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Tel code: 0207 | code search
Postcode: N5 | code search
Population: 22000
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Famous Highbury Dates
Birthplace of:
George Martin
Add your shop free
Folk Customs:
April Fools Day
Baddeley Cake
Beating the Tower Boundaries
Blessing of the Throats
Bonfire Night
Changing of the Quill
Doggett's Coat and Badge Race
Footbridge Rent of one Red Rose
Hot Cross Buns for the Widow’s son
Mass for the executed Charles I
Quit Rents Ceremony
Vintners' Company Procession

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Highbury, a busy north-London district, provides the ideal base for visitors seeking an exciting break in the capital. The hugely fashionable Islington, neighbouring to the south, is filled with contemporary restaurants, cafés, bars, boutiques, an antiques quarter and a vibrant nightlife promising excellent local and national theatre. It also offers the traditional London experience of Chapel Market. Not much further away lie the glittering lights of the West End. In its own right, Highbury is primed for redevelopment but still has much to enjoy, notably its green spaces. The 29-acre Highbury Fields, a beautiful common overlooked by stately Victorian and Georgian townhouses and topped by the historic Christ Church, is much-loved by casual walkers, runners and sports fans using the tennis courts and newly refurbished swimming pool. The park also includes the Field Of Hope playground, originally set up for the benefit of sick children, and a dramatic statue commemorating those who died in the Boer War. The former home of 19th Century statesman Joseph Chamberlain stands on the edge of Highbury Fields. Elsewhere, the Highbury Clock Tower is a wonderful late-Victorian relic, while Arsenal FC's new Emirates Stadium and museum is situated right on the western border with Holloway.

Care Home

Highbury New Park Care Home

Charity

Action for Children

Classes

Dance - Dance-a-Round

School

Highbury Fields School
Highbury Grove School
Highbury Quadrant Primary School
St Joan of Arc RC Primary School

Sports Clubs

Arsenal Football Club (Football)

Shops

Fields
Frank Godfrey

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Costello Palace Hotel (0.94 miles)

Costello Palace Hotel

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This established, friendly hotel offers reasonably priced accommodation overlooking Finsbury Park, just a short public transport ride away from London's bustling centre. From here, in the north of the city, you can ... More

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Tommy Miahs' Raj Hotel (0.96 miles)

Tommy Miahs

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Tommy Miahs Raj Hotel is the newest addition to the Raj Empire. Located in trendy Islington the hotel is perfect for weekend and city breaks. The hotel has in Indian ... More

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Spring Park Hotel (1.08 miles)

Spring Park Hotel

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The Spring Park Hotel overlooks beautiful Finsbury Park in North London. The hotel is ideally situated for both private and public transport. A one minute walk takes you to Manor ... More

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Charlies Hotel (1.15 miles)

Charlies Hotel

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Charlie's Hotel offers comfortable budget priced bed & breakfast accommodation in London. The hotel, an elegant Edwardian house built towards the end of the 19th Century, is located on the ... More

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St Marks Apartments (1.15 miles)

St Marks Apartments

Situated just a short walk from Angel Station, these spacious studio, one and two-bedroom apartments are individually styled and come complete with a fully fitted kitchen, quality furnishings and other fittings. The building was converted ... More

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Corner House Hotel (1.18 miles)

Corner House Hotel

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Just moments away from the lights and buzz of Kentish town and the surrounding areas, this family-run hotel provides a great base from which to explore London. Located on the Camden Road, ... More

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Woodberry Down Hotel (1.18 miles)

Woodberry Down Hotel

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Brand new hotel opened near Finsbury Park

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New Market House (1.21 miles)

New Market House
The New Market House is a privately run Bed & Breakfast in Camden Town, North London, within easy reach of King’s Cross St Pancras and London St Pancras International Rail Stations. We offer guests a ... More | visit website
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Queens Hotel (1.26 miles)

Queens Hotel

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This budget style hotel offers the weary traveller a very comfortable and affordable location to explore London, without being in its busy centre. The hotel is located within 5 minutes ... More

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Ossian House (1.43 miles)

Ossian House
Hosts Ann and John Ashman are from County Cork in Ireland and the gift of the Blarney certainly holds true here. The atmosphere here is informal, friendly and truly welcoming.

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