Visit Islington

The borough of Islington is full of interesting areas – this section of our website provides you with an overview of the different areas that you might want to explore with our guides

Map showing different areas
Areas of Islington – click on name below to find out more
  • Clerkenwell – Medieval Monasteries, Entertainment, Revolutions, Craftspeople, Prisons and Theatre, The Fleet
  • Finsbury – Archery, Burial grounds, Medical history, Poverty and Nonconformist revivals, Silicon Roundabout
  • Barnsbury – Victorian Elegance, Entertainment, Revolution
  • Central – Entertainment, Food, Retail and Nightlife
  • Canonbury – Modern living, Radical Roots, Canonbury Tower, Newington Green, the New River
  • Highbury – Highbury Fields, Highbury Barn. Georgian and Victorian living, former home of Arsenal Football club
  • Holloway – Leafy villages and Victorian development, Green spaces, and the Cally – Caledonian Park
  • Finsbury Park – Fitness, Festivals. Food and Fashion
  • Archway – Irish Culture, Transport, the Archway, Highgate slopes, Medical history
  • We’ve also a separate post covering Islington’s three waterways – the Fleet, the New River and the Regent’s Canal