London Guide: Ten Things to do in Stoke Newington. Located in North London, N16, in the Borough of Hackney you will find Stokie. Enjoy the charming Clissold Park, picturesque churches, independent shops, cute cafes and excellent eateries. Stoke Newington Church Street has a village feel and Stoke Newington High Street has an urban edge as you get closer to Dalston. Read my Ten Things to do in Stoke Newington to find out more.
Clissold House and St Mary’s Church
Ten Things to do in Stoke Newington List
10 Things to do in Stoke Newington
1. Stroll around Clissold Park
2. Enjoy tea and cake at Clissold House
3. Pay your respects at Abney Park Cemetery
4. Buy something old at the Hackney Flat Market
5. Shop at independent stores on Stoke Newington Church Street
6. Start the day with breakfast or brunch at The Good Egg
7. Eat fish and chips at Sutton and Sons
8. Buy fresh organic produce from the Farmers Market
9. Take a picture of the stunning St Mary’s Church gothic spire
10. View art at The Chocolate Factory N16
Ten Things to do in Stoke Newington Details
1. Clissold Park: This lovely green space opened in 1889 and has a Green Flag. Amenities include a play area, paddling pool, tennis courts, ponds / lakes, aviary and animal enclosure. Located at Green Lanes, N16 9HJ.
2. Clissold House: In the park you will notice a Grade II* mansion which dates back to the eighteenth century. Inside is a café and you can hire rooms for weddings and events. The terrace is a lovely place to sit with splendid views across the park.
3. Abney Park Cemetery: This atmospheric Victorian graveyard is one of the ‘Magnificent Seven’ garden cemeteries of London. It was a burial ground for ‘Dissenters’ and is now a Woodland Memorial Park and Local Nature Reserve. It’s sprawling, overgrown and full of history. You can take a guided tour and they often have events in the park. Located at Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 1AU.
Abney Park Cemetery
4. Hackney Flat Market: The Hackney Flea Market is held at the historic Abney Public Hall. It’s a great market with a wide selection of fashion, Jewellery, crockery, curiosity objects and more. Located at 73A Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0AS.
Abney Public Hall
5. Stoke Newington Church Street: This lovely little street has a village feel. You will find a wonderful array of interior shops, places to buy gifts and fashion stores selling clothing for men, women and children.
Stoke Newington Church Street Shops
6. The Good Egg: New York and Middle Eastern influenced dishes are served here including bagels, filled pitas, shakshuka, babka French toast and eggs! Located at 93 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0AS.
Iraqi Aubergine Pitta
7. Sutton and Sons: This is one of my favourite chippies in London. The chips are amazing, the fish is perfectly cooked, they also serve home-make pickles made by Mrs Sutton and local ales brewed in Hackney. Located at 90 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 7NY.
8. Farmers Market: On Saturdays 10am until 2.30pm you can buy lots of edible delights from the farmers market which sells organic and bio-dynamic food and drink made within 60 miles of London. Located at St Paul’s Church, N16 7UY.
9. St Mary’s Church: You can see the magnificent church spire from a distance. The smaller church opposite, St Mary’s Old Church, is very pretty with a small cemetery. Located at Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 9ES.
St Mary’s Church
10. The Chocolate Factory N16: Artists, illustrators, ceramics, printmakers and other creative businesses can be found at this former Victorian chocolate factory. The artists host open studios twice a year. Located at Farleigh Place, N16 7SX.
Ten Things to do in Stoke Newington Information
To find out more about the area, read my Stoke Newington London N16 Guide. Stoke Newington and Rectory Road (Overground) are the best stations to reach this area. Check out Stoke Newington Church Street and Stoke Newington High Street which takes you towards Dalston. To see pictures, take a look at my Love Stoke Newington London Pinterest Board. There are some cute shops over towards Newington Green and excellent restaurants if you want to explore more. Read my Newington Green North London Guide. Enjoy your visit.
Author: Homegirl London. Photographs: Homegirl London, fish and chip image from Sutton and Sons.