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Gladstone Park

Gladstone Park

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

Marina Cafe

Marina Cafe

Amazing Saturday lunch, great variety of dishes, polite staff.

Sparkle O'Hara

Sparkle O'Hara

A fabulous vintage and new clothes store run by a lovely lady, selling beautiful jewellery too. Everything is sold at an amazing price!

Deli Beira

Deli Beira

Fabulous continental food served with a smile.

Roundwood Park

Roundwood Park

Lovely trees and pretty gardens, keeps me sane in London.

Habaneros

Habaneros

Amazing gourmet burgers from tame lemon and herb to those that like the heat on full blast! All meals are super reasonable in price, with fries and a drink included.

O'Farrell's

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!

Lily King

Lily King

Such a lovely shop with the perfect selection of beautiful things. The ideal shop for gifts! Lovely atmosphere with the most helpful owner.

The Queensbury

The Queensbury

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.

Revital

Revital

I love the Revital health food store on Willesden's High Road. Stocks all my necessities.

Sanzio

Sanzio

Great food and atmosphere. I love this cute little Italian restaurant.

BEER + BURGER

BEER + BURGER

Huge selection of beers and burgers opposite Willesden Green Underground Station.

Mapesbury Dell

Mapesbury Dell

A hidden gem located in between the houses of the Mapesbury Estate, which was formed by the local community. It's a great place to take the kids or just enjoy the tranquillity. Even some of the locals don't know about it!

Gladstone Park

Gladstone Park

My favourite park to jog around, as the hills can be very challenging!

Karmarama Café

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.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Willesden Green, Harlesden, Kensal Green, Brondesbury, Kilburn, Queen's Park, Cricklewood, Wembley Park, Park Royal and West Hampstead

"The Shri Swaminarayan Mandir is a beautiful Hindu temple in Neasden. It is built out of 2,000 tonnes of Italian marble and 3,000 tonnes of Bulgarian limestone that were shipped to India to be carved and then brought back to England to be assembled in 26,000 pieces."

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

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Beautiful surroundings, flowering garden, book-share, coffee cart, artwork on display.

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Handsome period properties sit on tree-lined roads in Brondesbury Park...

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Aquababies in Willesden

Willesden 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 Music

Roundwood 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

Baby Sensory classes-The Queensbury

The Queensbury in association with 'Busy Rascals
Baby Sensory's award winning baby development classes are now running in your area. You and your baby will experience different sensory activities designed to support your baby's sensory development every week and you are welcome to join at any time. A Full Term is Ten consecutive weeks of Baby Sensory classes Website

Baby Sensory Saturday classes at Busy Rascals at The Queensbury

The Queensbury Pub
Baby Sensory's award winning classes provide hundreds of activities that are fun for babies from birth to 13 months. Our baby classes include baby activities ranging from signing to fibre optic light shows, amazing light balls, bubbles, scarves and bells Classes are every second Saturday of the month 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

Busy Rascals at The Queensbury - BABY SENSORY Friday classes

The Queensbury Pub
Baby Sensory's award winning classes provide hundreds of activities that are fun for babies from birth to 13 months. Our baby classes include baby activities ranging from signing to fibre optic light shows, amazing light balls, bubbles, scarves and bells Website

Busy Rascals -Diddi Dance class -Mondays & 2nd Saturday of the Month

The Queensbury Pub
At Diddi Dance we realise and encourage endless enthusiasm and energy in an action packed, full of fun 45 minute dance class. Using various dancing games and exercises, bells, hoops and dance ribbons to our own funky pop songs your little one not only improves their rhythm and coordination but also social and gross motor skills. Website

About Willesden

Willesden is an area in North West London which forms part of the London Borough of Brent. It is situated 5 miles (8 km) north west of Charing Cross. The area has strong links to Ireland and has a sizable Irish population, as well as a large Afro-Caribbean community. In the late 1980s, traders were given money to revamp the High Street to prevent it closing. This worked and Willesden since then has been rejuvenated into a thriving suburb of London.

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