Things to do in Walthamstow

Thinking of living in Walthamstow and wondering about things to do? You’re in luck, the borough of Walthamstow is alive with activity, sights to see, and places to visit. Not only is it home to a God’s Own Junkyard and William Morris Gallery, it is also a great spot to take a country walk, and has emerged as one of the best places to live in East London.

If that sounds good to you, our upcoming Pocket homes in Walthamstow will put you right at the heart of the action in Forest Road, with easy access to Walthamstow station and a host of interesting cafes and museums. Not convinced? Read on to find out about days out and other fun things to do in Walthamstow.

Brighten up at Gods Own Junkyard

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A go-to location for fans of Instagram, Gods Own Junkyard is perhaps the most visually dazzling location in Walthamstow. As well as offering the largest collection of vintage neon signs in Europe, it is also one of the most interesting bars in Walthamstow. Have a drink, mingle with friends and don’t forget to bring your camera!

Get creative at the William Morris Gallery

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Located just across our upcoming Pocket homes, the William Morris Gallery is a great location for the more artistic minded. Devoted to the artworks of William Morris, the Gallery also has a splendid cafe and regularly hosts fun workshops for families. Once you have explored the gallery, you can take a walk through the beautiful surrounding garden, or visit the William Morris Shop for a souvenir.

Explore Walthamstow Wetlands

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If you love nothing more than a breath of fresh air, Walthamstow Wetlands is the place to be. A gorgeous and serene nature reserve, it is a perfect spot to enjoy Mother Nature, whether you fancy bird watching or taking a walk by the lake. Best of all, it’s entirely free!

Grab a bargain at Walthamstow Market

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For places to eat in Walthamstow, Walthamstow Market is full of restaurants, trendy cafes and street stalls offering all kinds of cuisine. It is also a great place to grab a bargain, with plenty of independent stores that sell fabrics, clothes, jewellery and much more. If there is something particular you are looking for, chances are Walthamstow Market will have it.

There are plenty of reasons to be excited about living in Walthamstow, and it is easy to see why the area has become popular for first-time buyers looking for a slice of London life. As the area continues to grow with the addition of stylish bars and cafes, you won’t want to miss out.

If you’re a first time buyer in Walthamstow and would be interested in a Pocket flat at Forest Road E17, make sure you register here.

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