Keats House  

 
 
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10 Keats Grove, NW3 2RR
 
 
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Wed to Sun 11am-5pm
 
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£6.50 (Adults), £5.50 (Seniors over 65), £4.50 (Students and jobseekers), FREE (Under 17s)
 

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Keats HouseJohn Keats spent two years from 1818 to 1820 at Keats House, formerly known as Wentworth Place and now named after the Romantic poet. Reopened on 24th July 2009 after nearly two years closure, the rooms have been updated so that more artefacts from the collection of letters, manuscripts and relics relating to Keats can be displayed. These include the engagement ring Keats gave to Fanny Brawne, the girl next door whom he fell in love with. The Keats House building we see today is a combination of their houses, originally two semi-detached houses - this stunning Grade I Regency villa is far superior to the humble abode Keats would have known when he lived here. Sadly the lovers never married and it was from this house that he travelled to Rome, on the advice of his doctor. The moved failed to save him from tuberculosis and he died aged just 25. But it was while living here in rural Hampstead that Keats wrote the bulk of his most admired work and penned his famous 'Ode to a Nightingale' from under a plum tree in the garden. The gardens too been renovated with early 19th century species reintroduced around the Mulberry tree which would have been there in Keats' time. As you'd expect, poetry is promoted and appreciated here through regular poetry readings, residencies and educational events.

 

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Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £57  41% off
30 Jamestown Road, NW1 | 27 minutes from Keats House
Housed in an exciting modernist 'white box' building, and with some of London's maddest and most entertaining shopping and nightlife on the doorstep, the Holiday Inn ... More
 
 
 
Best Western Maitrise Maida Vale Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
53-59 Kilburn High Road, NW6 | 32 minutes from Keats House
Located in North London, just a 2-minute walk from Kilburn Park Tube station, the Best Western Maitrise Maida Vale hotel offers value for money and 58 ... More
 
 
 
Danubius Hotel Regents Park
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
18 Lodge Road, NW87JT | 35 minutes from Keats House
Stunning views of Lord's Cricket Ground makes this the hotel of choice for cricket enthusiasts, but it has plenty of other advantages too. A program ... More
 
 
 
 
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2 Willow Road
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
2 Willow Road, NW3 | 3 minutes from Keats House
Managed by the National Trust, 2 Willow Road is, in fact, a Modernist terrace of three Hampstead houses originally designed and inhabited by Hungarian architect Erno ... More
 
 
 
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Burgh House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
New End Square, NW3 | 7 minutes from Keats House
Set in the heart of Hampstead Village, Burgh House is a Queen Anne, Grade I listed, building with a terraced garden and licensed basement buttery serving ... More
 
 
 
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Fenton House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Hampstead Grove, NW3 | 10 minutes from Keats House
Set in the winding streets of Hampstead Village, the National Trust-owned, late 17th-century Fenton House contains an outstanding collection of porcelain, needlework pictures and Georgian furniture. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Hampstead Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
New End Square, NW3 | 7 minutes from Keats House
Housed on the first floor of Burgh House, Hampstead Museum charts the history of the north London borough from prehistoric times to today. Redesigned in 2006, ... More
 
 
 
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Freud Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
20 Maresfield Gardens, NW3 | 12 minutes from Keats House
Sigmund Freud's family home in Hampstead has been turned into a fascinating museum which features the psychoanalytic couch on which Freud's patients would recline while being treated ... More
 
 
 
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Hampstead Heath
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
NW3 | 17 minutes from Keats House
The wildest of London's parks, Hampstead Heath has fields to run in, long grass to roll in, woods to hide in and, most famously, ponds to ... More
 
 
 
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Everyman Hampstead
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
5 Holly Bush Vale, Hampstead Village, NW3 | 9 minutes from Keats House
Bang in the middle of Hampstead Village, the original Everyman Cinema is just one of a few London branches, with others in ... More
 
 
 
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JW3
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Finchley Road, NW3 | 15 minutes from Keats House
JW3 is a Jewish arts, culture and community centre with a kosher restaurant, cafe and bar overlooking Finchley Road in northwest London. Opened in 2013, and ... More
 
 
 
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Hampstead Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Eton Avenue, Primrose Hill, London NW3 | 15 minutes from Keats House
The Hampstead Theatre has existed in various forms since 1959, when it opened in a Scout Hall and its opening season in 1959 included two new ... More
 
 
 
