Suburban life with central London just a short tube ride away
"Not only is Harrow School one of the best in the country, it's also steeped in history and beautifully designed."Shaun Bailey
"There are so many green open spaces in Harrow, it's as if you're in the countryside..."Joe Ellis
"I love walking down the High Street and seeing all the school buildings, as it reminds me of the area's rich history."Sophia Carrington
Where do Kenton locals go?
A great fusion restaurant serving a tasty combination of Indian and Chinese cuisines. They also have a cocktail bar, so you can have a drink or two before and after your meal.
Submitted by Sophia
Great home cooked food at this charming café, located in Harrow on the Hill Golf Course.
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The Plantation Garden Centre
A beautiful and colourful garden centre right in the centre of Harrow.
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Named after a city and a seaport in central Italy, here you can find a wide selection of paninis, salads, pasta, fresh pressed juices, ice cream and many more. Great for breakfasts and lunch!
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Harrow on the Hill Market
Harrow on the Hill's local fruit and vegetable market is open Monday through to Saturday. Good quality stuff at low prices!
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The Chocolate Room
This independently owned coffee shop has a lovely selection of 25 hot chocolate flavours. It serves amazing hot chocolate and bespoke handmade chocolates too.
Submitted by Shaun
A pizza joint in Harrow - handmade pizza ready in 60 seconds from the wood fired oven.
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All you can eat lunch buffet for £5.50 with a good selection for vegetarians.
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An independent barista using Monmouth beans, this place is the best coffee shop in Harrow. They also sell delicious cakes and sweet treats available to eat in or for special events too.
Submitted by Noah
Open from 06:30am to 22:00 during the week, this gym is perfect for those who spend their working day in and around Harrow. Amongst its many facilities is a pool, sauna, steam room, spin class section and a wide range of classes, such as dancing and boxing.
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St George's Shopping Centre
Shopping, gym, cinema and dining all in one area of Harrow town centre.
Submitted by Kala
Why do you find Kenton a great place to live?
"Great for getting around"
"I love the mix cultural, lucky to have food and restaurants from different parts of the world. Awesome place to live. I would never move away from this area. Excellent transport links, shops and healthcare."
What do you like about Kenton?
Did you know?
"The black ties worn by pupils at Harrow School were implemented at the time of Queen Victoria's death. After the initial mourning period, they were never instructed to revert back to their original ties, meaning that they are still black to this day."
Child-friendly activities near Kenton
Perform - Acting, Singing and Dance classes - HarrowVictoria Halls
Child development is at the heart of everything we do, so our weekly classes for 4-7 year olds will boost your child's confidence, improve their concentration and give them a creative outlet to make friends and have fun. Website
First FruitsSt Cuthbert's Church Hall,
This is a group for new Mums who have Babies under 1 year. Come and have some lunch together and meet other new Mums. Lots of helpful advice and friendly support in a relaxed setting - supporting you in the the toughest job there is! Website
Juicy Fruit Toddler GroupSt Cuthbert's Church,
Open to all parents, grandparents and carers with children under 4 years of age. We are a very friendly relaxed group with lots of fun and educational activities, includng a messy play activity each week, offering your child valuable sensory experiences with out the mess in your home! Website
Partyman World - Toddler sessionsPartyman World of Play, vale farm,
Activities include, Music, Props & Actions, Arts & Crafts, Story Time & Puppets, Cooking & Decorating, Puzzles & Toys. Peak Under 1 - £2.00 1 to 3 years - £5.95 Off Peak Under 1 - £2.00 1 to 3 years - £5.50 Website
Sing and Sign (Harrow)St George's Church
Shell and I have been singing since I could talk and signing with children of all ages for the past 20 years. Sing and Sign classes are useful, fun, easy to learn and babies LOVE them too. It's a real winner! The moment when a child signs "milk" "more" or even "duck" for the first time and the delight when they realise they are understood is beyond comparison. Website
Mainly musicWembley Christian Centre
The Mainly Music morning begins with 15 minutes of welcoming regulars and explaining to newcomers what we offer at mainly music. We register each child and collect payment - £3 per family for each subsequent session. Website
mainly musicWembley Christian Centre
The Mainly Music morning begins with 15 minutes of welcoming regulars and explaining to newcomers what we offer at mainly music Website
Do you live in Kenton, or have you lived in Kenton recently?
Local Estate Agencies
Why not explore some other local areas:
- Harrow on the Hill
- North Harrow
- Harrow Weald
- Rayners Lane
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