Forty Hall

What will students see and do?

Forty Hall & Estate in Enfield, London, is a place for learning, engagement and inspiration. The unique space is ideal for educational trips and learning outside the classroom. The ever-changing programme of exhibitions and events means there will always be something new to discover.

If you’re looking for school trip ideas, students can step into the hall to admire the fine architecture and stunning period rooms. They will enjoy learning about the history of Forty Hall Estate through the ages and about the life of the original owner, Sir Nicholas Rainton.

There are many ways for those on school trips and for families looking for school holiday activities to learn about the hall, with both indoor and outdoor activities.

A range of themed guided history trip tours are available for special interest groups which add value to the visit, and further an understanding of the hall’s history.

Teaching resources provided

The website has a selection of resources for self-guided UK school trips and school visits.

Minimum and maximum group size

Maximum of 32 pupils, divided into groups of approximately 10 children.

Details of risk assessment

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Facilities on-site

There is a gift shop located on the ground floor overlooking the back lawn where you can pick up a memorable souvenir from your visit.

The Nice Green Café is on-site and offers catering for parties, conferences and functions.

The Coach House, also on-site, is a venue that can be used for corporate events and private occasions.

Opening times

Forty Hall is open on weekdays between 9am-5.15pm and at weekends from 12-4pm.



Call 0208 807 6680 to book tickets and discuss costs.

Travel arrangements

There are many ways to get to Forty Hall in Enfield by public transport.

The nearest train stations are Enfield Chase, Enfield Town, Gordon Hill and Turkey Street. You can walk from all of these stations and the length of the walk is approximately 20-30 minutes.

Buses also serve the journey from Enfield Town and Enfield Chase stations – simply jump on the 191 bus to Forty Hill and it is then a 5-10 minute walk up the hill.

If you are travelling by tube, the nearest station is Oakwood (Piccadilly Line) then buses 307 or 121 to Enfield Town Windmill Hill. You can then either walk to Forty Hall or catch the 191 to Forty Hill.

If you are travelling by bus, catch the 191 to Forty Hill or the W10 to roundabout at Myddelton Avenue and then walk up Baker Street to Forty Hill. Please visit TfL Journey Planner for more details.


Forty Hall, Forty Hill, Enfield

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