With over 900 hectares of green space, Enfield offers an oasis away from the bustle of London. Ancient woodlands provide the perfect setting for:
Our Park Outreach team organise a series of free guided walks throughout the year which are very popular with residents and visitors. Highlights include Trent Park, Forty Hall and Pymmes Park Circular Walks, Grovelands Butterfly walk, Albany Park to Trent Park (L.O.O.P.17 greenbelt walk), Forty Hall Evening Bat Walk and the New River Walk.
Broomfield Park was once home to James I’s hunting lodge, and although it no longer stands, the parkland has a rare example of a baroque water garden from the 18th century. The park has something for everyone, including a band stand which hosts live concerts, a model boat pond for power vessels and an adventure playground. It is an ideal spot for a picnic with excellent Greek delicatessens and bakeries nearby.
A beautiful 30 acre estate first established in the late 13th century, Capel manor Gardens provides a colourful and scented oasis surrounding a Georgian Manor House and Victorian Stables.
Crews Hill has one the largest concentrations of specialist gardens, nurseries and aquatic centres in UK. You can find everything you need for your garden, including a wide range of plants and shrubs, garden design and landscaping services.
Edmonton Green Market is situated in Edmonton Green Shopping Centre and boasts a vibrant and colourful display of produce. Many of the stalls have been run by the same family for several generations and the goods sold in this market are as diverse as the local population.
Edmonton Green Market
Edmonton Green Shopping Centre
Ferny Hill Farm is a family-run business and a great day out for all the family. Delicious breakfast, lunch and cream team are available at the farm’s traditional Tea Room and there are lots of scrumptious treats to be had in the Farm Shop. The Amazing Maize Maze which takes place over the summer months is great fun for all the family. Featuring the beautiful Elizabethan Barn, which is available for hire all year around.
Ferny Hill Farm
Forty Hall is one of the finest houses in England and a keystone in the story of London’s growth as a world city. Standing in its own estate with formal gardens, parkland, lakes and café, you could spend many hours exploring here.
The park has the following facilities:
You can learn more about Forty Hall and how we manage it in the Forty Hall Park Management Plan (PDF).
It is a mixed farm with a variety of animals, including many rare breeds. The farm is home to London’s only organic commercial vineyard, as well as a thriving community orchard, a forest garden and a new market garden. It provides educational opportunities for Capel Manor’s students, as well as hosting events like our annual Lambing Weekend.
Forty Hall Organic Farm
Jubilee Park commemorates the Silver Jubilee of King George V with impressive Art Deco gates, a variety of trees, football pitches, tennis and basketball courts, bowling green and ornamental gardens.
The New River was a freshwater course built by the engineer Sir Hugh Myddelton to serve London when the Thames was practically an open sewer. It still runs today from Broxbourne through Enfield, south towards London and into Sadler’s Wells.
Lee Valley Athletics Centre is a world class, state of the art training facility providing everything for athletes of all levels. It is the largest indoor and outdoor athletics centre serving London and the South of England and is home to three of the four British track and field medallists at the Beijing Olympics.
Lee Valley Athletics Centre
Lee Valley Leisure Complex
61 Meridian Way
Lee Valley Golf Course is an 18-hole parkland course catering to players of all handicaps, with several holes running around the lake. Open to members and non-members, the cleverly designed course with water in play on ten holes uses the natural features of a large lake and the River Lea. The lake is home to many birds, and for those who enjoy nature there is even a specially designed bird hide so you can watch the wildlife on the lake.
Lee Valley Golf Course
61 Meridian Way
Lee Valley Regional Park stretches 26 miles along the leafy banks of the River Lee, from Ware in Hertfordshire, through Enfield, to River Thames at East India Dock Basin. The park is home to 10,000 acres of accessible countryside, suburban green spaces, heritage sites, country parks, nature reserves, lakes, canals, riverside trails, an athletics centre and a white water centre (one of the four world-class London 2012 sporting venues).
Lee Valley Regional Park
A gardener’s paradise, Myddelton House is a highlight of E. A. Bowles’s career as a horticulturalist. It features a beautiful garden and an abundance of rare and unusual plants throughout the year, including the National Collection of Bearded Iris, a carp lake, rock garden and two conservatories.
Myddelton House and Gardens
Oakwood Park was given to Geoffrey de Mandeville by William the Conqueror after the Norman Conquest in 1066 and was once part of the Royal Chase. It has an impressive avenue of Scarlet Oak trees, tennis courts, a café, a playground, a pond for model boats, a pitch and putt and grassland.
Oakwood Park Road
A family-run business growing over 20 different crops for picking all year around. The produce includes many family favourites, from blackcurrants and teaberries to broad beans, spinach and Swiss chard.
Rectory Farm Shooting Ground provides first class clay pigeon shooting and is also home to the English School of Shooting International. The grounds are some of the most attractive venues for clay shooting in the south east, offering Skeet, Down the Line and Sporting disciplines.
Rectory Farm Shooting Ground
The New River (completed in 1613) runs through Town Park on its way to Sadler’s Wells. Town Park hosts several large events throughout the year and is rich in wildlife including flocks of swans.
Trent Country Park was originally part of the royal hunting grounds of Tudor kings and queens and is now 400 acres of meadow, woodland and lakes. With over 400 acres of meadow, woodland, lakes and wonderful walking, cycling and horse riding routes, the park is an idyllic rural retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Trent Country Park
Trent Park Equestrian Centre is a vibrant, professional riding school for London and the Home Counties as well as a British Horse Society Equestrian Centre of Excellence. From group and individual riding lessons and equestrian courses to riding parties, equestrian shows and livery facilities, the Centre has something to suit everyone, whatever their age or riding ability.
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
East Pole Farmhouse
Originally part of the royal hunting grounds at Enfield Chase, and documented in the Doomsday Book, Whitewebbs Park has 196 acres of park and woods and is home to the 18-hole pay-as-you-play Whitewebbs Park Golf Course. Indulge in beautiful walks through the ancient woodland and tuck in at the carvery in the park’s magnificent 18th century house overlooking the rolling hills and countryside.
Whitewebbs Park and Golf Course