Conservation & heritage
• City of London – Hampstead Heath The Heath is owned and managed by the City of London Corporation.
• City of London – Hampstead Ponds and Dams
• Burgh House & Hampstead Museum Burgh House is a Grade I listed house built in the early years of the 18th century. The Hampstead Museum is incorporated in the House on the first floor and offers permanent displays on Hampstead history.
• Camden History Society Concerned with the local history (institutions, houses, people and social movements) of the whole London Borough of Camden, including Hampstead, Highgate, Kentish Town, Camden Town and West Hampstead.
• English Heritage exists to protect and promote England’s spectacular historic environment and ensure that its past is researched and understood. English Heritage own Kenwood House.
• Fenton House London’s most enchanting country house and Hampstead’s oldest building.
• The Friends of Kenwood House
• Hampstead Garden Suburb adjacent to the north of the Heath, was founded in 1907 by Dame Henrietta Barnett.
• Hampstead Heath a private website with extensive material about the Heath.
• Hampstead Neighbourhood Forum helping residents to shape development in Hampstead and South End Green.
• Heath Hands is a volunteer organisation created to help conserve the special character of Hampstead Heath and to give everyone who enjoys the Heath an opportunity to make a difference.
• The Highgate Society aims to make Highgate and its neighbourhood a better place in which to live and work; to ensure that any changes made in the environment enhance the amenity of the area; to encourage sound planning and to improve public transport.
• Kenwood House Set in leafy grounds beside Hampstead Heath, this outstanding house was remodelled by Robert Adam between 1764 and 1779.
• Keats House is where John Keats lived from 1818 to 1820 and is the setting which inspired some of Keats’s most memorable poetry. Here, Keats wrote “Ode to a Nightingale”, and fell in love with Fanny Browne, the girl next door.
• Keats Community is a volunteer-run charity at 10 Keats Grove, Hampstead, operated by the community that took over from the Camden Heath Library which was closed in March 2012.
• 2 Willow Road is a unique Modernist home designed by architect Ernὂ Goldfinger in 1939 for himself and his family.
• Tomb with a View The picturesque and historic graveyard of Hampstead parish Church: the last resting place of some of the famous, the infamous, the ordinary and the extraordinary citizens of Hampstead.
• London’s Northern Heights Heritage trails Eleven self-guided trails covering over 850 points of interest available from local retailers or on-line.
Arts & entertainment
• Belsize Park Film Society
• Everyman Cinema Hampstead
• Everyman Cinema Belsize Park
• Hampstead Theatre
• Hampstead Arts Festival
• Pentameters Theatre
• Keats Community Library
• Amberden Estates
• Anscombe & Ringland
• Benham and Reeves
• Goldschmidt & Howland
• Hamptons International
• Knight Frank
• Salter Rex
• TK International
• Welby (rentals)
Photographs and film
• Matthew Maran The award-winning wildlife photographer of Hampstead Heath and other wild places. He publishes books, calendars and cards. www.matthewmaran.com *
• Britain From Above Aerial photographs 1919-1953
• Camden @Flickr For all your photos of the London Borough of Camden, perhaps the markets, the canal, those punks that sit on the bridge that hate being photographed, or anything else.
• Hampstead Dog Walkies @Flickr Pics of dogs and people walking their dogs up on Hampstead Heath.
• Hampstead Heath @Flickr From Gospel Oak to Golders Green – From Highgate to the Vale of Health.
• Hampstead Heath Shooting Pictures entered in The Heath & Hampstead Society’s 2007 photo competition.
• Heath Life is a film and education programme that aims to celebrate the rich heritage of Hampstead Heath and explore its role and resonance for Londoners today.
• City of London Corporation
• Environment Agency
• London Borough of Camden
• Mayor of London & London Assembly
• Transport for London
• Camden Gazette
• Camden New Journal
• Google Books has books on Hampstead
• Hampstead and Highgate Express
• Hampstead Village Voice A satirical, irreverent and controversial magazine for Hampstead.
• Hampstead Scientific Society, founded 1899, looks after the Hampstead observatory.
• London Natural History Society members have two things in common – an interest in nature and a wish to learn more about London’s diverse wildlife.
• London Wildlife Trust is a charity working to conserve and improve the Capital’s natural environment for Londoners.
• The Marylebone Birdwatching Society is based in Hampstead, North London, but attracts members and visitors from all parts of London and beyond.
• NW3 Weather has live and historical weather conditions, as well as a webcam, local forecasts, and weather photography – including the Heath.
• Rupert Sheldrake, one of the world’s most innovative biologists, has revolutionised scientific thinking with his vision of a living, developing universe with its own inherent memory.
• The Heath & Hampstead Society on Facebook
• The Heath & Hampstead Society on Instagram
• The Heath & Hampstead Society on Twitter