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Happy Returns
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
36 Rosslyn Hill, NW3 | 3 minutes from Keats House
A wonderful little toy shop favoured by classy Hampstead families it offers a range of different toys. You'll be pleased to know they stock Jellycat ... More
 
 
 
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Rosslyn Delicatessen
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
56 Rosslyn Hill, NW3 | 5 minutes from Keats House
Winner of Best London Deli 2004 (The Independent) and Delicatessen of the Year 2004, 2005 and 2006 (LBC), this historic Hampstead institution is a food lover's ... More
 
 
 
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Mystical Fairies
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
12 Flask Walk, NW3 | 7 minutes from Keats House
For little fairy fanatics, this shop is the ideal place to pick up the perfect winged friend. The place is simply awash with fairies. ... More
 
 
 
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Mimmo La Bufala
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
45a South End Road, NW3 | 1 minute from Keats House
With its chic and elegant style, Mimmo La Bufala is nestled in London's fashionable Hampstead. Specialising in Italian cuisine, the menu is heavily inspired by dishes ... More
 
 
 
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Fratelli la Bufala
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40 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 1 minute from Keats House
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The Roebuck
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15 Pond St, NW3 | 2 minutes from Keats House
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Ecole de Mime Corporel Dramatique
London > Education > Evening Classes
Unit 207, Belgravia Workshop, 157-163 Marlborough Road, N19 | 2.1 miles from Keats House
Only the French could come up with an art form so bizarrely fascinating. Mime is as relaxing as Tai Chi, as healthy as yoga, and as ... More
 
 
 
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Samsung KX Kings Cross
London > Education > Adult Education
Coal Drops Yard, N1C | 2.2 miles from Keats House
As well as being a high tech space where visitors can discover a range of free interactive experiences, Samsung KX ... More
 
 
 
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Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 33 minutes from Keats House
Unique and innovative workshops teaching flower arranging and floristry with monthly, weekly or daily workshops. This is a really enjoyable art form that allows its students ... More
 
 
 
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Lower Fairground Site
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
East Heath Road, NW3 | 3 minutes from Keats House
The Lower Fairground Site on East Heath Road next to Hampstead Heath houses the marquee for the Hampstead Affordable Art Fair, held here in June. The ... More
 
 
 
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The London School of Yoga (Hampstead)
London > Leisure > Fitness
213 Haverstock Hill, NW3 | 6 minutes from Keats House
The London School of Yoga attempts to demystify Yoga, eliminating the intimidating jargon and self-important ritual that so often attaches itself to the activity. Skilled instructors, ... More
 
 
 
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Parliament Hill Lido
London > Leisure > Activities
Parliament Hill Fields, Gordon House Road, NW5 | 11 minutes from Keats House
The gorgeous unheated Parliament Hill Lido on Hampstead Heath (also called 'Hampstead Heath Lido') was upgraded not so long ago when it had a generous £2.9million ... More
 
 
 
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The Roebuck
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15 Pond St, NW3 | 2 minutes from Keats House
In an area saturated with excellent informal dining, the Roebuck more than holds its own, with a short menu of classic gastropub fare, most of it ... More
 
 
 
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The Wells Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
30 Well Walk, NW3 | 6 minutes from Keats House
Take an elegant, Georgian building on a side street in Hampstead - a sauntering five minutes walk away from the heath - add a chilled-out pub ... More
 
 
 
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The Flask
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14 Flask Walk, NW3 | 7 minutes from Keats House
The historic Flask pub in Hampstead used to be called the Thatched House at the beginning of the 18th century when Hampstead was a rural village ... More
 
 
 
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The Lock Tavern
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
35 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 24 minutes from Keats House
The Lock Tavern would be a great place to drop in and escape the tiresome, tie-dye-clad vendors of Camden's famous street market. Unfortunately that wouldn't do ... More
 
 
 
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Near & Far Camden
London > Nightlife > Bars
48 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 24 minutes from Keats House
The third Near & Far from the group behind The Magic Roundabout and The Good Mixer is the biggest. This Camden ... More
 
 
 
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Fest Camden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 24 minutes from Keats House
Housed in a 200 year old Grade II listed former horse hospital at Camden Stables Market, FEST Camden , launched ... More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 2.5 miles from Keats House
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
 
 
 
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British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 2.5 miles from Keats House
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
 
 
 
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Roundhouse
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 22 minutes from Keats House
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