The Pergola, the Hill Garden and Golder’s Hill Park

Learn more about the West side of the Heath: familiar, and perhaps not so familiar.

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The Geology of Hampstead Heath

Underlying the springs that put Hampstead on the map, and the bricks that helped to build it,  are the sand, Claygate Beds and iron-rich London Clay that geologically underpin it. Come and find out what the Heath is really made of!

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Spider Foray

Discover the original web designers!

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Our place among trees: historical uses and future threats

About the 20,000 trees of the Heath, past, present and future, no-one knows more, and no-one is more enthusiastic, than David Humphries, Tree Management Officer for Hampstead Heath.   NB Restricted numbers – advanced booking essential  hhs.walks@gmail.com

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Where Old Hampstead meets the Heath

A circular walk around the old streets, steps, and alleyways that lead to the Northern Heights of the Heath. Discover the histories of Whitestone Pond and its surroundings, Samuel and Henrietta Barnett’s house at Spaniard’s End, the Bird Bridge and Wilson’s Folly.

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The Pergola, the Hill Garden and Golder’s Hill Park

Learn more about the West side of the Heath: familiar, and perhaps not so familiar.

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The Hidden Heath and its Archaeology.

See the Heath in a new light with archeologist Michael Hammerson.

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Birds of the Heath in the Autumn

Despite its urban location there’s always something interesting to spot on the Heath: Bittern, Golden Oriole and Honey Buzzard have all come our way before! Nothing promised … but you never know.

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Birds of the Heath in Spring

Discover the returning birds of the Heath in the company of expert birder Pete Mantle. Find out who has arrived from where:  chiff-chaff, willow warbler, redstart, winchat, flycatcher – if they’re there, Pete will find them…and maybe you’ll find others…

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Dawn Bird Walk

Beat the doggers and joggers to the Heath and discover a world of birds before it melts away as the Heath gets busy.

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