Area Guides

harringay

Harringay

Not to be confused with the borough of Haringey, Harringay is a vibrant and cosmopolitan area in North London. The history of Harringay is a story of development from its origin in the Saxon period through to Victorian urbanisation...

highbury

Highbury

Highbury is a quieter proposition than Angel itself; some might call it more ‘refined’. Time Out described it to a ‘t’ when it noted that Highbury is “perfect for people who consider a good brunch part of their daily routine”...

palmers green

Palmers Green

Like most areas in North London, Palmers Green has changed a great deal over the years; once upon a time its streets had virtually no cars, yet this once small village has grown to be a friendly, buoyant and safe place to live...

Crouch End

Crouch End

Crouch End is London’s Platform 9 ¾, which is why the locals love it so much. Located in North London in the borough of Harringay, it’s often described as a little urban village amidst the London bustle, and if you visit...

Finsbury Park

Finsbury Park

Finsbury Park is one of the most exciting areas of London, and has changed dramatically in recent years, shedding its previous reputation, which wasn’t always golden. Today, it still has an edginess, but this is part...

Holloway

Holloway

Holloway is an inner-city district in the London Borough of Islington, located just three or so miles north of Charing Cross and following, for the most part, the line of the Holloway Road (or the A1, if you drive)...

Islington

Islington

Islington is a truly beautiful place to live, with wide leafy streets, ‘secret’ pubs and bars, clubs, and venues that regularly draw A-list names in theatre, comedy, dance and music. It’s also close to the City and central London...

Kings Cross

Kings Cross

Kings Cross in London has seen a great deal of development over the past few years. Step off the Eurostar and explore one of London’s most exciting areas. “I can’t believe how much it’s changed!” ...

Southgate

Southgate

Due to its positioning near the entrance of Enfield Chase, the King’s hunting grounds, this suburban area of North London was named Southgate, and is home to a mixture of working families and professionals...

Tottenham

Tottenham

Tottenham is steeped in history, with an equally exciting future ahead, due to regeneration plans throughout the area. In late 1970 Tottenham’s low-lying fields and market gardens were rapidly transformed...

Winchmore Hill

Winchmore Hill

A pretty part of the borough of Enfield, Winchmore Hill is filled with old-world charm, perhaps because of its history, or maybe due to the streets of well-maintained Edwardian family houses. There are many...