Skip to main content  
 
 

 

Address

​​Hampstead Heath lacks a postcode, but our car parks are located close to these post codes:

East Heath: NW3 1BN
Jack Straw's: NW3 7ES
The Lido: NW5 1LN​​

Contact us

​​​General enquiries:
020 7332 3322

Parking enquiries:
020 7332 3030

Pay for parking with RingGo:
020 7110 0000

Accessibility

​​Disabled parking bays are available at our three car parks. Paths through the Heath are mostly unpaved and the terrain has some significant slopes; however paved and even areas are available in the Parliament Hill Fields area for those with access needs.

Opening hours

​​Always open

Hampstead Heath is one of London's most popular open spaces, situated just six kilometres from Trafalgar Square.

An island of beautiful countryside, the magic of Hampstead Heath lies not only in its rich wildlife and extensive sports and recreational opportunities, but also in its proximity and accessibility to millions of people.

The Heath has extensive amenities including a zoo, cafés, athletics track, education centre, extensive children's facilities, three swimming ponds and a Lido.

Parking info and travel links

Please think about the environment when travelling to Hampstead Heath and always use sustainable options such as walking, cycling or public transport whenever possible.

For help planning your journey, please see:

By tube

Northern
Golders Green
Hampstead
Kentish Town
Overground
Hampstead Heath
Gospel Oak
​Alight at this station For these parts of the Heath​
​Golders Green Golders Hill Park and the Heath Extension​
Hampstead​ Vale of Health, East Heath and Hampstead Ponds​
Kentish Town​ Parliament Hill and Highgate Ponds​
Hampstead Heath​ East Heath and Hampstead Ponds​
Gospel Oak​ Parliament Hill, Athletics Track and Highgate Ponds​

By bus

The following buses serve various parts of Hampstead Heath:

C2, H3, C11, 24, 46, 168, 210, 214, 268

To plan a route and find the correct stop for you, please visit TfL Journey Planner.

Parking

Hampstead Heath has a number of car parks, which can be found on our Hampstead Heath Map (3MB).

The car parks are open between 7.30am and 8.30pm daily.

Car parking charges are as follows:

  • 0 - 2 hours  £3
  • 2 - 4 hours  £6
  • additional hours -  £5

Parking with a valid disabled persons blue badge is free of charge.

You can pay by credit or debit card (American Express, MasterCard, Visa or Delta) and coins are accepted in the following denominations: 20p, 50p, £1 and £2. Machines do not give change.

Pay for parking with RingGo

You can pay for parking with RingGo at three of our car parks. To pay by phone, please call 020 7110 0000 and quote the relevant location number from below:

  • East Heath car park: 79453
  • Jack Straw's car park: 79454
  • Parliament Hill Lido car park: 79455

Alternatively, you can pay with the RingGo app.

Hampstead Heath parking enquiries

If you have an enquiries, or require assistance due to clamping, a faulty ticket machine or a locked car park, please call us on 020 7332 3030.


Notifications