Things to do

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

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

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

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)

Geocaching

Geocaching is a treasure hunt that is played outside and can be played anywhere around the world.

High Living Review (Oct. 2016) https://www.geocaching.com/play

Old Courthouse Gardens

Old Courthouse Recreation Grounds Manor Close Barnet EN5 4BE
High Living Review (February 2015)

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

Healthy Heritage Walks

This walk through High Barnet and Hadley is filled with history; it has more than 10 heritage points of interest. Including how “Chipping Barnet” got its name, to the Battle of Barnet in Hadley Green. This walk really gives a sense of the boroughs past. It is mainly an urban trail.

https://www.barnet.gov.uk > healthy-heritage-walks

Treasure Trails – Chipping Barnet

A Treasure Hunt themed walking Treasure Trail around Chipping Barnet

www.treasuretrails.co.uk > Barnet

Monken Hadley Church

St Mary the Virgin Hadley Green Road, Monken Hadley Barnet EN5 5PZ
http://www.monkenhadley.church

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 (April 2017)

Barnet Footgolf

Clifford Rd Barnet EN5 5NY Phone: 07525 860506
Visit Website Book Online High Living Review

Highland Gardens

Abbotts Road / Leicester Road Barnet EN5 5EB
http://www.highlandsgardens.org.uk/hg/ High Living Review (April 2017)

Hadley Highstone Obelisk

Junction of Kitts End Rd & Great North Road Barnet EN5 4QQ
Listing on Historic England Listing on Imperial War Museum Website

East Barnet Music Festival

Parkside Gardens East Barnet Barnet EN4 8JP
http://www.eastbarnetfestival.co.uk

Barnet Museum

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

Painted Pot

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

Herts Open Studio

Every September hundreds of artists around the county open their studio doors, exhibit their works and offer workshops.

https://www.hvaf.org.uk/open-studios High Living Review (2019)

Hadley Green

Hadley Green Barnet EN5 4PT
High Living Review (July 2018)

Barnet Christmas Fayre

High Street High Barnet

Organised by Barnet Arts, The Bull Theatre and Barnet Southgate College, this annual event usually takes place on the first Sunday of December on High Barnet High Street.

https://barnetarts.uk/

Saracens

Allianz Park Greenlands Lane Hendon NW4 1RL Phone: 0203 675 7200
https://www.saracens.com/ Book Online Shop Online

The Spires Shopping Centre

111 High Street Barnet EN5 5XY Phone: 020 8449 7505
https://www.thespiresbarnet.co.uk

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)

Hadley Wood Golf Club

Beech Hill Barnet EN4 0JJ Phone: 020 8449 4328
https://www.hadleywoodgc.com Book Online

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)

High Barnet Chamber Music Festival

St John the Baptist Barnet Church : Junction of High Street & Wood Street Barnet EN5 4BW

Live chamber music concerts in the heart of High Barnet

https://www.hbcmf.co.uk/ Barnet Society Article (2021)

Dyrham Park Country Club

Galley Lane Barnet EN5 4RA Phone: 02084403361
https://www.dyrhampark.com
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