Located in the south of the municipality of Forest, close to Uccle, the Saint-Denis district is situated between Alsemberg North and the E42. It is close to the Uccle Centre district and the Altitude Cent district. Saint-Denis is full of small shops, cultural events, flea markets and markets that give rhythm to the life of this district, which is popular with a young, family-oriented and multicultural population.
Welcome to the Saint-Denis district of Forest. An area where all generations live together harmoniously. It is a family-friendly neighbourhood with a cosmopolitan population.
Located in the south of the district, the Bempt park is an ideal place for a family walk. In the centre there is a lake where you can enjoy a picnic on a sunny day. You can also take advantage of your visit to take a ride on the Little Steam Train of Forest. Children love this miniature train. Laughter guaranteed! Once you have completed the tour, take the children to the nearby playground. Want to let off steam? The Parc du Bempt is also home to the Forest Football Club. And to the west of the park, there is a communal swimming pool.
Another park, another atmosphere, we take you to the north of the district, to the Parc de L’Abbaye de Saint-Denis. The Abbey is also the place chosen to host the new cultural centre of the district (ABY). From 2023 onwards, this is where you will find the Academy of Music, Dance and the Spoken Arts, the French-speaking library (Biblif), the Brass exhibition halls and the Forest cultural centre. There will also be a 400-seat auditorium, a café-restaurant and areas dedicated to young people.
Finally, if you are looking for a playground for the little ones, go in front of the town hall, at the foot of the Saint-Denis church in Forest. The Duden Park is 1 km away. Finally, another park that attracts people with its wild aspect is located near the Uccle – Stalle bus station, this is the Jacques Brel Park, known for its 400 year old Josephine oak tree!
A village atmosphere and life means a market and small shops! Saturday is market day in Saint-Denis! And it is on the town square that the merchants set up their stalls. The smell of roast chicken, the shouts of the merchants… it’s guaranteed to be lively.
The district is also well supplied with supermarkets: ALDI, Delhaize, Colruyt… You will also find a cooperative grocery shop, La Vivrière, located just south of the Parc de l’Abbaye, at the corner of Place Saint-Denis. This organic shop offers local and healthy products, bulk food…
Did this Brussels district appeal to you? The Saint-Denis district is appreciated for its authenticity. You will find many quality flats and houses to settle in Forest.
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