Crouch End Area Guide
Crouch End is often described as a little urban village and for good reason. The leafy neighbourhood is situated just north of Finsbury Park. There is a community full of artistic and creative minds that are contributing to a flourishing artistic and entertainment scene.
Crouch End also offers plenty of pretty period property, good schools, and some of the finest cafes in town.
At the heart of Crouch End is the landmark clock tower which has stood on Crouch End Broadway since 1895. This landmark is central to the many indepenedent shops and cafes around the area.
To the north of Crouch End you can also find Alexandra Park and Alexandra Palace.
Alexandra Park has hosted an eclectic variety of entertainment: a stilted village on the boating lake; a Venetian Fete and water fireworks; and a Victorian roller coaster. Jazz legend Muddy Waters, Chuck Berry, and punks John Cooper Clarke and The Slits have all played the outdoor stages. Biggest of all, the Fireworks Festival is an annual tradition enjoyed by tens of thousands.
Crouch End has a number of transport options such as the W7 bus. It's the most popular travel route in and out of Crouch End and runs between Muswell Hill and Finsbury Park.
There are trains from nearby Hornsey, as well as Haringey, which go to Moorgate via Finsbury Park. The nearest tube station is 1.7 miles away at Finsbury Park, which is on the Piccadilly Line. Crouch Hill Overground station is on the Gospel Oak and Barking line and is located on the Stroud Green side of Crouch End. The area is in Zone 3.