A prestigious suburban locality steeped in history
"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
"The views afforded by Harrow's position are exceptional!"Sally Murdock
"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 Harrow locals go?
Great home cooked food at this charming café, located in Harrow on the Hill Golf Course.
Submitted by Sophia
This refined Italian restaurant also includes a deli with delicious food that is great for a light lunch!
Submitted by Laura
The Doll's House on the Hill
A charming little cafe that is the best for afternoon tea or just a slice of cake whilst out and about.
Submitted by Laura
The Plantation Garden Centre
A beautiful and colourful garden centre right in the centre of Harrow.
Submitted by Nikita
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
St George's Shopping Centre
Shopping, gym, cinema and dining all in one area of Harrow town centre.
Submitted by Kala
The Old Etonian
This hotel and restaurant has a surprisingly extensive wine list, delicious Sunday lunches and outdoor seating with a nice view for when the weather is good. Great for large groups - book in advance to avoid disappointment, as it gets busy on the weekends. I always say hello to the staff when I walk by to make sure they still have garlic prawns on the menu!
Submitted by Pattie
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.
Submitted by Ross
All you can eat lunch buffet for £5.50 with a good selection for vegetarians.
Submitted by Saijal
A pizza joint in Harrow - handmade pizza ready in 60 seconds from the wood fired oven.
Submitted by Hexin
Why do you find Harrow a great place to live?
"Harrow is such a diverse area, with many people actually friendly. Harrow is mainly known for it's prestigious Harrow School for Boys, but it also sports two shopping centres at the heart of the town. The bus system is runs according to schedule most of the time and I feel quite safe most of the time."
What do you like about Harrow?
Did you know?
"Amongst Harrow School's famous alumni include Winston Churchill, actor Benedict Cumberbatch and Lord Byron."
Child-friendly activities near Harrow
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
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
TinytalkNorth Harrow Methodist Church
Help your baby to communicate before they can talk. It's more than just a toddler group! Each 1hr class incorporates singing, action songs & rhymes, instruments & stories with free play and refreshments. 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
NCT Bumps & BabiesNorth Harrow Methodist Church Hall
Every Monday - including school holidays (Except Bank Holidays). Are you pregnant? Or do you have a baby aged from 0 - 12 months? If you would like to meet other new parents then come along to our friendly group. Tea Coffee provided as well as toys to keep the babies happy. £1.50 suggested donation per family. Come along - Everyone is welcome. Plenty of free car parking. Take a look at our Facebook page for lots of photos of the group. 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 (Stanmore)Blackwell Hall
Find out for yourself why so many parents think that Sing and Sign is the most worthwhile and best value class you could ever attend with your baby. Full of music, singing, puppets, shakers, bells and laughter, it will help you to communicate with your baby and avoid unnecessary frustration.The course is 10 weeks long. Website
Harrow is a area in the London Borough of Harrow, northwest London. It is a suburb situated 12.2 miles (16.4 km) northwest of Charing Cross. Harrow is widely known for Harrow School, attended by Winston Churchill and Indian Prime Minister Nehru, however Harrow County School also had a tradition of noted staff and pupils, e.g. Sir Paul Nurse, Sir Nigel Sheinwald, Michael Portillo, Clive Anderson and Geoffrey Perkins. Harrow is home to a large University of Westminster campus near Northwick Park Hospital (although both these landmarks actually lie within the London Borough of Brent). Harrow was a municipal borough of Middlesex before its inclusion in Greater London in 1965. The area has good public transport links and is served by the Metropolitan Line of the London Underground, Watford DC Line of the London Overground, and also by the National Rail services of Chiltern Railways, London Midland and Southern.
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Why not explore some other local areas:
- Harrow on the Hill
- North Harrow
- Rayners Lane
- Harrow Weald
- Wembley Park
- Hatch End
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