Located in Greater London, Barnet is a settlement of the twelfth century. This place has quite a few architectural marvels besides being a calm and peaceful area. As far as transportation is concerned it is well connected via tube/train.
Some of the major attractions of the place include the Odeon cinema, the Barnet Museum, the All Saints Art Centre, the traditional annual Barnet Fair, the Ravenscroft local park and Barnet recreational park, along with the St John the Baptist Church and Tomb of Thomas Ravenscroft in Chipping Barnet Church.
The place has several restaurants and pubs. One can easily come across different cuisines from all over the globe such as Italian, French, Indian, Chinese and south east Asian. Some of the popular joints include Pizza Express, Brasserie Gerard Prezzo, and Emchai. Other well known hang out areas include The Coffee Bean and Oasis, as well as branches of Starbucks and Costa Coffee.
This place has historical significance as the numbers of different inns of this place were mentioned in Charles Dickens's novel Oliver Twist; it was here that Oliver met the Artful Dodger. So if you are planning for a weekend trip then go ahead and soak in its historical significance.