With over 29 acres of greenery to enjoy, Highbury Fields is Islington's largest open space. It is a welcome and quite unexpected bit of serenity away from the city's hustle and bustle, perfect for quiet strolls or entertaining the kids in one of the best playgrounds the north has to offer.
THE ALWYNE PUB
The Alwyne is a friendly and lively pub in the heart of Islington, which has the well earned reputation as one of the best pubs in north London. Looking like a small castle from the outside, it is famous for its popular beer garden, hog-roast, great food and a variety of drinks, along with a cosy and welcoming atmosphere with a hugely varied clientele.
The home of Arsenal football club, the Emirates Stadium is the third largest stadium of its kind in the UK with a capacity of over 60,000. Located in North London, the stadium is remarkable piece of modern architecture, providing a first class sporting experience, as well as a well-earned reputation as a leading conference and music venue.