Local area guide

Living in Harringay

Thinking about moving to Harringay? 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 Harringay

Why Harringay is a good place to live

Residing in Harringay offers a delightful blend of comfort, convenience, and character. The neighbourhood boasts easy access to public transport, making travelling to central areas such as Oxford Circus a matter of just fifteen minutes. The presence of friendly local retailers, grocers, bakers, and an array of restaurants serving everything from hearty burgers to succulent steaks creates an attractive, convenient lifestyle. Alongside the culinary scene, Harringay's entertainment options are impressive, with local venues such as New River Studios hosting quiz nights and live music. For the health-conscious, the availability of green spaces with outdoor gyms and children's play areas ensures that promoting an active lifestyle is a breeze in Harringay.

What's Harringay famous for?

Harringay holds a colourful reputation with strong associations to the gastronomic scene - particularly its Turkish cuisine. Various high-quality Turkish restaurants like Antepliler and Hala make Harringay a must-visit for foodies. But it isn't just about food. The area also enjoys fame due to cultural contributions from renowned personalities who've found a home in Harringay. Figures such as Ian Rankin, Trevor Peacock, and global music icon, Adele, have all played a part in putting Harringay on the cultural map.

Things to do in Harringay

Exploring Harringay unearths a rich tapestry of activities to lose yourself in. If you're a fan of history, the local Bruce Castle Museum will provide a satisfying trip down memory lane. For a hit of green, the Finsbury Park and Railway Fields Nature Reserve offer plenty of open space. Frequent events, including comedy and live music, are held at iconic spots like Alexandra Palace. And if you're keen on local flavour, Harringay does not disappoint. You can end your day with a sumptuous meal from one of the many Turkish restaurants or enjoy a wonderful pint at one of the pubs offering live music. In Harringay, there's always something to do.

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Transport in Harringay

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Local connections

Harringay Green Lanes
National Rail
0.4 miles / 0.6 km
National Rail
0.4 miles / 0.6 km
Turnpike Lane
0.6 miles / 1.0 km
National Rail
0.6 miles / 1.0 km
Manor House
0.8 miles / 1.3 km
Seven Sisters
National Rail
1.1 miles / 1.8 km

Schools in Harringay

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

Education in Harringay

South Harringay Junior School
Ages: 7 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Outstanding (2023)
South Harringay Infant School
Ages: 3 - 7 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2023)
St John Vianney RC Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2022)
West Green Primary School
Ages: 4 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2021)
North Harringay Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2023)
Chestnuts Primary School
Ages: 2 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2022)

Local pubs in Harringay

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  • Beaconsfield

    London N4

    A few minutes’ walk from Finsbury Park, our hotel offers budget rooms, a cosy pub and free Wi-Fi. Housed in an attractive Victorian building, the on-site pub and restaurant offers traditional British cuisine and a wide range of drinks and snacks.

  • 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