Winchmore Hill

Winchmore Hill Local Area Guide

Winchmore Hill is a distinguished suburb characterized by exquisite Edwardian and interwar architecture, with a charming emphasis on an inviting village green. Since the 15th century, the area has been distinctively separated from Southgate to its west by the picturesque Grovelands estate, adding a touch of historical allure to the neighbourhood.

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Explore the allure of Winchmore Hill, a magnet for celebrities, footballers, and affluent businessmen, captivated by the charm of the area and its signature thoroughfare, Broad Walk.

This extensive road emanates from the village green, skirting Grovelands Park and hosting an array of mansions in various shapes and sizes. Witness the transformation of many residences, as they have been reimagined into breathtaking, state-of-the-art homes, showcasing the fusion of elegance and modernity.

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Winchmore Hill Transport Links

Winchmore Hill boasts excellent transport links, ensuring seamless connectivity for residents and visitors. The local area is well-served by Winchmore Hill and Grange Park railway stations, providing convenient access to London's broader rail network. Additionally, numerous bus stops dot the neighbourhood, offering reliable bus services for efficient intra-city travel. While Winchmore Hill does not have its own tube station, nearby options like Southgate and Oakwood on the Piccadilly Line contribute to the accessibility of the area. These well-connected transport links enhance the ease of commuting and exploring the surrounding areas, making Winchmore Hill a strategically positioned and well-linked community.

Winchmore Hill Local Facilities


Winchmore Hill boasts a diverse educational landscape, offering a range of schools that contribute to the neighbourhood’s commitment to academic excellence. These institutions provide a nurturing environment for students, ensuring a well-rounded education. From primary schools laying the foundation for learning to secondary schools preparing students for future endeavours, Winchmore Hill's educational institutions reflect a dedication to fostering intellectual growth and personal development. Explore the educational opportunities available in Winchmore Hill through the following schools:

  • Grange Park Primary School
  • Highfield Primary School
  • Paul's CofE Primary School
  • Highlands School
  • Winchmore School
  • Monica's RC Primary School

Post Offices

Green Lanes Post Office

  • 822 Green Lanes, London N21 2RT
  • Open Monday to Friday 09:00 - 18:00 and Saturday 09:00 - 16:00

Chaseville Parade Post Office

  • 9 Chaseville Parade, Winchmore Hill, London, N21 1PG
  • Open Monday to Friday 12:00 - 17:00

GP Surgeries

Winchmore Hill Practice

  • 808 Green Lanes, London N21 2SA
  • Tel: 020 8350 5000

The Woodberry Practice

  • 1 Woodberry Ave, London N21 3LE
  • Tel: 020 8886 2751


The nearest NHS general hospital with an A&E department is North Middlesex University Hospital (locally known as North Mid) in Edmonton, Enfield, just over 2 miles from Winchmore Hill.

  • Sterling Way, London N18 1QX
  • Tel: 020 8887 2000
  • Open 24 hours

Community Centres

Winchmore Hill Youth Centre

  • 144 Elmcroft Ave, London E11 2DB
  • Tel: 020 8989 1711

Winchmore Hill Community Centre

Highlands Village Hall stands as a pivotal community hub in Winchmore Hill, offering a versatile space that fosters social and cultural engagement. This well-appointed venue serves as a focal point for various community events, gatherings, and activities, epitomizing the neighbourhood’s vibrant spirit. With its modern amenities and adaptable spaces, Highlands Village Hall accommodates a range of functions, from local meetings and workshops to celebratory events. The hall's central location and welcoming atmosphere make it an integral part of Winchmore Hill's community life, embodying the essence of a shared space that brings residents together for shared experiences and meaningful connections.

  • Highlands Village Hall
  • 5 Florey Square, Winchmore Hill, London N21 1UJ
  • Tel: 020 8364 0002

Winchmore Hill Leisure Centre

Southgate Leisure Centre, situated in close proximity to Winchmore Hill, stands as a dynamic hub for health, fitness, and community engagement. Boasting state-of-the-art facilities, this leisure centre provides a diverse range of options for individuals seeking an active lifestyle. The fully equipped gym caters to fitness enthusiasts of all levels, while the variety of fitness classes held in the spacious studios ensures a well-rounded workout experience. The centre also features swimming pools, sports halls for various activities, and spaces for community events. With its commitment to promoting well-being and fostering a sense of community, Southgate Leisure Centre is a vital resource for residents of Winchmore Hill and the surrounding areas.

