Music events, cuisine from around the world and a popular park - this vibrant north London area has plenty to offer.
A multicultural neighbourhood that’s fast growing in popularity, the area of Finsbury Park boasts its own major transport hub as well as a host of traditional pubs, diverse restaurants and its sprawling namesake park. So, whether you’re visiting a friend, enjoying the great outdoors or soaking up the atmosphere on an Arsenal match day, there’s plenty to like about Finsbury Park days out.
And with its excellent transport links to the centre of London and further out, getting to Finsbury Park station could just be the start of your journey - but with its fashion boutiques and nearby nature reserve, there are plenty of reasons to stick around too. Find out more about travel and things to do in Finsbury Park below.
Getting to Finsbury Park
Finding your way to Finsbury Park by train saves you the stress of driving in the capital – as well as finding somewhere to park. With direct services running from several locations in our network from early in the morning until late at night, your travel couldn’t be any easier.
It could be cheaper, though – and we offer plenty of great ways to save money on getting to Finsbury Park. Taking the little ones along with you? You can buy Off-Peak tickets for up to four children aged 5-15 for just £2 each. And if you’re on a work outing or a friends reunion, you could save money with GroupSave by booking your Off-Peak tickets as a group of 3-9 adults.
And then there’s Railcards. If you don’t think you’d be eligible, you might just be surprised – there’s one out there for those aged 16-25, 26-30 and over 60, as well as types for the disabled, friends, families and partners. Each one can save you extra spending money for all the things to do in Finsbury Park!
Things to do in Finsbury Park
Finsbury Park days out offer lots of what you might want from an inner London neighbourhood. The area centres around the park of the same name, which makes for a great spot to stretch your legs, row a boat across the lake and even take in the Wireless Festival in summer – which has attracted musicians such as Stormzy and Drake in recent years.
Fonthill Road is the place to go to hunt out a new outfit, with independent boutiques, bridal shops and factory outlets galore. If you’re feeling peckish, you’re not short of dining options in Finsbury Park thanks to its global communities from Thailand to Turkey to North Africa. And there’s plenty of old-style pubs to pop in for a drink or two afterwards – or even a spot of late-night bowling.
Just a little further is the beautiful Woodberry Wetlands, a haven for wildlife and visitors alike. Plan how you’re getting to Finsbury Park today – and book your train travel directly through our website to save on booking fees.