Top 5 Fun Things to Do in Brimsdown

We’ve found 1586 fun things to do in Brimsdown for you and the family. From top attractions to lesser known activities – there’s something for everyone.

Boutique Backyard Bungalow – Brimsdown is 5.2 miles from Tottenham Hale Tube Station and 5.5 miles from Woodford. It is also 6.5 miles from Cockfosters Tube Station.

1. Brick Lane

The streets of Brick Lane offer a vibrant tapestry of culture, connecting southern and northern Londoners through food, fashion, and entertainment. Visit the market’s stalls for a shopping and treasure hunt experience that celebrates the diversity of this historic street, where creativity, entrepreneurship, and community spirit thrive.

Grab a hot chocolate at Dark Sugars, known for having the best in the city. It’s a must-visit for chocoholics!

Midday at the market is a time of discovery and treasure hunting. Vendors unveil their extensive collections of goods, ranging from vintage clothing to handmade crafts and unique homeware. Shoppers and explorers alike delight in engaging in friendly negotiations with vendors, securing their desired finds at prices that suit their budgets.

Brick Lane is also famous for its amazing graffiti and a number of cool photo spots. Hire a photographer to take photos at these locations for Instagram and other social media.

2. Lee Valley Park

Lee Valley Regional Park is a 10,000 acre park offering a huge range of activities for the whole family. From heritage sites and nature reserves to world class sporting venues and fun events.

Enjoy miles of traffic free walking and cycling, or take a boat trip on the River Lee or visit Three Mills Island. Here you can see how the 17th century Gunpowder Mills was used to produce explosives.

Alternatively, channel your inner Bradley Wiggins on the Lee Valley VeloPark’s miles of cycling trails and BMX track. Or try a more gentle experience with an activity like horse riding or ice skating. For the kids, the Lee Valley Park Farms offers animal petting and soft play. There’s also a ‘World Beneath Your Feet’ area which is dedicated to the world of creatures found below the surface.

3. Lee Valley Park Farms

Comprising of 2 farms, this popular visitor farm yard attraction is a great way to get closer to nature and learn about the farming industry. Besides visiting the working dairy farm you can also go for walks, visit the animal zones or play on their soft play areas. Regular themed weeks and events make it worth checking out too.

In 2021 Marsh farm was taken over by the Partyman group and renamed Lee Valley Animal Adventure Park, they have expanded the attractions by adding in a zoo licence and added a few exotic animals like meerkats. You can still see the working dairy farm and if you’re lucky you may even catch Tex the Tractor doing his rounds.

Kids will love the Hilltop Adventure bouncy pillow, Spider climbing tower or pedalling around in mini tractor rides. They can also dig for dinosaur bones or head to Bundle Barn for some soft play.

4. Zebra Ceramics

ZEBRA Ceramics in Muswell Hill is North London’s most stylish & contemporary ceramic pottery painting art studio and cafe. It is the perfect spot for individuals and groups to flake out & enjoy quality time together creating unique, lasting ceramic mementos, silver fingerprint jewellery and gifts.

Besides decorating ready made pottery, you can also make your own personalised baby footprints using clay to create an unforgettable keepsake. Other popular options are picture frames, clocks, mugs and plates.

You can book a party package at the studio to have fun with your friends and family. Alternatively, attend the monthly adult evenings for some swanky time out. You can even get a free glass of prosecco. The best thing is that you can bring your kids along too.

5. Jungle Falls

There are a number of activities to choose from at Jungle Falls, but the most popular is the log flume ride. Riders climb a tall wooden tower and are sent down a pair of parallel water slides in inflatable dinghy boats. The waterslides briefly flatten out in the middle, causing riders to momentarily fly through the air and splash down into the lake below.

The park also features a topiary elephant, giraffe and crocodile at the watering hole. Other attractions include a playground, soft play centre, the jungle cafe and the William Morris Gallery. Jungle Falls is home to the world’s longest double water slide. The attraction also references Albert Schweitzer’s discovery of the Schweitzer Falls. A barrel of the, “Backside of Water”, was once shipped to Marshall College as a joke by cast members and later retconned into the attraction’s backstory.

6. Lee Valley Park Farms Visitor Centre

The kids will love feeding goats, pigs and rabbits here. There’s also a meerkat family to see as well as soft play zones.

The two farms, Hayes Hill and Holyfield Hall are a short drive from North London in rural Essex. There are plenty of farm animals here to meet including sheep, rare breed pigs and cows. Kids can even hitch a ride on Tex the Tractor to a nearby cow milking barn.

Spanning from opposite The O2 to Hertfordshire, the Lee Valley Regional Park is home to world class sporting venues alongside heritage sites and nature reserves. Families can enjoy traffic free walking and cycling, bird watching in the wetlands, white water rafting at Lee Valley White Water Centre, track cycling at Lee Valley VeloPark, tennis at Myddelton House Gardens, golf at Rye House and horse riding at Lee Valley Riding Centre.

7. William Morris Gallery

Dedicated to Victorian artistic designer William Morris, this museum displays the world’s most comprehensive collection of his work. This award-winning gallery – a Grade II* listed Georgian mansion in Walthamstow – gives pride of place to the wallpaper designs he famously created for his interior design company, Morris & Co, but also includes tapestries, furniture and stained glass windows.

The venue also offers a range of talks, tours and interactive sessions for families. The venue also provides resources for teachers and pupils to use at home, developed as part of the gallery’s education programme.

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