Turnpike Lane - an excellent transport hub to the big city
Situated in Haringey, north London, Turnpike Lane offers cosmopolitan, independent shops, bars and restaurants, including coffee shops and curry houses. Ducketts Common is a great green space with children's play areas and lots of room for rest and relaxation in the fresh air. For those looking for excitement in the big smoke, the area offers great transport links - tube and bus stations are Nearby.
Alexandra Palace - legendary home of entertainment
Located just over a mile from Turnpike Lane, Alexandra Palace is one of London's most iconic venues. 'Ally Pally' was first opened in 1873 and, among many milestones, hosted the first ever television broadcast in 1936. In the 1960s it was used by the counterculture to host the 14-Hour Technicolour Dream, where bands included Pink Floyd. These days, sporting events such as the Masters snookers tournament and World Darts Championship are held there, as well as entertainment shows like The X Factor.