Harlesden and surrounding areas
A locals' guide to Harlesden and surrounding areas
"Handsome period properties sit on tree-lined roads in Brondesbury Park..."Oliver Browne
"Fantastic Victorian terraces and a vibrant cultural scene can be found in Harlesden..."Oliver Browne
"I really enjoy this time of year around Queens Park where spring is vividly breaking into life!"Oliver Browne
Where do Harlesden and surrounding areas locals go?
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Submitted by Danielle
Situated right by Willesden Green Underground Station, a handily located local for a casual drink or a good meal. A great place to watch sports events, although it does fill up easily. It also hosts weekly jazz sessions.
Submitted by Nia
Arguably one of Ealing borough's most unique venues. Circus themed, they have circus performances on Friday and Saturday evenings and they even have their own microbrewery onsite. Definitely one of the best beer gardens in London and a lively, fun place to go for a few drinks after a long week!
Submitted by Natalia
A great bar ideal for after work drinks and a good place to take a date!
Submitted by Thomas
Queens Park Books
Which other area In London can still be proud to have a charming independent local book store?
Submitted by Rossen
I love the Revital health food store on Willesden's High Road. Stocks all my necessities.
Submitted by Joseph
BEER + BURGER
Huge selection of beers and burgers opposite Willesden Green Underground Station.
Submitted by Joseph
A fantastic theatre away from the West End showing outstanding original productions. Well worth a visit. Also has a cinema and a bar.
Submitted by Richard
Queen's Park Farmers' Market
In the grounds of Salusbury Primary School, great on Sundays for breakfast or lunch. Lots of fresh produce and a great mix of delicious food options.
Submitted by Min
Childs Hill Library
Caring staff that is always willing to help and has fantastic resources.
Submitted by J
Hanger Hill Park
A great day out in the sun and a there's big pitch and putt course too!
Submitted by Mitchell
Cocktails, American-style food and a cool atmosphere inside this gastro pub on Kilburn High Road.
Submitted by Adele
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"Acton has been the subject for many notable music artists who share a connection with the area, including The Who, whose members attended school in Acton."
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Child-friendly activities near Harlesden and surrounding areas
Stay and Play-Fawood Children's CentreFawood Children's Centre
Sessions include a variety of sensory based activities for children and a high ratio of staff to ensure all children are well catered for. Some of the areas on offer during the Stay and Play session include; the main nursery, the Rainbows room, the climbing frame, the crèche and the sensory room. If you live in Brent and your child is aged 3 - 5 and has special needs please come and join our weekly group. Website
Family Support-Stay and PlayTreetops Children's Centre
Our small but dedicated team of Family Support Workers are available to offer help, advice and support on all aspects of family life. Website
Aquababies in WillesdenWillesden Sport Centre
Aquakiddies/Babies swimming lessons, whilst teaching essential baby swimming skills, also strongly emphasise 'having fun' as we believe enjoyment to be vital for baby health. Our swimming lessons for toddlers and babies, which take place across London, West Sussex and the UK, are carefully designed and structured to allow for your baby's needs so that you and your baby enjoy the whole experience and experience the full benefits of baby swimming. Website
Little Beep Beeps MusicRoundwood Park Cafe
We provide high-quality music and movement sessions, using familiar songs, bubble-play, parachute play and musical instruments. We find children are enthused by our sessions; they help their confidence, sociability, motor skills, language and numeracy. Website
Ballet Tots @ The Yard (3-5 years)Gracelands Yard,
Incorporating traditional ballet music and popular children's songs, these classes will develop your child's musicality, imagination, co-ordination & love of performance. Basic ballet technique is taught along with the use of props: pompoms, fairy wands, ribbons, tambourines, scarves & feathers! Website
Art Club Drop-In (5-7 years)Mini Picassos
Mini Masterpieces, a masterpiece each week. We take the work of a famous artist as inpiration for our painting project. Website
NCT Bumps and Babies NW2Queensbury Deli
Relaxed and popular local meet-up in a café, for pregnant women (great for mat leave) and parents with babies. Website
About Harlesden and surrounding areas
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Local Estate Agencies
Why not explore some other local areas:
- Park Royal
- North Acton
- Willesden Green
- Kensal Green
- East Acton
- Queen's Park
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