Camden Town is known for its alternative vibe. Buzzing with a live music scene and canal-side markets, Camden offers locals and visitors unique attractions that are off the beaten path. Camden has always been a residential area that has gone through numerous stages of development, but it was the improvements made to the railway transport system and the development of the Grand Union Canal that transformed the town into one of London’s bustling areas.
There never a shortage of things to do in Camden all-year-round. Although the coronavirus pandemic may have slowed things down a little bit, the town is back to its lively vibe in September. Whether you are a local or visitor, Camden Town's attractions are worth a visit. Check out our roundup of five things to do in Camden this month – visit Camden market, savour the tasty street food and explore the restaurants and pubs around.
Explore Camden Market
Camden Market or Camden Town Market, whichever you choose to call it, remains one of the main attractions for North London over, and it has been so for many decades. If you are a shopaholic or you enjoy collecting vintage items including clothes and antiques, then you should visit Camden.
The market is a collection of small shops and stalls on street corners and alleyways, making it the perfect adventure for anyone looking for alternative music, fashion items and merchandise. If you are visiting Camden in September, stop the Stables Market where you will find antiques and vintage clothing. There are more than 1000 shops, bars and cafes – you will need multiple visits to get around.
Chow down street food at KERB Camden
For areas like Camden Town, street food is one of the main highlights, and we think you should try them out. KERB is one of the popular street food spots in Camden that operates between 11 am and 6 pm (7 pm on weekends). Get ready to explore 34 street food stalls serving all kinds of eats for the health-conscious and the meat lovers. Ensure you maintain ALL Covid-19 safety protocols when you visit KERB.
Visit the London Zoo
Although Camden Town Market is one of the town's major attractions, there is a lot more that you can do when you visit in September. Camden is home to one of the world's oldest zoos, London Zoo, which remains a major attraction for both locals and visitors. London Zoo is home to more than 700 species of animals, and you will also get the opportunity to spend a night at the zoo in its lion lodges.
Check out Jazz Cafe for some live music
Jazz Cafe is considered London’s home of jazz music, soul, and disco. It is one of the most iconic spots in Camden with a history of musical legends gracing its stage including Bobby Womack, Amy Winehouse, Sun Ra Arkestra, Abbey Lincoln, Jimmy Smith, Eddie Harris, and many others. The settings of the Jazz Cafe can be said to be intimate, making it the perfect spot to go on a date on a night in September.
Crazy golfing at Plonk Golf
Plonk Golf has swung its doors open again. We know that most crazy golf fans can’t wait to visit the exciting venue in Camden. If you have never visited any Plonk Venue, ensure you visit this September. There is so much fun to do apart from taking on the 9 hole course with frustrating challenges and obstacles.