A large and popular public park giving its name to an area of north London.
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Great place for a stroll or a picnic or a game of frisbee. Pick up a filled bagel from the Happening Bagel Bakery across Seven Sisters Road and bring a book or a friend for a lovely afternoon on one of those rare sunny days.more
Finsbury Park, the actual park, is yet another of London's fine parks. Many miss it in their zombie-like quest for coffee and the tube station. This is a shame, as once you enter it, you can see that it really is a sizeable, pretty place.
The lake is very attractive, and you can hire out a boat with your sweetheart, or family, fairly cheaply. Once you've done a circuit around the central...more
Although not in the league of some of London's super parks, Finsbury Park is a Godsend to those living in the hustle and bustle of Haringey.
Standing at 112acres the park still has much to offer. There is a good mix of open space for informal sporting activity, formal gardens and avenues of mature trees. For tree enthusiasts there is an arboretum with a selection of unusual trees. As all good...more
I'm not going to be any more specific about which bus stops I'm referring to than the ones under the railway bridge. This has to be the armpit of the world. I really can't think of a more depressing place to start your day, standing shoulder to shoulder with all the other poor sods waiting for a crowded bus which thank heavens never seems to take too long to come. It doesn't matter what time...more
I used to live in Finsbury Park the area and for pretty much the whole time was there I regretted how little use I made of the park itself. It is a large, handsome park that is well maintained. In addition to the large open green spaces it has tennis courts, a skating bowl, a boating pond, a running track, a children's playground, basketball courts, a baseball diamond, and an American football...more