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Bowes Park

Family-friendly surroundings with a relaxed atmosphere

"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

"It's really easy to get into central London on the Piccadilly line from Wood Green Station."

Mumzad Soobhany

What is your favourite place?

Where do Bowes Park locals go?

Vrisaki

A truly authentic Greek family restaurant that is very welcoming and with amazing, generous portions.

Green Lanes

A great road full of so many different cuisines that goes on for miles. Great Turkish restaurants!

La Vita

A family-run pizza restaurant that is amazing value for money!

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.

Pitch and Putt, Alexandra Park

Enjoy a round or two with your friends and family and the stunning views of London too!

Alexandra Park

Boating lake, golf course, deer sanctuary - this park has it all!

The Walker Ground

A multi-functional sports ground with a bar. They also have an amazing fireworks display here on bonfire night!

Alexandra Palace Ice Rink

A fantastic day out for all the family all year round!

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.

Alexandra Palace

An impressive music venue hosting great bands such as Slayer, to Jack White, to the Prodigy!

Boyden's Kitchen

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.

Salim's

North London's best curry house and probably north London's best kept secret. It's a small restaurant and takeaway on Turnpike Lane that prepares freshly made curries!

Puji

This furniture shop in Southgate sells really unique and interesting pieces.

The Great Northern Railway Tavern

Weekly quiz nights, super beer garden and a stunning building.

Ducketts Common

Green space next to Turnpike Lane Station that has amazing basketball courts (the best in North London!), a free outdoor gym and a children's play area.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Bounds Green, Palmers Green, Arnos Grove, Wood Green, Friern Barnet, Hornsey, Southgate, Muswell Hill, Tottenham and Winchmore Hill

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"In March 1918, self-proclaimed World's Greatest Magician Chung Ling Soo (or Bill Robinson as his parents knew him!) performed his world famous "catch a bullet with his teeth" trick at the Wood Green Empire. Sadly, it didn't work and it him square in the chest."

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Child-friendly activities near Bowes Park

Le Club Frere Jacques

Muswell 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

Junior Cinema

Cineworld, Wood Green Shopping City,
Want to introduce your children to the exciting world of cinema? Then get involved with Movies For Juniors, discounted weekly screenings of kids films at Cineworld Cinemas. Mon-Thurs, 10.10am: Shaun the Sheep the Movie, Mon-Thurs, 10.20am: Annie, Mon-Thurs 10am: Big Hero 6 Website

Under 5s singing

Alexandra Park Library
3o minutes of Traditional Nursery Rhymes and Songs. Website

Baby read and rhyme time

South 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 Explorers

South Friern Library
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Parent and Toddler Group at St Peter le Poer

St 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 Forest

Coldfall 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
  1. About Bowes Park

    Bowes Park is situated on the borders of Wood Green, Palmers Green and Bounds Green in London, England. The postcode for Bowes Park is N22. The border between the London boroughs of Enfield and Haringey goes through the area. Bowes Park is served by mainline rail through Bowes Park station, London Underground through Bounds Green tube and bus services along Green Lanes and through Bounds Green crossroads.

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