A 5th of the borough of Waltham Forest is comprised of parks, forests, lakes, reservoirs and playing fields.
Walthamstow is home to an enormous range of easily accessible outdoor spaces.
Whether it be for exercise, sport or one of the many festivals or cultural events that they play host to all year round, you will always be able to find a good reason to step outside.
If a park simply won’t suffice then a short distance away you will find the wonders of Epping Forest. Renamed from Waltham Forest in the 17th century Epping Forest is steeped in history.
Living in Walthamstow you are spoilt for choice when it comes
to entertainment, live music venues, pubs and restaurants.
Home to plenty of pubs serving real ales and traditional pub grub, along with live music venues for those that like it more upbeat.
If you want to keep it more relaxed there are a number of fantastic bars in the Village not to mention the large range of excellent coffee shops and sandwich bars.
If eating out is your thing then you can choose from contemporary style fine dining, trendy tapas bars, bustling Bistros or a number of your favourite high street eateries.
Walthamstow is the perfect place to raise or start a family.
You will find a range of nurseries, primary and secondary schools all within close proximity to Banbury Park. There are twowell established nurseries, Pippi Longstocking and Busy Bees, both within just a few hundred metres.
The range of private and state primary and secondary schools
is huge with the Walthamstow Academy, which scored a ‘good’ in its most recent Ofsted report, just a very short walk away.