Hampstead is the perfect place for those seeking that getaway feeling in their own city. The immense park Hampstead Heath running from Hampstead to Highgate makes this the place to go for people looking for a more relaxed outdoor lifestyle. Hampstead village seems like a natural part of it all, where you can find anything from clothing shops to independent art galleries. The area itself is known to have some of the most expensive housings in the entire city. However, the community is down-to-earth, and the local pubs and cafés reflect this as well.