London Guide: Ten Things To Do Near London Fields Hackney. There’s a lot going on near London Fields Park, London E8. From the bustling Broadway Market on Saturday to the railway arches at Mentmore Terrace and Westgate Street. Read on to discover my favourite Ten Things To Do Near London Fields Hackney.
Ten Things To Do Near London Fields Hackney List
10 Things To Do Near London Fields Hackney
1. Relax in London Fields Park
2. Brave the elements with a swim at London Fields Lido
3. Walk along Regent’s Canal
4. Shop at Broadway Market on Saturdays
5. Pop into Mare Street Market
6. Explore independent food traders and designer makers at Netil Market
7. Investigate the railway arches at Mentmore Terrace
8. Eat and drink at the railway arches on Westgate Street
9. Tuck into a bottomless brunch on Saturday at Wringer and Mangle
10. Buy and make candles at Earl of East
Ten Things To Do Near London Fields Hackney Details
London Fields Park: This adorable little park has a lot to offer including a wildflower meadow, tennis courts and children’s play areas. London E8 3EU.
London Fields Park
London Fields Lido: This 50m Olympic sized swimming pool is outside but lucky for you It’s heated. London E8 3EU.
London Fields Lido
Regent’s Canal: The canal stretches from Paddington to Limehouse Basin taking you through the bottom of Broadway Market where you see the giant gasometer structure and pretty painted barges.
Broadway Market: This bustling street market takes place on Saturdays from 9am-5pm. You can buy artisan food, street food and plenty of gorgeous gifts, homeware and fashion items from independent designer makers. Located on Broadway Market (which is an actual street), London E8 4QJ. Read my Broadway Market Review for more information.
Mare Street Market: A former council building has been transformed into a creative spot where you can eat at the Open Kitchen, Deli or The Dining Room. Drink coffee by Flying Horse. Shop at Pure White Lines for antiques, Rebel Rebel for flowers and Stranger Than Paradise for vinyl. 117 Mare Street, London E8 4RU. Read my Mare Street Market Review for more information.
Mare Street Market
Netil Market: This lovely little yard houses a selection of street food shacks and craftspeople in shipping containers and sheds. Eat tacos, pizza, falafel and buy soap, jewellery and spectacles. 13-23 Westgate Street, London E8 3RL. Also check out Netil House with a roof top bar and spaces for creative businesses.
Mentmore Terrace Railway Arches: Situated close to London Fields Park is a row of railway arches. You will find a few eateries located there including the Secret Smokehouse, Rosa’s Thai Kitchen, Finch Café and E5 Bakehouse. You’ll also find a place to try Yoga and Crazy Golf plus a second hand furniture store to browse.
Mentmore Terrace Railway Arches
Westgate Street Railway Arches: Try the best croissants in London at Yeast Bakery which is open to the public on Saturday. Read my Yeast Bakery Review for more information. Down a pint at the Forest Road Brewing Co. Across the road is Cook Daily, a vegan restaurant. Fount is also located there which is a community hub for small businesses with a nursery for child care. Arches, Westgate Street, London E8 3RN.
Westgate Street Railway Arches
Wringer and Mangle: This restaurant, bar and event space is the place for meeting friends for bottomless brunch on Saturday or a roast on Sunday. 13-18 Sidworth Street, London E8 3SD.
Wringer and Mangle
Earl of East Candle Makers: For hand poured soy wax scented candles you can visit the workshop where you can also take a candle making class. 5 Gransden Avenue, London E8 3QA.
Earl of East Candle Makers
Ten Things To Do Near London Fields Hackney Information
The nearest station is London Fields which is on the Overground. Or you can travel by bus to near Mare Street and walk. The best day to visit is Saturday when Broadway Market is open. There is a lot more to do in the vicinity, this is just a few of my favourite things. Take a look at my Love Hackney London Pinterest Boards to view more pictures.
Author: Homegirl London. Photographs: Homegirl London. Thanks: Homeboy for visiting with me.