  • Southgate Leisure Centre
  • Winchmore Hill Rd, London N14 6AD
  • Tel: 020 8882 7963

The Best Places to Visit in Winchmore Hill

Highlights for a day out in Winchmore Hill include:

Grovelands Park

Nestled near Winchmore Hill, Grovelands Park emerges as a haven of tranquility and natural beauty. This expansive park, steeped in history, offers a picturesque escape for visitors seeking a serene retreat. The centrepiece of the park is the stunning Grovelands House, a Georgian mansion surrounded by manicured lawns and scenic gardens. Stroll along the meandering paths, enjoy the shade of ancient trees, and revel in the serene atmosphere by the lake. Grovelands Park provides an ideal setting for leisurely picnics, family outings, or simply a peaceful respite amidst nature.

Beyond its scenic allure, Grovelands Park boasts recreational facilities, including tennis courts and a playground, catering to both active enthusiasts and families with children. The park's rich historical significance and well-maintained landscapes make it a favoured destination for locals and visitors alike, offering a harmonious blend of natural splendour and recreational opportunities in the heart of Winchmore Hill.

Winchmore Hill Shopping

Winchmore Hill enchants shoppers with its distinctive blend of boutiques, specialty stores, and local shops, creating a unique and vibrant shopping experience. The village atmosphere is complemented by an array of independent retailers lining the charming streets, offering everything from fashion and home decor to artisanal goods. The High Street stands as a hub of local commerce, featuring a diverse selection of establishments that cater to discerning tastes. Whether exploring stylish boutiques, discovering hidden gems in antique stores, or indulging in freshly sourced produce at local markets, Winchmore Hill's shopping scene provides a delightful fusion of community spirit and retail charm.

Pick of the Best Things to Do in Winchmore Hill

Delve into the vibrant culinary and cultural scene of Winchmore Hill, where an array of dining establishments, cosy pubs, and noteworthy attractions beckon residents and visitors alike. From charming eateries serving delectable dishes to quaint coffee shops offering a respite for enthusiasts, the dining experience in Winchmore Hill is a delightful exploration of flavours. Immerse yourself in the local watering holes, each with its own distinctive ambiance, providing a perfect setting for socializing or winding down. This section will guide you through the best places to savour exquisite meals, indulge in crafted beverages, and uncover hidden gems that make Winchmore Hill a captivating destination.

3 of the Best Restaurants in Winchmore Hill

Here are the top three rated restaurants in Winchmore Hill:

Buckle and Vaughan Restaurant Winchmore Hill

  • 10-12 The Green, London N21 1AY
  • Modern European Cuisine
  • Rated 4.3 stars out of 5 on Google from 569 ratings

Ambrosia Restaurant 

  • 10 Station Rd, London N21 3RB
  • Fine dining specializing in steaks, seafood, grills and burgers
  • Rated 4.3 stars out of 5 on Google from 321 ratings

Going Greek 

  • 18 The Green, London N21 1AY
  • Authentic Greek cuisine
  • Rated 4.1 stars out of 5 on Google from 507 ratings

3 of the Best Pubs & Bars in Winchmore Hill

Here are three highly rated places to enjoy a drink in Winchmore Hill:

The King’s Head

  • 1 The Green, London N21 1BB
  • Dog-friendly
  • Covered and heated outdoor seating
  • Table reservations with comfortable and elegant décor
  • Rated 4.2 stars out of 5 on Google from 943 ratings

Queens Head Winchmore Hill

  • 41 Station Rd, London N21 3NB
  • Live Sports TV including Premier League, Champions League and Six Nations
  • Live music and karaoke
  • Bottomless Brunch
  • Rated 4.3 stars out of 5 on Google from 438 ratings

The Salisbury Arms

  • Hoppers Road, London N21 3NP
  • Family friendly dinners
  • Six Nations with table reservations
  • Rated 4.3 stars out of 5 on Google from 1100+ ratings

Winchmore Hill Council Tax

Winchmore Hill is controlled by Enfield Council Tax bands and charges.

All properties in the Enfield area are in 8 Council Tax bands from A – H, with most recent rates at the time of writing shown below.

Council Tax bands for London Borough of Enfield

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Winchmore Hill Image Credit: Winchmore Hill Green, London N21 by Christine Matthews


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