Camden Town is a firm favourite on the must-see map, with the markets, the bustling lock and the alternative shops a hit with everyone from residents, workers and students to those travelling from overseas.

For all its bright and brash character, there is another side to Camden Town that's worth exploring. This great article highlights seven alternative activities to try in NW5, which will take you away from the main hustle and bustle.

As Camden estate agents, it's great to see the attractive streets of NW5 flagged up as a plus point. We agree that the period properties that line the streets really lend a more refined character to Camden Town, contrasting sharply with the more modern vibe around the Tube station - the grandness and sophistication may take you by surprise!

While you're on foot, why not walk over to Kelly Street in Kentish Town, as well as Chalcot Square and Chalcot Crescent in neighbouring Primrose Hill for more period properties and those ever-so-distinctive pastel facades?