Comfort Hotel Enfield
52 Rowantree Road
Enfield, EN EN2 8PW
Phone: (44) 0208 3663511
Fax: (44) 0208 3662432
52 Rowantree Road, Enfield, EN, GB, EN2 8PW
- Phone: (44) 0208 3663511
- Fax: (44) 0208 3662432
If you feel like you're in need for some fresh air, then head to the Broomfield Park. This public park occupies a space of 21 hectares (51.8 acres) and is listed under the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens as it was built way back in the 16th century. In addition to accessing the playgrounds and walking trails, one can also try their hand at recreational activities such as tennis and bowling. The park is also home to a lake, which is populated by several breeding birds.
The Lee Valley Golf Course 18 hole course offers a major challenge to players, with several holes running around the lake. The course is open to both members and non-members. The course winds its way around an attractive lake, which is home to many birds. Also because of its narrow fairways and water bodies, the course poses a real exhilarating challenge for the players. For those who enjoy nature, there is even a specially designed bird hide so you can watch the wildlife on the lake.
Lee Valley White Water Centre, is set to provide its visitors with supremely advanced and safe facilities for canoeing, kayaking, and white water rafting. The center is meant for recreational use by the public as well as for professional training. The Lee Valley White Water Centre has two courses that use pumped and purified water from the lake. Visitors can carry on activities even during low light, as the center is well equipped with floodlights. Built to host the Olympic Canoe Slalom competition, the center is bound to have a challenging course! The facility also has an on-site cafe that will allow visitors to take breaks, enjoy some snacks and sit back and enjoy the view.
The Ally Pally ice rink in Alexandra Park still remains a firm favorite with north London residents. The ice rink has a total capacity of 1250 people and skating instruction is available. Haringey Greyhounds Ice Hockey Club use the international-sized venue as their home ground.
Park Road Pools is a set of swimming pools which includes an outdoor pool open from May to September each summer. There is the main open-air heated pool as well as a kid’s pool and a fountain, and these are all surrounded by scenic grass slopes. It even includes a lift into the pool for those who find the steps difficult. This is a popular pool and can get crowded in hot weather and was named the city’s best lido. It has been well maintained since it first opened. Call ahead for more details. Hours to the main pool are mentioned.
The Queen's Wood is a sprawling 21 hectare (52 acre) nature reserve in the London borough of Haringey. The park was named in honor of Queen Victoria in 1898. Beautiful mature oak, cherry, birch, hazel and holly trees provide a canopy for the various woodland creatures that call the Queen's Wood home.
One of the best locations for a day outing with the family, Paradise Wildlife Park is amongst the first interactive wildlife park of its kind in the United Kingdom. Home to more than 400 animals, what sets this park apart from the regular zoos and sanctuaries is that it provides an opportunity for interaction with animals of all kinds, which includes feeding the wild ones and penguins. Not only this, the wildlife park, which came about during the 1960s, also comprises of an indoor play-area for kids as well as outdoor attractions like the Safari Adventure Golf, Fantasyland and an amusement park for one and all. Entertaining daily shows like the Animal Olympics Show, Weird and Wonderful Show and Creepy Creatures Show are some of the other attractions that are favorite among kids. Operated by the Sampson Family, the Paradise Wildlife Park is open to visitors throughout the year and is located close to the Lee Valley White Water Centre, one of the venues for London Olympics 2012.
London Wildlife Trust is a charitable organization that is committed to conserving the city's open spaces and wildlife. This trust has transformed the space in Stoke Newington, bundled between the East Reservoir and New River, into a community garden. The East Reservoir Community Garden is home to a variety of flora and fauna. Visitors may get a chance to catch a glimpse of red bunting, great crested grebe, emperor dragon flies, common tern and many more species. This is a great place to indulge in activities: nature walks, bird watching and mini-beast hunt. This place also offers an 'eco-classroom' replete with various amenities, making it suitable for field trips.
Become a an expert in kayaking, canoeing or sailing by undertaking a course at the West Reservoir Centre. This center at Stoke Newington, is one of the best places in the city offering education in water sports. This place is run by the Greenwich Leisure Limited, a charitable organization. People of varying age groups from children to adults can enroll for their courses. Have fun learning to paddle your vessel on the waters of this reservoir and soon you will be equipped to take on the notorious Thames.
The Castle Climbing Centre is housed in an exquisite Grade II listed Victorian building based on Stirling Castle, from which it gets its name. Previously a water pumping station, it is home to one of the capital's premier climbing locations. It has a range of challenging walls, including boulder walls, slab areas and traverse walls, and boasts over 25,000 registered members. In addition, corporate events can also be arranged. Check website for further details.
Established in 1879, Loughton Cricket Club is a not-for-profit club that uses all the proceeds towards enhancing facilities for the sport. Throughout the year, the club hosts a number of cricketing events like the cricket week.
Lee Valley Riding Centre is ideal for anyone looking for tailored lessons as they have a reputation for specialty instruction. Would-be riders from five years up are accepted, and the large indoor and outdoor arenas have disabled access. Choose from jumping, dressage, carriage driving and side-saddle, and, if you're lucky, exhilarating, though infrequent, hacks on the marshes of Walthamstow and Leyton.