Local area guide

Living in Haringey

Thinking about moving to Haringey? Discover why it's a great place to live, fun things to do here, what the local schools are like, transport connections and so much more.

Your guide to moving to Haringey

Why Haringey is a good place to live

Haringey is a wonderful place to call home because it offers a lively mix of urban and rural charms. With 25% of the area made up of parks and green spaces, residents are never far from a peaceful escape; even in the heart of bustling Tottenham or Wood Green. In locations like Muswell Hill, Crouch End, and Highgate, you'll discover charming village-like atmospheres, where residential streets are lined with picturesque homes. In addition, Haringey's diverse dining scene is fantastic. Green Lanes, for instance, teems with generously portioned and reasonably priced Turkish cuisine, while areas like Highgate and Crouch End boast an array of trendy eateries and classic gastropubs. Moreover, thanks to excellent transport links, the rest of London is easily accessible for those moving to Haringey.

What's Haringey famous for?

Haringey is famous for a couple of notable things. For sports fans, the area is synonymous with Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, a major player in UK football. Haringey also takes pride in being the birthplace of the world's first regular high-definition television service by the BBC in 1936 at Alexandra Palace. This iconic venue, affectionately known as 'Ally Pally', is a local landmark with panoramic views of London, an ice rink, boating lake, and occasionally, a pitch and putt. Lastly, areas like Green Lanes are popular as they offer hearty Turkish, Kurdish, and Cypriot cuisines.

Things to do in Haringey

Whilst living in Haringey or exploring as a visitor, there is no shortage of things to do. Those who appreciate nature can marvel at the borough's green spaces, particularly Highgate Wood and the Parkland Walk, a scenic trail from Alexandra Palace to Finsbury Park. The Alexandra Palace Farmers’ Market is also a must-visit for fresh produce and artisan goods. For cultural excitement, the Bernie Grant Arts Centre in Tottenham or local venues like Downstairs at the King’s Head in Crouch End, a comedy and cabaret spot, provide ample entertainment. Lastly, foodies can indulge in a variety of diverse cuisines in Crouch End and along Green Lanes and Stroud Green Road or join local pub haunts in Tottenham Hale and Finsbury Park.

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Transport in Haringey

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Local connections

National Rail
0.4 miles / 0.6 km
Wood Green
0.4 miles / 0.6 km
Turnpike Lane
0.5 miles / 0.8 km
Alexandra Palace
National Rail
0.5 miles / 0.8 km
National Rail
1.1 miles / 1.8 km
Bowes Park
National Rail
1.1 miles / 1.8 km

Schools in Haringey

Discover local primary schools, secondary schools and sixth form colleges in Haringey.

Education in Haringey

Alexandra Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2022)
Greig City Academy
Ages: 11 - 18 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2019)
North London Rudolf Steiner School
Ages: 3 - 6 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2021)
Campsbourne Infant School
Ages: 3 - 7 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2023)
Campsbourne Junior School
Ages: 7 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2023)
St Paul's Catholic Primary School
Ages: 4 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2019)

Local pubs in Haringey

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  • Great Northern Railway Tavern

    London N8

    Built in 1897, The Great Northern Railway Tavern is a Grade II listed pub in Hornsey, where first-class craft comes as standard. Savour modern British pub food and a craft-inspired collection of drinks in a stylish, contemporary interior, accented by stun

  • Queens

    London N8

    Pub and Dining Room in the heart of Crouch End. Victorian architecture, modern feel. Come and visit our Secret Garden.