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Information about parking in Camden Town
Camden Town is situated in Northwest London and is known for its markets, live music and street performers. A visit to London is not complete without a visit to the thriving and bustling streets of Camden Town.
Some additional information about parking in camden town, to cater to all your parking needs
On-street parking in Camden can be difficult, and the council does utilise control zones. Visitors can apply for and activate visitors permits, for both short periods and all day stays. An hourly rate of £1.08 and a daily rate of £7.54 applies.
There are not many off-street parking garages in Camden Town, so planning parking in advance can take a lot of stress out of visiting Camden Town. Handyside Car Park is located on 3 Canal Reach. Fees start at £8 for two hours, and a flat rate of £8 applies for evening parking after 5pm.
There are many public transport options in Camden Town. Two underground stations are available at Chalk Farm Road and Camden Town Station, which run on the Northern Line. The Northern Line conveniently runs 24 hours a day on Saturdays and Sundays, known as “The Night Tube”. Various bus routes are also available within Camden Town, with the bus services also operating for 24 hours a day.
Blue Badge holders may park in certain parking bays in Camden Town free of charge, but not all bays are free for Blue Badge Holders. This may make it difficult to navigate around Camden Town, especially if you are not familiar with the free disabled parking bays available. Utilising the JustPark app will assist you to easily locate available disabled bays.
Camden Town has control zones, and you may be required to obtain a permit in order to access certain areas within Camden Town. Certain areas may be particularly busy on weekends and market days.
No charges apply on bank holidays to parking in Camden Town, but bank holidays and weekends may see higher volumes of visitors, making it more difficult to easily find on-street parking.
Camden Town is famous for its alternative shopping – stores specialising in punk, goth and alternative clothing, as well as Doc Martins, tattoos and piercings. Camden Market has over 200 stalls in the alleyways of Camden High Street and Chalk Farm Road. The market is open daily from 9:30am to 6pm, and a visit can easily fit into your schedule when visiting Camden Town.
Animal lovers can venture to the nearby ZSL London Zoo. The zoo is open from 10am daily and prices for children start at £14.90, and £22.90 for adults. The zoo has more than 750 different animal species for visitors to see and learn about, and makes the perfect educational day out for families.
On a beautiful summer’s day, a boat tour down Regent’s Canal, which runs through Camden Town, past its markets and shops, is a great way to see the town from the water.
Various eclectic restaurants are scattered around Camden Town, offering a variety of different tastes from around the world.