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Forty Hall

Forty Hall

Beautiful grounds to walk around with free admission. The perfect spot for a picnic and you can also go into the hall and learn about the history.

Clock House Nursery

Clock House Nursery

Gorgeous garden centre next to the grounds of Forty Hall offering top quality plants and seeds. It has free parking outside and is cheaper and not as busy as the other garden centres on popular Crews Hill.

Crown & Horseshoes

Crown & Horseshoes

A charming pub in a beautiful area next to the New River. Lovely on a sunny day.

Enfield Town Market

Enfield Town Market

Lots of lovely fresh bread (local from Barnet), pastries, Asian food and fresh fruit and veg, every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

New River

New River

A delightful place to walk the dog and plenty of pubs to visit along its banks.

Tanning Station

Tanning Station

The best sunbeds in Enfield! Cheap prices and offering a wide variety of other beauty treatments. Experienced friendly staff who make you feel at ease from the moment you walk in.

The Robin Hood

The Robin Hood

Surrounded by gorgeous fields giving you the "country feel" and an open log fire with sofas to sit on with a glass of wine in hand! They have the best dessert menu as well.

Foresters Arms

Foresters Arms

Traditional food and a cosy atmosphere, this family-run pub is in a fantastic position on the edge of Epping Forest.

The Victoria Tavern

The Victoria Tavern

This has to be the prettiest pub in Essex! It's in a lovely quiet spot near Epping Forest and the large garden is fantastic in the summer.

The Gardeners Arms

The Gardeners Arms

I love this pub because of it's hilltop position. The views towards London are beautiful and Epping Forest is just round the corner. It has a cosy, traditional atmosphere and it's dog friendly too!

FIFTEEN York Hill

FIFTEEN York Hill

Fantastic Sunday lunch. Lovely terrace. Great atmosphere and music on Friday and Saturday nights.

The Olive Tree

The Olive Tree

This is by far my favourite restaurant in Loughton! Their Mediterranean and Greek food is delicious and it has such a great atmosphere too. It's the perfect place for a get-together or celebration.

Wildwood

Wildwood

It may be part of a chain of restaurants, but they definitely don't compromise on quality. The pizzas are really tasty and even the salads are too!

OrganicO

OrganicO

Loughton's go-to store for all things healthy. As well as selling organic products and supplements, there is a cafe serving delicious vegan and gluten-free treats.

The Last Post

The Last Post

Great for drinks after work or a cheap pub lunch. It's location on the high street is really convenient too.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Forty Hill, High Beach, Enfield Town, The Ridgeway, Enfield, Bush Hill Park, Grange Park, Chingford, Loughton and Loughton St Mary's

"The Rose and Crown pub on Clay Hill was once owned by highwayman Dick Turpin's grandparents. Turpin used to hide from the authorities there and it is said to be haunted by his ghost."

The jewel in Enfield's crown, Forty Hall and its surrounding parkland afford picturesque views.

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Daniel Puddick

Enfield has always offered excellent transport links into central London, from the steam trains of the past to today's modern carriages...

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A lovely place to relax or have a picnic, Epping Forest has a picturesque lake where you can hire a boat for £15 an hour.

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Toddlers and Tutus

Island Fitness
Designed to encourage our young ones to enjoy ballet dancing as an art form from a young age. This programme is a fun, no pressure ballet class for toddlers to enjoy. It steers away from the traditional prescriptive notion of ballet teaching for kids. Nursery rhymes, props and games included to create a great ballet course within a fun environment. One Term (6 weeks) £50 per child Two Terms (12 weeks) £80 Per child Website

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Bead Shop Fun

IndiviJewelistic Bead Shop
Kids can spend hours just choosing from the 100s of beads on offer! We have beads for girls and boys and an area where they can sit down and design their own bracelet with Trish on hand to help them finish off their creations -create a stretch bracelet (all age groups and most cost approx £4.00 -2.5 hours long and £30.00 and the young designers Website

NCT Bumps and Babies

Kiddicare
We thought is was important to have a group for parents to go to with their young babies so we started Bumps & Babies! The groups are for parents-to-be and new parents with babies up to 1 year old. All welcome! Mondays from 1.30pm to 3.30pm at Kiddicare Enfield Retail Park Crown Road EN1 1TH. Drop in - no need to book. As with our well established Tuesday Bumps & Babies the group is for pregnant mums and new parents with babies up to one-year. There is no entry charge for this group but all food and drinks will need to be purchased from the in-store cafe. Website

NCT Bumps and Babies

St Michael and All Angels' Church Hall
We thought is was important to have a group for parents to go to with their young babies so we started Bumps & Babies! The groups are for parents-to-be and new parents with babies up to 1 year old. All welcome! Tuesdays 2.30pm-4pm at St.Michael & All Angels' Church Hall at the corner of Chase Side and Gordon Hill EN2 0QP. Entry is £2.50 to cover costs ---includes tea/ coffee/ squash and biscuits. This is a not for profit group run by branch volunteers. Map & location details here: http://www.stmichaelsenfield.org.uk/contact Seeking Bumps & Babies volunteers for our Tuesday group: Can you help at Bumps & Babies? This popular group relies on volunteers to keep it going. Can you help Jean to put out chairs and mats Website

Enfield Garden Centre Soft Play Area

Enfield Garden Centre
Enfield Garden Centre lies in Crews Hill, North London, in an area renowned for its rich horticultural heritage. Whilst plants and gardening remain at the heart of the business, Enfield also offers customers a wonderful day out, with a newly opened garden restaurant, a great gift shop, a fish shop and a furniture shop, as well as a soft play area for the kids, which is open any time the restaurant is open. There may be the odd occasion where a play area has been booked for a child's party, so it's always best to check with the centre first to avoid disappointment. Website

Baby Sensory in Southgate

Oakwood Baptist Church
Baby Sensory offers a world full of exciting & stimulating sensory experiences which give everyone a wonderful sense of well being. Activities and experiences vary weekly there is always something new. The developmental play session is a perfect time to socialise and build up relationships with other parents and babies. You can join at any point and the sessions are aimed at babies from birth to 13 months. Website

About EN8

The EN postcode area, also known as the Enfield postcode area, is a group of eleven postcode districts covering parts of northern Greater London and south Hertfordshire, as well as a small part of Essex.

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