A panorama from the top of Parliament Hill on Hampstead Heath. Parliament Hill is the highest point in London and from here there are spectacular views over the rest of London. The image was taken on a windy cloudy day in October 2008, with strong winds driving the clouds low and fast in the sky. Trees were beginning to change colour.
Parliament Hill in Hampstead Heath - London visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Parliament Hill in Hampstead Heath' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Greater London.
Parliament Hill lies within Parliament Hill Fields within Hampstead Heath in London. Parliament Hill is the focal point of Hampstead Heath and, at 98m above sea level, offers stunning panoramic views over the rest of London. From here it is possible to make out some of the main features of the city, including the London Eye, BT Tower, the Swiss Rhe 'Gherkin' building in the City of London and Canary Wharf in the Docklands. In the far distance are the hills of Crystal Palace in South London, and on the top of this is a tall television broadcasting antenna.
The top of Parliament Hill is also popular with kit flyers. Paths from here head off in various directions to other parts of the heath, including the lakes and Kenwood House.
Rail: Hampstead Heath Rail, Gospel Oak Rail
Bus: Highgate Road, Gordon House Road