A guide to living in North London

North London is home to some of the most affluent and creative neighbourhoods in London. Whether you're looking for the hustle and bustle of Islington, to soak in the wonderful views from Alexandra Park or take a stroll in Highgate, North London could be a great area for you to move home.

If you're looking for a more creative environment we would recommend you move home in Islington, Finsbury Park or Holloway. If you're the type that loves more of a village feel then you'll definitely want to check out Crouch End, Highgate and Muswell Hill.

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Moving home in North London? Check out these top spots

Skyline view of London from Hampstead Heath

Hampstead Heath

Hampstead Heath is world famous and ancient London heath that covers over 320 hectares of land. You can observe spectacular views via one of the highest points in London. Many locals love using the heath for exercise—including a famous run from Hampstead to Highgate.

Hampstead Heath (Hampstead)
Modern European interior at Genzo Greek in East Finchley.

Genzo Greek

Are you moving home in East Finchley? Are you a fan of Greek cuisine? Then look no further, Genzo Greek is your go-to in East Finchley. They have a wide range of grilled foods, salads and don't forget to order their homemade Baklava. It's homemade, buttery and delicious!

Genzo Greek (East Finchley)
People sitting outside Planet Organic in Muswell Hill enjoying organic foods.

Planet Organic

Planet Organic is a one-stop shop for organic fruit and vegetables, fresh organic bread from local bakeries, only fully organic meat and 100% sustainable fish from UK waters. If you're into gluten-free, dairy-free and raw foods you'll have no shortage of choices at Planet Organic in Muswell Hill.

Planet Organic (Muswell Hill)

Top rated schools in North London

Group photo of children at Coldfall primary school.

Coldfall Primary School

Coldfall Primary School is located opposite the ancient Coldfall forest in Muswell Hill, North London. At Coldfall, they encourage every child to discover and develop their special gifts and talents through their stimulating curriculum.

Coldfall Primary School (Muswell Hill)
Group of children standing with teachers at the Manorside Primary School in Finchley.

Manorside Primary School

Are you moving home in Finchley with young children? Then Manorside Primary School could be the perfect fit. They are based on Squires Lane, Finchley which is a lovely family area. They are committed to providing a nurturing environment for young children.

Manorside Primary School (Finchley)
Exterior of Northside Primary School in North Finchley.

Northside Primary School

If you're moving home in North Finchley with young children, you may want to check out Northside Primary School. The primary school is built on six core values: Respect, Pride, Inclusion, Challenge, Creativity and Resilience. They have a lovely family feel and parents love their fun, safe and secure environment.

Northside Primary (North Finchley)

Local information for moving home in North London

Black and white council tax bill for North London.

North London Council Tax

Depending on where you're moving home in North London, you will need to contact either Camden, Hackney, Haringey or Islington council to work out the rateable value for your new property in North London.

North London Council Tax
Platform with a train passing in North London.

North London Tube Stations

North London is exceptionally well connected with tube stations. If you're planning to move around N10 you have East Finchley and Highgate tube station. If you're planning to move closer to Archway you have Archway and Holloway Road tube station.

North London Tube Stations
Red London bus driving through North London.

North London Buses

If you're moving home in North London you'll be happy to know it's exceptionally well connected via buses. You can catch buses in North London every 3-7 minutes. Buses usually operate throughout the day and night.

North London Buses

Top rated North London estate agents

Outside of Bairstow and Eve estate agents in Archway.

Bairstow Eves (Archway)

Bairstow Eves (Archway)
Exterior of Kinleigh Folkard & Hayward (Muswell Hill)

Kinleigh Folkard & Hayward (Muswell Hill)

Kinleigh Folkard & Hayward (Muswell Hill)
Outside night view of Foxtons in Hampstead

Foxtons (Hampstead)

Foxtons (Hampstead)

Moving home in North London? Check out these top rated areas

One of the many perks of moving home in North London is that you're spoilt for choice with upmarket areas.

Check out: Highgate, Hampstead, Crouch End, Finsbury Park, Angel, Finchley and Islington.

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