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Arkley

Tranquil village setting adjoining Barnet within the M25

"I really enjoy escaping the hustle and bustle of the capital in Barnet Gate Woods."

Ben Connolly

"Sit back and relax in the charming gardens at Old Court House Recreation Ground."

Ben Connolly

"With its wild flowers and tall trees, Totteridge Common reflects the countryside appeal of the surrounding area."

Ben Connolly

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Where do Arkley locals go?

Dinosaur Safari Adventure Golf

Near the A1 in Barnet, they have water features, full-size dinosaurs and sound effects!

The Rising Sun

A quaint village pub with an appetising menu, including a choice of aperitifs, starters, mains and desserts. Can accommodate large groups in their separate dining room, or a more intimate feast. A short distance to Saracens rugby stadium.

Room 89

A hidden gem just off the main Barnet high street, it is a lifestyle boutique that has very unique vintage items for your home, unusual pieces of jewellery, natural beauty products and really adorable pieces of children's clothing. They also do craft workshops every month with local and very talented craftsmen.

Victoria Bakery

A 200 year old bakery featured on ITV's 'Britain's Best Bakery'. They make an awesome salmon and cream cheese bagel!

Barnet Museum

Celebrating the history of Barnet, with Charles Dickens once one of its more famous visitors.

The Spires

Benefiting from a facelift, The Spires has never looked better! Plenty of shops and eateries, all under one roof.

Bel Gelato

Here you can taste the best Italian ice cream and sweets, as well as a delicious lunch menu.

Fantasy Nails

I go here for my manicure and pedicure every two weeks, I love it because it's a family run salon very personal and the prices are very reasonable. They are very accommodating with appointments, which is great for busy lives. You also get endless amounts of tea and coffee - easily the best manicure in Barnet!

Guns and Smoke

A lively American bar/grill with a rustic feel. They take a lot of pride in sourcing high quality food and offer a vast menu with something for everyone. Wonderfully located, just moments from High Barnet underground station.

Ozzi's Burrito Shack

With fun and friendly staff, Ozzi's is one of the newer additions to Barnet High Street. Tasty, colourful and filling burritos with vibrant flavours and fresh ingredients. A great lunch option for those on the go.

Anytime Fitness

Who is not busy 25 hours a day in London?! This fantastic gym located inside the Spires Centre is very clean, the trainers are very professional and it's opened 24 hours a day.

Taylor's Dry Cleaners

As well as efficient service, this place has a signed picture of Joanna Lumley on the wall!

Shoecare

Number one!!! This is the best cobblers in London! Very fast, the best customer service, really cheap but high quality and the guy that works here always a massive smile that makes you feel positive!

Patisserie Joie De Vie

Stylish and classic patisserie in a prime location on Barnet High Street. Authentic French pastries, sandwiches and savouries, as well as fresh smoothies and milkshakes.

Hopscotch

A traditional sweet shop selling anything and everything related to sweets - paradise!

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Barnet, New Barnet, Mill Hill, Borehamwood, Hadley Wood, Whetstone, West Finchley, Cockfosters, East Barnet and North Finchley

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Why do you find Arkley a great place to live?

Andrew

"The many celebrities and footballers living in Arkley, Hadley Wood and Totteridge make sure the area has plenty of places to enjoy the high life. The prestigious Hadley Wood Golf Club is an impressive place for a day out, where you can improve your handicap whilst surrounded by stunning parkland."

August 2014

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  1. About Arkley

    Arkley is a village in the London Borough of Barnet. It is located 10.6 miles (17.1 km) north north-west of Charing Cross, and at 482 feet (147 m) above sea level is one of the highest points in London. It consists of a long village strung out between Barnet and Stirling Corner, roughly centred around the "Gate" pub, and is composed of the ancient hamlets of Barnet Gate, Rowley Green and Arkley hamlet. It is also home to one of the oldest windmills in southern England.

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