Queen's Wood is an area of ancient woodland and local nature reserve situated in Muswell Hill, one of four ancient woodlands in Haringey. These woods are thought to be the direct descendants of the original ‘wildwood’, which covered most of Britain about five thousand years ago.
The wood was known as Churchyard Bottom Wood until it was purchased by Hornsey Urban District Council and renamed Queen's Wood in honour of Queen Victoria.
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Muswell Hill RoadLondonN10 3JP
This is a great Park near Highgate and Muswell Hill in London. Lot's of trails, some paved and some more rustic. Their are generally a reasonable number of people here with their kids and dogs so it has a very safe and pleasant feeling to it. There are cafes, gardens, and plenty of amazing gnarled trees of all sorts. I find it relaxing and refreshing to take a walk through.more
Queens Wood is like the raucous sister of nearby Highgate Wood: its terrain is much more uneven and hilly and nature just simply seems to go crazy here.
Queens Wood has a few really nice amenities, such as the Queen's Wood Café with its miniature adventure playground and the organic community garden. But it's actually the more hidden features, that I like best about this North London green...more
The best setting for a chilled coffee and fantastic lunch. Chicken Fajita is amazing and my favourite dish here. Huge portions and very very friendly. Stunning views into the best woods in London and dog bowls for your hound. Hounds are allowed outside and the cafe is a complete find (but don't tell everyone) They have a kitchen garden out back and when full you can roll around the woods. My...more
Set in a quiet spot not far inside the wood, this is fairly basic with a bit of a 'rustic'/scruffy feel. You can sit inside or in an attached covered area overlooking woodland. Rather poor tables and chairs, everything in need of updating. Marvellous, varied, menu with a large range of mostly vegetarian meals and snacks. You go inside to order at the till and the food is brought to your table....more