Amidst the hustle and bustle of Camden market, it is difficult to envisage the charming, tranquil lanes of Primrose Hill tucked just around the corner. Walk over the Chalk Farm train bridge and you may as well have teleported into a quaint countryside village. If you can make it to the end of the road without succumbing to one of the delightful bakeries or restaurants, your restraint will be rewarded. A short walk up a steep hill, the view has an unrivalled horizontal scope aided especially by two things – the proximity of Primrose Hill to central London and the convenient positioning of the trees underneath the sight line. With a full east-west panorama, this view is relaxing yet detailed and there is even a handy bronze carving to help identify what you are looking at. Take photos, gaze in awe, then stroll back down the hill for a well deserved cream cake.