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Freightliners Farm

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Autumn & Winter: Tue to Sun 10am-4pm | Spring & Summer: Tue to Sun 10am-4.45pm | Closed Mon excl Bank Holidays

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Freightliners FarmThis working farm, located in the heart of Islington, has a wide variety of animals ranging from rare breed pigs and goats to new born lambs and chicks, many of which can be adopted through the farm's Adopt an Animal Scheme. There's a Saturday market from 10am to 3pm with stalls selling cakes, home made cooking, arts and crafts, jewellery, clothes. Founded in 1972 on waste land behind King's Cross Station, Freightliners Farm was so-called because the animals were housed in railway goods vans. Since then, the farm has moved and the animals have gained purpose built homes, erected in 1988. The farm also boasts some stunning ornamental and kitchen gardens, five beehives and a Wednesday afternoon gardening club. If youre after some fresh, home-grown, homemade produce this is the place to pick it up. Fruit, vegetables and honey all produced on the premises are available from the farms popular shop. The Strawbale Cafe is aptly named; built by farm volunteers out of traditionally jointed green oak with straw bale insulated walls and a green roof, its open Thursday to Sunday, 10am to 3.45pm, serving tea, coffee and cake. This is a rural haven in the heart of the city.

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 88 42% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 16 minutes from Freightliners Farm
The Business Design Centre next door is the obvious attraction for many of the guests at this smart, efficient Hilton Hotel, but Islington's excellent restaurants and ... More
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 70 35% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 21 minutes from Freightliners Farm
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 53 24% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 29 minutes from Freightliners Farm
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
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The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 17 minutes from Freightliners Farm
The immersive Enchanted Christmas House adventure for children aged between one and eight welcomes youngsters into a house of dressing up, biscuit decorating and theatre, ... More
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Shakespeare Walk Adventure Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
69 Shakespeare Walk, N16 | 27 minutes from Freightliners Farm
A free to use, open access playground in Stoke Newington, Shakespeare Walk Adventure Playground gives children aged 6 to 15 access to indoor and outdoor activities ... More
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Coram's Fields
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
93 Guilford Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 33 minutes from Freightliners Farm
Coram's Fields is a special place for children where adults are allowed in only if accompanied by a child. Tucked away in the city centre it ... More
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 11 minutes from Freightliners Farm
You'll find a spectacular collection of paintings and sculpture by 20th century Italian artists at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, with a core of ... More
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 14 minutes from Freightliners Farm
This innovative children's theatre provides a showcase for the art of puppetry. Founded by master puppeteer John Wilkes in the early 1960s, this small, unusual theatre ... More
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Lewis Cubitt Park and Square
London > Attractions >
Handyside Street, King's Cross, London N1C | 18 minutes from Freightliners Farm
On Stable Street in King's Cross, a short walk from Granary Square, Lewis Cubbit Square is the home of street food market KERB and host to ... More
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Thousand Island
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 6 minutes from Freightliners Farm
Thousand Island is a self-contained music venue and late night club where Upstairs at The Garage used to be, right next ... More
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The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 6 minutes from Freightliners Farm
This gritty music venue in Islington is everything a music venue should be, with a low ceiling, great sound system, about six inches separating the band ... More
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Filthy's
London > Entertainment > Live Music
276 Holloway Road, N7 | 8 minutes from Freightliners Farm
When Filthy McNasty's closed its doors in Clerkenwell many bemoaned its demise but now Ireland's favourite live music venue has dropped the McNasty and opened up ... More
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Ooh-La-La!
London > Shopping >
147 Holloway Road, N7 | 3 minutes from Freightliners Farm
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Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 10 minutes from Freightliners Farm
The seed for the Gill Wing Cookshop was sewn in early 1980s when Tim and Gill Wing started out by making ceramics and selling their wares ... More
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Euphorium Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
202 Upper Street, N1 | 10 minutes from Freightliners Farm
This traditional bakery, drawing on British and Gallic roots, has made an indelible mark on the foodies of Islington. With nearly twenty types of bread - ... More
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The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 3 minutes from Freightliners Farm
A well-stocked games cupboard, good gastropub food, a couple of open fires for warming up on chilly evenings, a number of outdoor benches for chilling out ... More
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Zia Lucia
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
157 Holloway Road, N7 | 3 minutes from Freightliners Farm
You get a choice of four Italian 48-hour slow fermented doughs at Zia Lucia , a rather special pizza place in Islington inspired and ... More
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Berto
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
155 Holloway Road, N7 | 3 minutes from Freightliners Farm
From the team behind popular neighbourhood pizzeria Zia Lucia - famed for its 48-hour slow fermented doughs - Berto is an authentic artisanal pasta restaurant. ... More
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 5 minutes from Freightliners Farm
Islington cafe-cum-deli Jenius Social isn't just a place to enjoy fine food and carefully sourced balsamic vinegar, artisan chocolates and cured meats. It's also a ... More
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Aga Khan Centre
London > Education > Adult Education
10 Handyside Street, N1C | 18 minutes from Freightliners Farm
A place of education, knowledge, cultural exchange and insight into Muslim civilisations, the Aga Khan Centre brings meeting rooms, an exhibition space and ... More
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 20 minutes from Freightliners Farm
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 16 minutes from Freightliners Farm
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
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Skip Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | 16 minutes from Freightliners Farm
A sustainable urban garden on the King's Cross development site, The Skip Garden puts construction workers' big bins to green use. Built on one of the ... More
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Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 18 minutes from Freightliners Farm
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
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The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 3 minutes from Freightliners Farm
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The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from Freightliners Farm
Ben Maschler (son of Evening Standard food critic Fay) and Nick Gibson have taken over The Drapers Arms in Islington and improved on what was already ... More
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The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 11 minutes from Freightliners Farm
Islington gastropub on Liverpool Road, where chef John O’Riordan (ex head chef of critically acclaimed Samphire) heads up the kitchen. Informal dining in a relaxed ... More
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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 11 minutes from Freightliners Farm
The 12 cocktails on the menu at Pisco Embassy all offer a twist on classics like the pisco sour. Drinks are expertly served by head bartender ... More
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Two Tribes KX
London > Nightlife > Bars
Tileyard Studios, Tileyard Road, N7 | 12 minutes from Freightliners Farm
Two Tribes KX, a brewhouse and taproom in King's Cross, unites craft beer, cutting-edge music and street food in Tileyard Studios, ... More
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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 12 minutes from Freightliners Farm
Let the train take you on an exotic night out without actually leaving Islington as you enter Hoxley & Porter, a bar and restaurant which has ... More
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 9 minutes from Freightliners Farm
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 14 minutes from Freightliners Farm
A teeny, tiny and wonderful puppet theatre located in a hidden side road backing onto a green church yard ideal for spontaneous picnics with goodies from ... More
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 17 minutes from Freightliners Farm
Exhibitors love this venue and it's easy to see why. The Business Design Centre in Islington is in a great location just one mile from The ... More
 
 

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