Your neighbourhood at Brook Valley Gardens.

The Griffin Pub in Barnet


Your neighbourhood  

Situated in Chipping Barnet, Brook Valley Gardens has a vast number of amenities on its doorstep, which means residents have everything they need for comfortable day-to-day living.


Brook Valley Gardens is conveniently located near Barnet High Street, which boasts various retailers and supermarkets. The area also has a long market tradition, and Barnet Market takes place every Wednesday and Saturday in The Spires Shopping Centre, with stalls piled high with organically farmed fruit and vegetables, and freshly made bread. Along with market goods, shoppers can make the most of the shopping centre which offers a Waitrose, Costa Coffee and Anytime Fitness, a 24-hour gym.

The Spire Shopping Centre also has a long-standing history with Barnet High Street, having been a local landmark since 1989. It gets its name from the remaining spires of the old Methodist church which used to be located on the site of the centre.


The area is packed with a variety of places to explore an eclectic range of culinary flavours, from cafes to high-end restaurants. The Old Courthouse Café and The Wilds Café are known as area favourites. Local restaurants, like Odos Mediterranean Kitchen, Savoro and Melange serve seafood as well as meat and vegetarian dishes, ensuring there’s something for everyone.

Outdoor space  

Chipping Barnet offers a great selection of outdoor spaces like King George’s Fields with impressive views of the city. Barnet is filled with space for exercise and activities, with an open-air gym in Barnet Playing Fields.

The area also has an impressive amount of woodland and urban walks; the Dollis Valley walk which has a brook running through it and Oak Hill Woods Nature Reserve. Old Court House Recreation Ground, Greenhill Gardens and Monken Hadley Common are all nearby allowing residents the chance to escape a busy London life and enjoy the local woodland.


Residents will have the luxury of having entertainment for all the family on their doorstep. Barnet has an Everyman Cinema and is close to cultural sites, like the Royal Air Force Museum.

The area has plenty of activities on offer for kids, from Dinosaur Safari Adventure Golf, Go Ape and Tudor Park Footgolf Course. Residents can make the most of being on the boarders of leafy Hertfordshire and enjoy horse riding at The Stables Horse Activity Centre, and South Herts Golf Club.