Go for a jog or read a book on a bench on a sunny afternoon. Highbury Fields is Islington's largest park (and Four Weddings and a Funeral was filmed here as well!
Islington’s largest park, 10 min walk from the flat and surrounded by beautifully preserved Georgian and Victorian houses. It’s great for children and joggers.
Local park which allows BBQs in the summer. It's got lots of beautiful victorian houses around.
“One of the most succulent chicken roasts you'll ever taste in a pub, with all of their meats supplied from the organic butcher just across the road.”
“This wonderful establishment, originally from Marylebone, allows you to browse cheese from more than 13 countries. Perfect for gathering around over a bottle of wine and getting, well... cheesy!”
“Almeida is a small local theatre that’s made a big impact on London’s performing arts scene. Open since 1980, the theatre puts on a variety of drama productions, ranging from classics such as Orwell’s 1984 and Shakespeare’s Hamlet to new productions by contemporary playwrights. Many plays put on at the 325-seat theatre go on to be shown in London’s West End.”
“If you want a more fancy place without going into to central London - quick journey from Kentish Town West (need to book!). ”
“Estorick Collection is London’s only art gallery exclusively exhibiting 20th-century Italian art. The gallery’s extensive collection focusses on Futurist works from the likes of Giacomo Balla and Giorgio Morandi, plus Marini sculptures and Modigliani portraits. Housed in a Grade II- listed Georgian townhouse, the gallery also has a great café and garden.”