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Harlesden and surrounding areas

A locals' guide to Harlesden and surrounding areas

"You can be in central London in only 15 minutes on the Central line from East Acton Underground Station."

Jonathan Daykin

"I can't think of a place with better transport links - you can be at Bond Street in only 13 minutes!"

Danielle Edwards

"With fantastic rail services from Acton, you can be in the heart of the West End in under 25 minutes!"

Jas Dhaliwal

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Where do Harlesden and surrounding areas locals go?

Willesden Salvage

Everything from fireplaces to vintage travel trunks, amazing antiques to helping you tell the time...

Hanger Hill Park

A great day out in the sun and a there's big pitch and putt course too!

Cafe Paolo

A family run café that even has a loyalty offer of buy 8 breakfasts and get 1 free! An extremely friendly father and son team who make you feel welcome in the local area.

Gladstone Park

Great views of the local area & of London Town! Beautiful trees & great cafe at the top of the hill!

Queens Park Books

Which other area In London can still be proud to have a charming independent local book store?

Small & Beautiful

Cheap and cheerful. Delicious continental menu that barely dents the wallet. Great mussels and pizza. Bonus points for also doing takeaway!

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.

Bonoo Indian Tapas

A West End style Restaurant, with a relaxed style serving high quality small plates of Indian Food. Amazing atmosphere always buzzing.

The Salusbury Winestore

Sit down with a glass of red, white or rosé and read the brand new book you bought from the local book store.

O'Farrell's

The best butchers in North West London. All the meat is free range and they sell the best steak you'll ever taste!

Karmarama Café

Situated in Gladstone Park, this café serves amazing breakfasts, great coffee and baked treats straight from the oven, including mouth-watering cakes. It's open from Friday to Sunday.

The Alice House

Good bar and great cocktails - this place has 'date night' written all over it!

Hanger Hill Park Pitch & Putt

This pitch and putt course in Hanger Hill Park has views of Wembley Stadium. It's so peaceful and you can have a nice walk around the park afterwards.

Hart and Lova

Best croissants in London in lovely laid back non-chain cafe

Garden Cafe

Great for all-day breakfast or brunch!

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Active Start for Little Stars

Bridge Park Community Leisure Centre
Active Start for Little Stars is an exciting new multi-sports programme for children under 5.Our sessions are lead by qualified and experienced coaches and PE staff and sports on rotation include football, basketball, netball, cricket, athletics, tag rugby and movement to music Website

Active Start for Little Stars

Bridge Park Community Leisure Centre,
Active Start for Little Stars is an exciting new multi-sports programme for children under 5.Our sessions are lead by qualified and experienced coaches and PE staff and sports on rotation include football, basketball, netball, cricket, athletics, tag rugby and movement to music Website

NCT Harlesden Bumps and Babies

Roundwood Cafe
The group runs every week during term time it is a great way to get out and meet new people while on maternity leave. Free to attend- you can buy your own food/snacks and drinks at the venue. However donations to the NCT are welcome. Open to all (NCT members and non-members welcome). No need to book just turn up! Suitable for pregnant women and babies from birth to sitting. Website

Milo Baby - Greek Playgroup for 0-3 Years

Gracelands Yard
A Greek playgroup for Greek parents and their babies and children aged from 0-3 years. Non-Greek partners are also welcome. Learn nursery rhymes, enjoy dancing, games and other activities - all in Greek! The class takes place every second Saturday here at Gracelands Yard. Website

Mother & Baby Yoga The Yard

Gracelands Yard,
Mother and Baby is a great way to practise yoga with your baby, in a friendly and supportive environment. The focus is to encourage post natal recovery, by stabilising the pelvis, strengthening core muscles and releasing tension from the body. All of this is done whilst engaging your baby with songs and movements, providing an excellent opportunity to bond and spend time with your baby and meet other parents and carers to share the experiences of caring for a new baby. Website

Daniel's Den Toddler and Parent Group-Dollis Hill

Gladstone Park Primary School,
In each session, activities are set up for children to play, do crafts, singing and other fun activities. Parents are able to share parenting skills with one another and build friendships. There is a genuine family feeling to the groups where everyone is welcome whatever your background, race or postcode! Website

Little Beep Beeps @ The Yard

Gracelands Yard,
Little Beep Beeps' music classes are high-quality music and movement sessions, using familiar songs, bubble-play, parachute play and musical instruments. We find children are enthused by our sessions Website
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