and well-kept this park was...apparently quite a difference to some of the more plain commons.... 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

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

4.0 out of 5
16 June 2017
by Benny H.

A nice little park, next to a world famous cemetery. Don't be scared as it's only a cemetery and you can barely see it!

This is actually a very nice park and while it's not the largest park, it's really beautiful and they really keep the place in tip top shape. It's great for a stroll and you really will enjoy the sites.

It seemed like it was mostly moms/nannies with their kids, but... more

5.0 out of 5
10 August 2017
by George C.

Beatiful park next to Highgate Cemetery! Centrally locally, hidden from the hungry tourists,excellent place to relax for a while! more

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