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Step back in time in Hornsey

Located in north London, Hornsey is the oldest recorded village in the capital with origins in the Saxon period. It grew in popularity during the Edwardian period, with many local buildings dating back to that era. Lotus Cars once had a factory here.

Alexandra Palace and Highgate Cemetery - living history

Close to Hornsey is Alexandra Palace, an iconic Victorian building that was once the home of British broadcasting. These days it's often used to hold large-scale events and exhibitions, while the grounds are popular with walkers and joggers. Also Nearby is Highgate Cemetery, a historic graveyard purported to be haunted. Among the luminaries buried there is Karl Marx. Those visiting the area could take in a match at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium, while Spurs' revamped home at White Hart Lane is also close by.

Bright lights just a stone's throw from Hornsey

The Nearest underground link to Hornsey is Turnpike Lane and is on the Piccadilly Line. Visitors can travel straight into London's West End, hopping off at Leicester Square to sample the delights of Theatreland, or stay on to Piccadilly itself, where the famous Eros statue overlooks the iconic illuminated advertising boards. The National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery and Royal Academy are all a short walk away.

Looking for a cheap hotel Near Hornsey? Try Travelodge London Wood Green Hotel, Travelodge London Finsbury Park Hotel or Travelodge London Finchley Hotel.