Arrandene Open Space Park in London

Arrandene Open Space Park is an open space which covers 25 hectare of area in Mill Hill, London Borough of Barnet. The park is full of uncommon species of trees, plants and unworked grassland. You can also find several species of breeding birds residing there including Skylark, Lesser Whitethroat, Flycatcher and Reed Bunting. Mammals can also be seen wandering in the park including Grey Squirrels and Red Foxes. The site of this park has been declared of metropolitan importance by the British authorities.  In terms of facilities, this place is lacking behind as you can’t find any on-site facilities but you can find a nice café and toilets in the Mill Hill park situated nearby.

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    History of Arrandene Open Space Park

    The place of Arrandene Open Space Park and Mill Hill was used as a place to grow hay to feed London’s horses during Victorian times. After 1920s, when the horses were replaced by combustion engines to drive cabs and carts, the hay production went under the threats and the Mill Hill village was about to lose its distinct character. In 1929, Hendon Urban District Council, which is now merged with Barnet, purchased more than 50 acres of land to save the traditional and divergent character of the village.

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    Nearest Attractions

    Arrandene Open Space Park is surrounded by a number of other parks and tourist attractions including:

    Royal Air Force Museum,Bittacy Hill Park, Mill Hill Park, Belmont Children's Farm, Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture.

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    Tickets and Entry Requirements

    The Arrandene Open Space Park can be accessed 24 hours a day, free of cost.

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    Arrandene Open Space Park Operational Hours

    The Arrandene Open Space Park stays open for 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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    Contact Details

    In order to get more information about the park, you can contact Barnet Council by calling or emailing them.

    Contact: +44 20 8359 2000
    Email: first.contact@barnet.gov.uk

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    Location

    Arrandene Open Space Park, London Borough of Barnet, London NW7 2RE, United Kingdom.

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    How to Get to Arrandene Open Space Park

    By Tube

    The Arrandene Open Space Park is located about 1.5 miles away from Mill Hill East tube station. On leaving the station head northeast on Bittacy Hill and turn left onto Sanders Lane after 0.1 miles. After 0.3 miles, turn right onto Tavistock Avenue and after 305 feet, turn right again and continue to follow Devonshire Road and then Pursley Road. After approximately half a mile, turn right and keep walking for 0.2 miles then turn left onto Wise Lane and after 0.3 miles, the park will be on your right. View Map

    By Bus

    The park is about 4 minutes away from Wise Lane bus stop which serves bus numbers 240 and 688. On leaving the stop, head east and then turn right onto Wise Lane. Go straight for 0.1 miles and the park will be on your left.

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