Things to do

Visit High Barnet, a medieval town packed full of history, shops, entertainment, festivals, and parks & open space.

Barnet Museum

31 Wood Street Barnet EN5 4BE Phone: 020 8440 8066
http://www.barnetmuseum.co.uk/ High Living Review

Hadley Highstone Monument

Junction of Kitts End Rd & Great North Road Barnet EN5 4QQ

The monument is a sandstone obelisk which was originally put up by Sir Jeremy Sambrook in 1740. It reads “Here was fought the famous battle between Edward IV and the Earl of Warwick April 14th Anno 1471 in which the Earl was Defeated and Slain“.

Listing on Historic England Listing on Imperial War Museum Website Barnet.gov.uk > Hadley Highstone Watch YouTube Video

Physic Well

Well Approach Barnet EN5 3DY
You can visit 2pm-4pm on the third Saturday of the month.
In 2023: 18th March / 15th April / 20th May / 17th June / 15th July / 19th August / 16th September / 21st October / 18th November.
Visit Website High Living Review Watch Barnet Council Video (Nov 2018)

Barnet Classic Car Show

An annual parade along the High Street, then cars are displayed on the top floor of The Spires’ car park.

https://barnetclassiccar.club/bccc-annual-show/ Barnet Society Review (2021)

Karen’s Diner

The Hadley Hotel 113 Hadley Road Barnet EN5 5QN

Karens is an interactive diner and an absurdly fun experience. At Karens you will be greeted and waited upon by rude waiters and forced to play a variety of games.

Book Online https://thehadleyhotel.com/karensdiner https://thehadleyhotel.com/karenshotel

Lewis of London’s Maize Maze

Lewis of London Galley Lane Barnet EN5 4AL Phone: 020 8447 1593

The Maize Maze at our local Ice Cream Farm usually opens during August and a few days in July and September.

http://www.lewisoflondon.co.uk/ Book Online

Barnet Environment Centre

Barnet Environment Centre Byng Road Barnet EN5 4NP

The Friends of Barnet Environment Centre is a registered charity which provides events for the local community and activities for schools in order to educate and inspire a lasting interest in and appreciation of the natural world.

Note: Only open to the public on specific days throughout the year.

https://www.fobec.org.uk https://fobec.org.uk > events

Whalebones

140 Wood Street Barnet EN5 4DA

Note: This is a private home, so please don’t walk up the drive.

Londonist Article (2015) Wikipedia

Barnet from the Top of the Tower

St John the Baptist Church House, 2 Wood Street Barnet EN5 4BW

Each year Barnet Church, St John the Baptist, opens its tower to the public on Saturdays in July.

Website – Church Events High Living Review (July 2016)

Painted Pot

188 High Street Barnet EN5 5SZ Phone: 0208 364 9988
https://www.thepaintedpot.co.uk

St John the Baptist Church

Church House 2 Wood Street Barnet EN5 4BW Phone: 02084470350

Church of England Church.

For a guided tour of the Church, please come on the 1st Saturday in any month, between 11am and 1pm.

Each year Barnet Church, St John the Baptist, opens its tower to the public on Saturdays in July.

https://www.barnetparishchurch.org.uk

Go Ape – Cockfosters

Trent Country Park (Main Entrance on Cockfosters Rd) Cockfosters EN4 0DZ

Our most challenging course in London, with our longest zip wire in the capital.  Perfect for large groups of mates who want to get their pulses racing.

10 minute drive.

https://goape.co.uk/locations/cockfosters

London Footgolf Centre

Clifford Rd Barnet EN5 5NY Phone: 07584 325758
Visit Website Book Online

Kitchen Theory

Unit 9a Alston Works Falkland Road Barnet EN5 4LG Phone: 020 3302 7030

Our award-winning Chef’s Table is a labour of love centred around a single goal: creating an immersive & multisensory gastronomic experience for our diners that is incomparable.

https://kitchen-theory.com/the-chefs-table Booking Required High Living Review (June 2017)

Dinosaur Safari Adventure Golf

A1 Golf Driving Range Rowley Lane Barnet EN5 3HW Phone: 0208 44 94 397
Visit Website Book Online

Red Stairs Soft Play

101-107 High Street Barnet EN5 5UZ Phone: 07834 549764
https://redstairssoftplay.co.uk Book Online

De Havilland Aircraft Museum

Salisbury Hall London Colney AL2 1BU Phone: 01727 826400
https://www.dehavillandmuseum.co.uk

Lewis Of London Ice Cream Farm

Galley Lane Barnet EN5 4AL Phone: 020 8447 1593

London’s own real dairy ice cream, made on the family farm.

https://www.lewisoflondon.co.uk Click & Collect High Living Review (June 2022)

Grow

Totteridge Acadamy Barnet Lane N20 8AZ Phone: 0208 492 0406

Grow works with schools and communities delivering bespoke programmes in sustainable food growing and outdoor learning.

https://wearegrow.org/ https://wearegrow.org/events/ Buy Our Produce

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