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NAG’S HEAD MARKET

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Banter and bargains, seven days a week. If you don’t know Nag’s Head Market then you really should make a visit. It’s covered, so you won’t get wet when the weather turns, and where bargains abound at the 100+ stalls.  My plan was to get an extra hole in my ...

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THE 393 BUS

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All aboard the friendly low-level bus that passes the Drovers Centre. The 393 from Clapton Pond to Chalk Farm (Morrisons) doesn’t always take the most direct route but it stops at some useful locations – including the tubes at Highbury & Islington, Holloway Road, Kentish Town and Chalk Farm – ...

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CITY ROAD BASIN

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Try our guide to walking the City Road Basin for a spot of boat, wildlife and people watching. 1. Start your canal tour by taking the 43 bus from Angel towards Old Street. Get off the bus just before Islington’s tallest building, 36-storey Lexicon. On the corner of Graham Street/City ...

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HIGHBURY FIELDS

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From bandstands to BBQ, Highbury Fields is the perfect spring spot to watch the world go by. A sizeable 29 acres (11ha), Highbury Fields is the biggest patch of green in Islington, ringed with grand villas where Victorian politician Joseph Chamberlain grew up and artist Walter Sickert opened a studio ...

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KING’S CROSS

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Redeveloped, reimagined and reinvigorated. It’s time you rediscovered this area of London. If you used to know King’s Cross – maybe even avoided it – you are in for a jaw-dropping shock. The 67-acre site demands to be explored now it has poshed-up warehouses converted into shops, restaurants and an ...

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ARCHWAY

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From local landmarks to foodie treats – discover a new spot on your doorstep, or reconnect with a refurbished favourite. It’s always been a place of change – from 1884 until WW1 there was a cable car from Archway Tavern up to Highgate, now it’s the 271 and 210 bus. ...

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