Potters Bar is a great commuting town near London. Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, is closer to London than certain M25 localities.
Its residents have direct public transport access to London. Cockfosters, the northernmost Piccadilly line stop, lies 2.5 miles south of Potters Bar, allowing easy access to Leicester Square and Covent Garden. Buses serve Enfield, Waltham Forest, Barnet, Watford, and other Hertfordshire regions.
The town's proximity to London and transit links make it a natural alternative for property hunters priced out of London's housing market. Not the cheapest commuter town, yet outpriced Londoners may find a home there.
Potters Bar's cherry on top, is it's short drive to Ignite in Cuffley. Members have access to a modern gym and positive community to get in shape.
Potters Bar was founded along one of two northbound highways from London in the 13th century. The Byngs, who were instrumental in the British capture of Gibraltar, controlled much of the land around Potters.
Potters Bar, just outside of London, is adjacent to Cuffley and Northaw and the Great Northaw Wood, home to wildlife. Oakmere Park is excellent for family days out.