Trains to Alexandra Palace
Take a Great Northern train to Alexandra Palace, and discover a historic music venue, and a great view of London.
Situated on Great Northern’s route just north of London, Alexandra Palace sits on top of a hill, and provides great activities for the whole family. An iconic concert venue, “Ally Pally” has seen some of the most famous artists play here, and gives concert goers impressive views of the capital. Alexandra Palace offers great family fun on a day out, like Go Ape, a boating lake, and a farmer’s market.
Things to do in Alexandra Palace
Alexandra Palace, or “Ally Pally”, is an iconic concert venue on the top of a hill, with a great view of London. Originally opened in the late 1800s, this impressive building was where the BBC launched the world’s first full television service in 1936, and has seen the likes of The Rolling Stones and Pink Floyd playing here in the 1960, and continues to be a key London venue for concerts and events. A Great Northern train offers a fast and convenient way to travel to Ally Pally.
Ally Pally is the home of a fire London's biggest and best Fireworks Festival, and the 2019 edition includes fireworks, live music, German Bier Festival, ice skating and Luna Cinema.
Explore an adventure with a view of the big city at Go Ape, where you can enjoy panoramic views from the tree tops. With a different types of tree top adventures, there is something for all the family, from the newbies through to the more extreme thrill seekers.
Alexandra Palace Garden Centre
The Garden Centre at Alexandra Palace is considered one of London’s largest garden centres, and offers a delightful place to enjoy beautiful flowers when you take the train to Alexandra Palace.
Relax by rowing a boat, or taking a pedalo for a ride on this boating lake. Lakeside Boats offers all you need for a perfect family activity on a day out by train.
This famous farmer’s market takes place most Sundays near the Crouch End entrance to the park with fantastic local produce.
Fun activities for children
Alexandra Palace has many activities to entertain the kids, like a play area, the all-year round adventure soft play centre Little Dinosaurs, and a skate park.
Red Bull Soapbox Race
Red Bull organises the Red Bull Soapbox Race at Ally Pally, and Great Northern was proud to be the Official Travel Sponsor of the Red Bull Soapbox race 2019.