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Hornsey is located near several attractions that draw both the locals and tourists. Some are within a fairly comfortable walking distance from the area. Others are easily accessible by bus or train. If you’re looking for more to explore, here are some of the places you can add to your list.
Alexandra Palace is nestled between Muswell Hill and Wood Green. It is an entertainment hub that dates back to the late 1800’s. There are many activities and attractions to enjoy when in the area. Visitors can enjoy a drink or meal at the bars, cafes, and restaurants located around the area. The place also serves as a venue for a wide array of concerts and other live performances. For those looking for more active adventures, boating at the lake, ice skating, and segway are just some of the attractions. It also has a farmers’ market where people can buy a wide range of produce and other food products.
Location: Alexandra Palace Way, London, N22 7AY
Bruce Castle Museum
Bruce Castle is a 16th-century brick house that sits in vast parkland. The name of the castle was from the House of Bruce that owned the land. It has served as a museum since 1906. The museum is home to a wide range of historical and art pieces. Apart from admiring the collections and art exhibitions featured in the museum, visitors can also take part in the events held inside and outside the manor.
Location: Lordship Ln, London N17 8NU
Sports enthusiasts, especially Arsenal fans, probably won’t want to miss the chance to visit the home of the famous football club. The facility ranks third among the biggest football stadiums in England. Visitors have a choice of exploring the venue on their own or sign up for the guided tours. The massive stadium also houses a museum featuring a wide array of Arsenal memorabilia.
Location: Hornsey Rd, London N7 7AJ
Highgate Cemetery is a historic place that serves as the final resting place of many notable personalities in architecture, arts, design, literature, politics, and more. It is divided into the east and west with each section worth exploring not only for its residents but also for the many interesting tombs and structures in the area. Some of the famous people visitors come to see include Douglas Adams, George Eliot, Henry Moore, and Karl Marx among many others.
Location: Swain’s Ln, London N6 6PJ