Camden Market, London

Camden Lock Market

Camden Lock Market

Camden Lock

I love walking round Camden at the weekend.  I used to live here when I was a teenager so know it like the back of my hand and I always love having a stroll on a Saturday or Sunday.  I especially love to stop by the side of the canal and watch the colourful barges go through the locks.

Old Barges waiting at the Lock

Old Barges waiting at the Lock

It’s really nice to just stand and watch the barges go through the lock

The Lock, Camden

The Lock, Camden

Barge going through the Lock

Barge going through the Lock

View from the Bridge, Camden Lock

View from the Bridge, Camden Lock

The Stables

Camden’s changed a lot over the years as it used to be really run down and quite tatty, but since the fire that burnt down the old market area called The Stables, it’s been rebuilt to the really vibrant area that it is today. It’s a massive foodie place too, and a large part of the ground floor area of The Stables that runs by the river and the Lock, is now devoted to mainly food whereas a lot of the handmade crafts and jewellery is in a separate indoor area upstairs, along with some nice bars and pubs.

The Stables, Camden Lock Market, Camden

The Stables, Camden Lock Market, Camden

Camden Lock Market

Camden Lock Market

The Stables, Camden Market

The Stables, Camden Market

Food Market, Camden Lock

Food Market, Camden Lock

Inside the Stables Market, Camden

Inside the Stables Market, Camden

The High Street

The main part of the High Street runs from the Camden Tube Station at one end, right to the Lock and Regents Canal at the other end and there are hundreds of quirky shops that line the road.  The High Street features major music venues at either end; Koko, the former Camden Palace, at the southern end, and The Roundhouse, on Chalk Farm Road at the northern end.  There’s also another Market, the Camden Market, which sits right in the middle of the High Street and thousands of tourists visit here, especially on a Sunday.  It gets so busy that Camden Tube Station is closed at certain times to stop it getting dangerously busy.

One of the many Tattoo Parlours

One of the many Tattoo Parlours

Shops in the High Street, Camden Town

Shops in the High Street, Camden Town

The High Street, Camden

The High Street, Camden

Camden Market

Camden Market

Author: Debbie

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