A locals' guide to Preston
"From football to the biggest music artists in the world, Wembley is an awe inspiring stadium!"Shaun Bailey
"There are so many green open spaces in Harrow, it's as if you're in the countryside..."Joe Ellis
"Not only is Harrow School one of the best in the country, it's also steeped in history and beautifully designed."Shaun Bailey
Where do Preston locals go?
Fryent Country Park
A beautiful area perfect for Sunday walks in the countryside!
Submitted by Sophia
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
The Regency Club
Proper Indian food...truly authentic, bountiful and such amazing value! I defy anyone to actually get to the mains, when you can't help but order so many starters!
Submitted by Dan
London Designer Outlet
Shopping, cinema and dining all under one roof and with a good selection of restaurants too.
Submitted by Kala
Great home cooked food at this charming café, located in Harrow on the Hill Golf Course.
Submitted by Sophia
The Plantation Garden Centre
A beautiful and colourful garden centre right in the centre of Harrow.
Submitted by Nikita
A pizza joint in Harrow - handmade pizza ready in 60 seconds from the wood fired oven.
Submitted by Hexin
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
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!
Submitted by Andra
All you can eat lunch buffet for £5.50 with a good selection for vegetarians.
Submitted by Saijal
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
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!
Submitted by Laura
Why do you find Preston a great place to live?
Be the first to tell us what makes living in Preston great.
Did you know?
"It is believed that beneath Wembley Stadium is a steam train that derailed and fell into its vast foundations during its construction in 1923 - it was too expensive to remove it, so they decided to bury it instead."
Child-friendly activities near Preston
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
Zumbatomic Fitness PartyChalkhill Community Centre
WEDNESDAY SESSIONS AT 1PM. Come along to the Zumbatomic Fitness Party, specially created for mums and children 0-4yrs, EVERY Wednesday 1-2pm at Chalkhill Community Centre. This is a great opportunity to have musical fun with your children and also a good work out!The vivacious instructor is a trained Zumba and Zumbatomic Fitness instructor, with loads of experience.
Bookstart Story and Rhyme @ Kingsbury LibraryKingsbury Library Plus
Babies and children who love books and have the pleasure of hearing stories and rhymes have a flying start when it comes to learning to read by themselves. Sessions are organised locally and take place in children's nurseries and libraries. They incorporate a mix of songs, rhymes, rhythm and movement as well as providing the opportunity to share games, novelty books and toys. Website
Rhyme Times @Kingsbury Library PlusKingsbury Library Plus
Sessions are organised locally and take place in children's nurseries and libraries. They incorporate a mix of songs, rhymes, rhythm and movement as well as providing the opportunity to share games, novelty books and toys Website
Under 5s Story and Rhyme TimeKingsbury Library Plus
Stories and rhymes for under 5s.Runs on: Wednesdays 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
Do you live in Preston, or have you lived in Preston recently?
Local Estate Agencies
Why not explore some other local areas:
- Harrow on the Hill
- North Harrow
- Harrow Weald
- Park Royal
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