Blondin Park nature reserve is a lovely quiet spot between Northfields and Boston Manor.
A great place for bug, bee and butterfly hunting. Named after Charles Blondin a 19th century French tightrope walker famed for crossing Niagara Falls on a tightrope. Blondin lived in Niagara House opposite The Plough pub.
Things to do
- Nature area
- Large open space
- Foraging for fruit - blackberries, apples and damsons
Northfields Area Guide
Once covered by orchards, Northfields is a thriving community with a high-street full of independent eateries and retailers.