Things to do

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

Barnet Market

Barnet Market Stapylton Road Barnet EN5 4LN

“On 23rd August 1199 King John issued a charter for a market in Barnet to the Lord of the Manor, the Abbot of St. Albans, John de Cella.” – fobm.

barnet-market.co.uk Friends of Barnet Market Wikipedia https://barnet.gov.uk > Barnet Market & Fair 800 years of Barnet Market (Book at Library) 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

London Footgolf Centre

Clifford Rd Barnet EN5 5NY Phone: 07584 325758
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Barnet Museum

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

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

Summer Soulstice

Mays Lane Barnet EN5 2AG

Annual, family friendly soul music festival in Barnet, north London, with proceeds going to Cherry Lodge Cancer Care & other local causes.

http://www.summersoulstice.co.uk

Everyman Cinema

Great N Road Barnet EN5 1AB Phone: 0872 436 9060
Visit Website Book Online High Living Review

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)

Dinosaur Safari Adventure Golf

A1 Golf Driving Range Rowley Lane Barnet EN5 3HW Phone: 0208 44 94 397
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Barnet Medieval Festival

Byng Road Barnet EN5 4NP

London’s largest medieval weekend will take place at Barnet Elizabethans RFC. The Festival will be commemorating the Battle of Barnet with a special programme of battle re-enactments, gunnery and archery displays, living history encampments, music and dance, a medieval market and children’s activities.

http://www.barnetmedievalfestival.org wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Barnet High Living Review (June 2018)

Paul Baker’s Guided Walks

Phone: 07506 761294

A series of historical and fun guided walks in Barnet. Barnet Ghosts; The Battle of Barnet; Charles Dickens in North London; Georgian Monken Hadley; Historical High Barnet; Mill Hill; Hampstead Garden Suburb; East Barnet Village; Barnet pubs, churches; Historical Finchley, Special ghost walks for Halloween. Walks are usually at the weekend. They meet at various points around the Borough of Barnet. Walks also in London.

http://www.barnet-walks.co.uk/ High Living Review (March 2016)

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)

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)

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