Here’s the place to find calm in London

From parks to cafe’s to museums, we set up this directory to help Londoners find more calm as part of our mission to spread the calm. You’ll find places that are a little quieter and more peaceful than the rest of the city, and help foster mindfulness.

If you’d like to add or suggest a listing or if your business or service is listed here and you would like us to change any details or to remove you, please let us know.

We make every effort to ensure the information is correct, but please check with the venues before making any big plans.

Brockwell Studio
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Our exercise studios have sprung floors and air conditioning and are the perfect place to lose weight, tone up and get healthy.
With three spacious studios, we offer over 90 classes a week including Aerobics, Pilates, Yoga or Meditation.

Address
Dulwich road, London SE24 0PA
Opening times
Mon-Fri: 6.30-10 Sat: 7.30-9.30 Sun: 7.30-9
Brompton Cemetery
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Brompton Cemetery, one of London's Magnificent Seven historic cemeteries, is a magical place, combining historic monuments, trees and wildlife with the stories of the remarkable people buried here. It is designated Grade I on English Heritage's Register of Parks and Gardens.

This beautiful landscape is the only Cemetery in the country owned by the Crown and managed by The Royal Parks on behalf of the nation.

Address
Fulham Road, London SW10 9UG
Opening times
Everyday - Summer: 8am - 8pm / Winter: 8am - 4pm
Accessibility
It is accessible for wheelchair users
Business Phone Number
020 7352 1201
Bumblebee
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Not only is one of the best wholefood shops in London, it is also one of the cheapest.

The vegetable section is piled high with shiny organic lemons and wooden boxes of freshly picked spinach and crisp fennel. You can also get refills for nature friendly cleaning products as well as luscious blueberry cakes, gentle hand creams and even organic pet food.

Address
30, 32 & 33 Brecknock Road, Kentish Town, N7 ODD
Opening times
Monday - Wednesday 9am - 6.30pm, Thursday 9am - 7pm, Friday and Saturday 9am - 6.30pm
Accessibility
The shops are wheelchair accessible
Business Phone Number
020 7607 1936
Bumpkin
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Bumpkin is your local Great British Brasserie, a home from home serving delicious British dishes, made with locally-sourced, seasonal ingredients. Bumpkin is your perfect neighbourhood retreat and we look forward to serving you the best in British food soon.

Address
209 Westbourne Park road, W11 1EA
Opening times
Mon-Fri: 11am-11pm Sat-Sun: 10am-11pm
Bunhill Fields
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Bunhill Fields burial ground is located in the London Borough of Islington but is owned and maintained by the City of London.

The 1.6 hectares of Bunhill Fields are an oasis of calm and greenery in a busy, congested locality just north of the City of London’s square mile, which has been managed as a public open space by the City of London since 1867.

 

Address
38 City Road, London EC1Y 1AU
Opening times
October - March: Monday - Friday, 7.30am - 4pm, Saturday - Sunday, 9.30am - 4pm / April - September: Monday - Friday, 7.30am - 7pm, Saturday - Sunday, 9.30am - 7pm
Accessibility
It is wheelchair accessible
Business Phone Number
020 7374 4127
Camden Arts Centre
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Renowned for being one of the best contemporary art centres in London, this is also a great place to have afternoon tea.

In warmer weather you can sit outside in the garden with a cup of fresh mint tea and home-made cake.

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Address
Arkwright Road, London NW3 6DG
Opening times
Tuesday - Sunday 10am - 10pm
Accessibility
It is wheelchair accessible
Business Phone Number
020 7472 5500
Camley Street Natural Park
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Two unique acres of wild green space right in the heart of London, this innovative and internationally acclaimed reserve on the banks of the Regent's Canal is a place for both people and wildlife.

Camley Street Natural Park was created from an old coal yard back in 1984. It sits in the middle of King’s Cross, alongside the sparkling new Eurostar station at St Pancras

It is popular with all kinds of people seeking respite from the buzz of the city around them, as well as being a hub for London Wildlife Trust volunteers. Individuals are welcome to drop in during opening hours.

The reserve has a visitor centre and provides natural habitat for birds, butterflies, amphibians and a rich variety of plant life.

Business Website Address
Address
12 Camley Street, N1C 4PW
Opening times
Monday - Sunday, 10am - 5pm
Accessibility
It is wheelchair accessible
Business Phone Number
020 7833 2311
Carlyle’s House
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Renowned Victorian writer Thomas Carlyle lived here from 1851 to 1881 with his wife Jane, who was not only a prolific letter writer herself, but also encouraged her illustrious, rather shy husband.
Built in 1708, this is a beatiful house to wander around, with the added attraction of discovering the lives of two 19th-century literary celebrities.

Address
24 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, SW3 5HL
Opening times
March - October: Wednesday - Sunday, 11am - 4.30pm
Accessibility
Limited wheelchair access, garden partially accessible
Business Phone Number
020 7352 7087
Carmelli Bakery
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They remain faithful to traditional methods and are still baking their bagels by hand, giving each one their full attention.

Their outstanding team of chefs and pastry experts will provide you with the freshest breads, desserts and cakes as well as bespoke speciality cakes tailor-made to your every desire. They also offer a wide selection of finger food, light bites and platters for every occasion.

Business Website Address
Address
126-128 Golders Green Road, London NW11 8HB
Accessibility
It is wheelchair accessible
Business Phone Number
020 8455 2074
Carnevale
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Carnevale is tiny but chic, so smart that a good number of diners never realise it is a vegetarian restaurant. Cooking capable of excellence, such as heart celeriac and horseradish soup or a spicy risotto with dried tomatoes and artichoke hearts.

Business Website Address
Address
135 Whitecross Street, London EC1Y 8JL
Opening times
Monday - Friday 11.30am - 11pm, Saturday 5.30pm - 11pm
Accessibility
The restaurant is small but might be able to accommodate someone with a wheelchair
Business Phone Number
020 7250 3452