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Harrow

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

"Harrow on the Hill's winding High Street is full of charming independent stores that everyone loves, which really add to the village feel."

Shaun Bailey

"The views afforded by Harrow's position are exceptional!"

Sally Murdock

What is your favourite place?

Where do Harrow locals go?

Miriam's Munchies

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.

Sarah's Café

Great home cooked food at this charming café, located in Harrow on the Hill Golf Course.

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.

The Plantation Garden Centre

A beautiful and colourful garden centre right in the centre of Harrow.

Two Buns

A burger joint in Harrow with great burgers and good service.

Seven

A pizza joint in Harrow - handmade pizza ready in 60 seconds from the wood fired oven.

Two Buns

A burger joint in Harrow with great burgers and good service.

Fitz Gym

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.

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!

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!

The White Horse

A fantastic pub for live rugby and Sunday lunch.

ReTouch Lighting

A sought-after antique lighting specialist in Harrow on the Hill.

Red Lantern

All you can eat lunch buffet for £5.50 with a good selection for vegetarians.

Cafe Cafe

Perfect for a celebratory dinner or if you are wanting a couple of cocktails on a Saturday night.

Ancona

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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Why not explore the nearby areas of Harrow on the Hill, North Harrow, Rayners Lane, Preston, Harrow Weald, Pinner, Wembley, Northolt, Wembley Park and Hatch End

What do you love about Harrow?

Why do you find Harrow a great place to live?

Faiza

"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."

March 2015

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"Amongst Harrow School's famous alumni include Winston Churchill, actor Benedict Cumberbatch and Lord Byron."

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Child-friendly activities near Harrow

Perform - Acting, Singing and Dance classes - Harrow

Victoria 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

Partyman World - Toddler sessions

Partyman 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

Tinytalk

North 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

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

Tinytalk

North 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

First Fruits

St 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

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
  1. About Harrow

    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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