Crews Hill Nurseries at Christmas | London’s Hidden Christmas Wonderland

We can all agree that Christmas in London is a pretty magical time. There are the many amazing light displays, numerous Christmas markets and fun Winter pop-ups to get everyone into the festive mood. Today I thought I’d share a hidden gem and one of my favourite places to go in London to get myself into the festive spirit… Crews Hill Nurseries.

Crews Hill Nurseries at Christmas

Christmas at Crews Hill Nurseries

Crews Hill, which lies on the outer edge of Enfield, can be reached by train from central London by heading up to Finsbury Park then jumping on the overground towards Hertford North (if you’ve been to Alexandra Palace before you’ll know the route!).

Directly outside of the station, you’ll find a lovely row of local garden centres and nurseries which truly come into their own during the month of December. Shops that throughout the year specialise in plants, garden features, interior furnishings and pets suddenly transform into a magical world of Christmas trees, decorations, lights, festive gifts, food and even Christmas clothing.

The Crews Hill Nurseries are a one-stop shop for everything you need to stock up on for the festive period.

Crews Hill Nurseries at Christmas

Crews Hill Nurseries at Christmas

Crews Hill Nurseries at Christmas

Crews Hill Nurseries at Christmas

Crews Hill Nurseries at Christmas

Crews Hill Nurseries at Christmas

Christmas Wonderland at Springtime Nursery

One of the largest attractions on the road is Springtime nursery, or as it’s known in December Christmas Wonderland, which features one of the biggest Santa’s grotto in Europe.

After being greeted by real reindeer, a giant snow globe and an indoor ice rink, you can jump on the ‘Santa’s express’ train which takes you through 20 festive scene’s before reaching the grotto itself where Father Christmas hands out presents to each child.

Crews Hill Nurseries at Christmas

Crews Hill Nurseries at Christmas

Spending an afternoon wandering around the Nurseries has become a Christmas tradition for me, and definitely, somewhere I’d recommend going to get into the festive spirit!

Finish with a Christmas Roast 

To finish off a festive day out at the Crews Hill Nurseries, what better than a big Great British roast dinner!? Just up the road from the Nurseries, you’ll find Toby Carvery Whitewebb House where every day of the week you’ll find a feast of hand-carved meats with all of the trimmings!


Looking for more Christmas fun in London? Also check out:

The Best London Christmas Markets and Pop-Ups of 2018

Where to find the best London Christmas Lights of 2018


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Drive to Crews Hill Nurseries: Postcode EN2 9DJ

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