London Villages Explore the City's Best Local Neighbourhoods

London Villages by Zena Alkayat

Explore the City's Best Local Neighbourhoods

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Format: Paperback / softback, 192 Pages
ISBN: 9780711234666
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
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There are dozens of tucked away ‘villages’ in London, from Columbia Road to Clarendon Cross. These small, locally-known enclaves give the capital its inimitable character. Featuring thirty of the most unique and vibrant neighbourhoods in London, this is your key to exploring the city in a new way. With atmospheric photographs and an illustrated map for each village, a short text sums up its spirit, history and location, before expertly highlighting the best independent shops, markets, cafés and public spaces to visit.

ZENA ALKAYAT has previously published successful guidebook Tea & Cake London. She is currently a Contributing Editor at Time Out magazine.
KIM LIGHTBODY is an up-and-coming photographer specialising in food and lifestyle. She lives in Rotherhithe, London.

Format: Paperback / softback, 192 Pages
ISBN: 9780711234666
Size: 6.299 in x 0.248 in x 6.299 in / 160 mm x 6.3 mm x 160 mm


Marylebone Village
Shepherd Market
Connaught Village
East Bloomsbury
Exmouth Market
Bermondsey Street
Lower Belgravia

Primrose Hill
Crouch End
Highgate Village
Camden Passage
Stoke Newington Church Street
Hampstead Village

East Dulwich
Bellenden Road
Brixton Village
Chelsea Green
Northcote Road
Abbeville Village

Whitecross Village
Columbia Road
Broadway Market
Victoria Park Village
Shoreditch Village

Queen's Park
Turnham Green
Barnes Village
Little Venice
Golborne Road
Clarendon Cross


'It's a quick read but a nice book to refer back to and a great introduction to lots of areas you may not have visited before. It is a lovely gift book and a nice book to keep for yourself too.'

'You'll never want to go to Oxford Street again.'

‘An homage to unsung areas, among them the bohemian and the works in progress, and an inspiring reference book for the jaded tourist or native.’