Northern line sightseeing

Heading out on the Northern line? Why not take a quick look at all the sights and attractions you can enjoy when using the line. From Keats House to The Shard, there’s so much to see and do! 🖤 

📍Everyman Cinema  

🚇 Hampstead  

This is the original cinema of the Everyman chain of luxury cinemas, first opened in 1933! 😲 

📍Keats House 

🚇 Belsize Park  

Explore the house where John Keats, one of the great English Romantic poets, lived and loved and wrote his best work. 📚 

📍Highgate Cemetery   

🚇 Archway 

There at least 850 notable people buried at Highgate including 18 Royal Academicians, 6 Lord Mayors of London and 48 Fellows of the Royal Society. Although perhaps its most famous occupant is Karl Marx.  

Kenwood house surrounded by trees on a sunny day.


🚇 Highgate 

On the edge of Hampstead Heath surrounded by tranquil landscaped gardens, Kenwood is one of London’s hidden gems. 

Inside of Leadenhall market.

📍Leadenhall Market  

🚇 Bank  

Leadenhall Market dates back to the 14th century and is situated in what was the centre of Roman London. Originally a meat, poultry and game market, it is now home to a number of boutique retailers, restaurants, cafes, wine bars and an award-winning pub. 🛍 

📍The Shard  

🚇 London Bridge  

Take in panoramic views of London from some of the best hotels and restaurants in the city! ✨ 

📍Borough Market  

🚇 Borough  

Get your tastebuds tingling at Borough Market, one of the largest and oldest food markets in London, with a market on the site dating back to at least the 12th century. 🌽🥭🥒 

📍Leake Street Arches  

🚇 Waterloo  

Eat, Drink, Paint and Play at Leake Street Arches; a celebration of urban art, dining and entertainment located underneath Waterloo Station. 🌈 

📍The Kia Oval 

🚇 Oval 

Explore more than 150 years of cricketing history or catch a game at The Kia Oval. 🏏 

📍Morden Hall Park  

🚇 Morden  

An ancient landscape, and now an oasis of green within urban south London. 🍃

Illustrated Northern line map with cultural attractions

Ready to get out and explore? Try these other routes 👇 

  • Hammersmith & City line sightseeing  
  • Santander Cycles sightseeing  
  • DLR sightseeing  

Let us know your favourite spots on the Northern line 👇 


  1. 1. Waterloo – London Eye and The South Bank Centre. 2. Tottenham Court Road is one of several stations very close to the British Museum (also Russell Square and Holborn on different lines). 3. Moorgate is one of multiple stations within easy walking distance of the Barbican Centre and the Museum of London.4. Tooting Bec is home to Tooting Bec and Tooting Graveney commons and Tooting Lido (and was my home station for over 20 years). 5. King’s Cross St Pancras – Platform 9 3/4 (Harry Potter). These are just a few of the things you have missed.

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