Here are some of the local attractions near to Livingston. We have included places to visit such as the famous Alexandra Palace and Wood Green shopping centre, a selection of pubs and restaurants, plus some nearby music shops which always come in handy...
One of London's famous Victorian palaces, Ally Pally sits atop a hill immediately North West of Wood Green and boasts one of the very best views of the city. All sorts of activities go on here: live gigs by leading names, professional sporting events such as the Masters Snooker and World Darts Championships, an ice rink, pitch and putt golf and various exhibitions. Alexandra Park, which sits infront of the palace, is a popular spot for walking and picnics.
The Mall is a large shopping centre almost directly opposite Livingston. You'll find the majority of UK high street retailers, a selection of eateries and a multi-screen cinema complex.
Piano specialists, other instruments and accessories.
Sheet music, woodwind and string spares and repairs.
With a menu based on British dishes with hints of European flavours, the nearby Mosaica is a popular restaurant in Wood Green. They source all of their produce from London's Billingsgate and Smithfields markets.
The high-end St James Restaurant & Bar serves delicious breakfasts, lunches and dinners. A smart bar at the front of the building is stocked with wines and cocktail ingredients, while the refined, white-wall restaurant offers seasonal dishes of a very high standard. It is based in Crouch End, a short bus or cab journey from Livingston.
Built in 1897, The Great Northern Railway Tavern is a Grade II listed pub that has been beautifully refurbished to enhance its original features. The food and beer menus are very popular, and they put on quiz nights, live bands and acoustic gigs regularly.
Although slightly further afield in Harringay, The Salisbury may still be worth a visit especially for avid real ale drinkers - they have a fantastic choice of cask, keg and bottled beers. The food menu is of the pizza / burger ilk.