Camden town offers a unique shopping and leisure experience as residents embrace the cosmopolitan atmosphere of Camden's vibrant culture of multiples and independent stores in Camden Lock with a plethora of highly acclaimed bars, restaurants, cafes and famous music venues. Camden's lifestyle is balanced with the quietude of the Regents Canal, and the green spaces of Regent's Park and Primrose hill.
The area is in the northern part of the city, reaching from Holborn and Bloomsbury in the south to Hampstead Heath in the north. Neighbouring areas are the City of Westminster and the City of London to the south, Brent to the west, Barnet and Haringey to the north and Islington to the east. It covers all or part of the N1, N6, N7, N19, NW1, NW2, NW3, NW5, NW6, NW8, EC1, EC2, EC4, WC1, WC2, W1 and W9 postcode areas. It contains parts of central London.