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Things to do in Barnet

Large leafy borough on the northern edge of London with plenty of open spaces and urban attractions to enjoy

Known for...   Barnet, Finchley, Hendon Aerodrome, Totteridge Yew, Barnet Fair - Hair (cockney slang), Royal Air Force Museum and Golders Hill Park



 

  Attractions

Totteridge Yew FREE

Probably the oldest living thing in London.
St Andrews Church
Totteridge Village
London
N20 8PR

 
 

  Museums

Barnet Museum

Interesting look at Barnet's history.
31 Wood Street
Barnet
EN5 4BE

02084408066

Recommended by Pauline Harris, Enfield

 
 

  Parks

Old Courthouse Park FREE

Originally a pasture with stables and a brewery, Barnet Urban District Council purchased the buildings in 1912.
Manor Close
London
EN5 4BP

 

Fir And Pond Woods FREE

This is the best remaining part of the ancient Enfield Chase with diverse woodland, meadow and wetland habitats.
Coopers Lane Road
Potters Bar
Hertfordshire
EN6 4DA

 

Totteridge Fields FREE

Part of London's last remaining tracts of traditional countryside, Totteridge Fields and its surrounds make a beautiful place.
Hendon Wood Lane, Highwood Hill
Barnet
Greater London
N20 8LZ

 

Bethune Nature Reserve FREE

Nature Reserve and Wildlife Interest, adjoins with Bethune Recreation Ground.
Beaconsfield Road
Friern Barnet
N11 3BB

 

Oak Hill Park FREE

Sweeping grassy areas, fine views, meadows, streams, a play area, a golf area, and its own ancient woodland right in the middle.
Parkside Gardens
East Barnet
EN4 8JP

Recommended by Helena Gordon, Barnet
“Lovely park!”

 

Trent Country Park FREE

One of the few surviving remnants of the once extensive Royal Hunting Forest of Enfield Chase.
Cockfosters Road
Enfield
Barnet
EN4 0PS

Recommended by Frances Parry, London

 

Victoria Park FREE

Facilities include Gardens, Multi Sports Court, Tennis, Cafe, Children's play area.
Ballards Lane
Finchley
N3 2PH

 

Oak Hill Wood FREE

A medieval wood that is a great place to spot bats, home to the rare wild service tree and bright woodland flowers.
Oak Hill Park
East Barnet
Greater London
EN4 8QQ

 

Friary Park FREE

A formal Edwardian park forming the grounds of Friary House. It contains quiet, intimate gardens and large open spaces.
Friary Road
Friern Barnet
N12 9PD

 
 

  Cinema

Odeon Barnet

Multi-screen cinema.
Great North Road
Barnet
EN5 1AB

03330144501

 
 

  Theatre

Bull Theatre

Popular community theatre.
68 High Street
Barnet
Hertfordshire
EN5 5SJ

Recommended by Jo Smith, Barnet
“The comedy night here is fantastic, i've been to the one in St Albans loads and can't wait for this one!! ”

 

Chickenshed Theatre

A unique and inclusive theatre company. Varied program throughout the year.
Chase Side
Southgate
N14 4PE

02082929222

Recommended by Tanya Creighton, Republic of Ireland

 

Arts Depot

Exciting new arts venue.
5 Nether Street
North Finchley
London
N12 0GA

 
 

  Live Music

North London's Got Talent

We are look for talent individuals or groups to enter our fantastic talent competition to raise money for North London Hospice. Whatever your talent we want to hear from you….
North London Hospice
47 Woodside Avenue
London
N12 8TT

02084462288

 
 

  Golf

Old Fold Manor Golf Club

Old Fold Manor Golf Club is in the green belt just North of London, within 2 miles of the A1 M25 junction at South Mimms.
Hadley Green
Barnet
Hertfordshire
EN5 4QN

 

North Middlesex Golf Club

North Middlesex Golf Club, which is set in 74 acres of beautiful parkland, was established in 1905 and was designed by Willie Park Junior.
Friern Barnet Lane
Whetstone
London
N20 0NL

 

Hadley Wood Golf Club

Golf Club.
Beech Hill
Barnet
Hertfordshire
EN4 0JJ

 

Hendon Golf Club

Golf Club.
Off Sanders Lane
Mill Hill
London
NW7 1DG

 

Potters Bar Golf Club

Golf Club.
Darkes Lane
Potters Bar
Hertfordshire
EN6 1DE

 

Finchley Golf Club

Finchley Golf Club’s excellent course is only eight miles from The City and West End London, near Mill Hill East and Finchley Central underground stations.
Nether Court, Frith Lane,
Mill Hill
London
NW7 1PU

 

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