Family attraction – Alexandra Park and outstanding schools on the doorstep
"It's really easy to get into central London on the Piccadilly line from Wood Green Station."Mumzad Soobhany
"Pretty Victorian terraces within Wood Green's conservation areas give it a family atmosphere..."Katy Brookes
"You can be at King's Cross in less then 20 minutes from Arnos Grove Station..."Ben Connolly
Where do Bounds Green locals go?
A truly authentic Greek family restaurant that is very welcoming and with amazing, generous portions.
Submitted by Kostas
Pitch and Putt, Alexandra Park
Enjoy a round or two with your friends and family and the stunning views of London too!
Submitted by Aaron
The Laboratory Spa & Health Club
A beautiful, airy, bright gym with a spa and a fresh water swimming pool, which means no stinging eyes and great for children! They also put on excellent exercise classes too and there's no minimum contract.
Submitted by Claire
An impressive music venue hosting great bands such as Slayer, to Jack White, to the Prodigy!
Submitted by Kevin
This cafe serves amazing English and American breakfasts, homemade cakes, lunch and brunch. It has great staff and a picturesque location overlooking Princess Park Manor and there's late night opening on selected weekends, where they serve classic hot dogs.
Submitted by Adam
A great road full of so many different cuisines that goes on for miles. Great Turkish restaurants!
Submitted by Alexandra
Amazing quality and cheap Mediterranean/Cypriot food. The lamb parcels and breakfasts are yummy!
Submitted by Emma
The Walker Ground
A multi-functional sports ground with a bar. They also have an amazing fireworks display here on bonfire night!
Submitted by Ben
Ye Olde Cherry Tree
This charming pub is a former coaching inn and it also has a pretty beer garden that is perfect on summer evenings.
Submitted by Ben
A real Muswell Hill institution, this tea and coffee retailer has been in business since 1897 selling their own brand products!
Submitted by Mumzad
The Scullery Cookshop
Any cooks dream, this shop stocks everything from everyday items to the more obscure things the recipe books demand!
Submitted by Katy
Boutique gift shop and café with a quirky interior and great food.
Submitted by Kevin
Why do you find Bounds Green a great place to live?
"Bounds Green is an amazing area to live in. Having stayed here since 1986, I have grown up in this area. It's greatest asset is the multitude of services and amenities available to its residents such as three GP surgeries, Bounds Green Health centre, four independent NHS Dental practices, a scout park for kids. The area has numerous excellent schools and nurseries located within a half mile radius of the excellent tube sta... more
"The quiet streets. The green parks nearby. That feeling of living outside London but being in London. I love coming home and I love calling it home."
"Bounds Green is peaceful and close to Wood Green where there are many Turkish restaurants. It's ideal for single working people and also Ally Pally is a walking distance for those who like to jog or de-stress along the small lake. Overall good value for money area."
What do you like about Bounds Green?
Did you know?
"Alexandra Palace, or 'Ally Pally' as it is affectionately known, was built as an exhibition hall in 1873. However, it burnt down only a few days after its inauguration and was rebuilt in the following 2 years."
Explore Bounds Green
Child-friendly activities near Bounds Green
Le Club Frere JacquesMuswell Hill club
Le Club Frère Jacques specialises in teaching French to children aged from 3 - 11. Our aim is to encourage a positive attitude towards learning languages which will equip pupils to succeed in their future schools. Above all we make French fun and easy to learn. In order to make the child participate there are various activities such as games, songs, rhymes and role playing which cater for a relatively short attention span. Children are always actively involved 4:00-4:30pm for 3-7 year olds 4:35-5:05pm for 7-11 year olds Website
Under 5s singingAlexandra Park Library
3o minutes of Traditional Nursery Rhymes and Songs. Website
Baby read and rhyme timeSouth Friern Library
30 minute session of nursery rhymes and songs for non-walking babies and their carers. Sessions take place weekly on Mondays during term time Website
Baby Rhyme Time Toddler Read and Rhyme and Story ExplorersSouth Friern Library
Parent and Toddler Group at St Peter le PoerSt Peter le Poer
The session starts with free play for the children and we come together at 10.45am for singing, birthday celebrations, fruit and juice. While the parents enjoy a hot drink the children sit down to do a simple craft activity, usually involving a lot of glue and glitter and sometimes some paint! We clear up together at 11.30am and then bring out the cars, trikes and scooters for a final charge around the spacious hall and to make sure everyone is really tired and ready for lunch by midday. Website
Fun in the ForestColdfall Woods
Fun In The Forest aims to encourage children and their families to swap some of their screen time for some wild time. Our sessions include activities that encourage creativity, self-led discovery and independence - invaluable life skills. Website
Happy Feet Toddler groupWilton Community Church
All under 5's welcome with parents/carers to enjoy songs, stories, craft, toys & snacks. Website
About Bounds Green
Bounds Green is an area in the north of London, in the London Borough of Haringey. Parts of Bounds Green are also known as New Southgate, but most of New Southgate lies in London Borough of Enfield to the north west. It was originally formed as a popular overnight stop-over for travellers, located on the then outskirts of London, just short of the tollgate at Turnpike Lane. Today it is a residential suburb just north of Wood Green. Bounds Green has good transport links, with its own tube station on the Piccadilly Line. Also Bowes Park mainline station, on the line into Kings Cross and Moorgate is a short distance away. There are also a number of bus services connecting Bounds Green to the surrounding areas.
Local Estate Agencies
Why not explore some other local areas:
- Arnos Grove
- Wood Green
- Palmers Green
- Friern Barnet
- Muswell Hill
- Crouch End
- North Finchley
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