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Enfield and surrounding areas

A locals' guide to Enfield and surrounding areas

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

Topsy Taiwo

"You can be at King's Cross in less then 20 minutes from Arnos Grove Station..."

Ben Connolly

"Trent Park is ideal for all the family - visit the cafe or try out the activities at the Go Ape centre."

Ben Connolly

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Where do Enfield and surrounding areas locals go?

Enfield Town Market

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

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.

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.

Winchmore Hill Green

A lovely green space in the heart of Winchmore Hill. It is a great place to sit whilst watching the day pass by.

New River

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

The Salisbury Arms

Burger night every Wednesday at The Salisbury Arms. £9.00 for a burger, onion rings, fries and a drink!

Crown & Horseshoes

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

Buckle and Vaughan

A contemporary restaurant serving European food in the heart of Winchmore Hill. On a sunny day, ask to sit by the front so the bi-folding windows are folded back and you can people watch.

Chickenshed Theatre

A theatre catering for the local community with a great amateur dramatics group.

Go Ape

Swinging through the trees at Go Ape in Trent Park is a great day out!

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.

Treacle's Tea Shop

A great place to pop in for an early breakfast!

Puji

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

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.

Miracles

The best café in Cockfosters that serves an amazing burger too!

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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

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

Southgate Baby Sensory

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

Crafty Chefs Barnet

West Walk
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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

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Church Farm Swimming Pool
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