Cresta Shopping Centre is less than 2 km away with all the mayor shops, restaurants and Barnyard Theatre. Or visit trendy Greenside around the corner from Linden. The hip suburb’s high streets are lined with restaurants, antique and art décor shops that have transformed this park of Johannesburg into one of the best kept secrets in the city.
Melrose Arch Shopping Centre is inspired by some of the world’s greatest piazzas and international high street shopping destinations. Melrose Arch is also set to be fashion first with a delight of designer trends. The Northgate Ice Arena in Randburg - skating for fun. Lifestyle Family Garden and Centre offers Pony rides, train trips, motorized bikes etc.
If guests would travel a little bit further (22 km) they could visit the Lion Park. Many species of game can be sighted here. Eight different large African carnivore species can be seen. Or visit South Africans biggest owl collection and home of variety of big cats at the Lory Park Zoo and Owl Sanctuary in Midrand also about 24 kilometres from Linden Place.
Other interesting places nearby – South African National Museum, Melville Koppies, Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg Zoo, Crafters Market, indoor wall climbing and many, many more.
Partway down the slope of Linden, heading off towards Emmarentia, is Linden’s heated swimming pool (5 blocks from Linden Place) and the Emmarentia Dam and Botanical Gardens are well worth a visit at any time of the year.