Home to one of the UK’s top independent schools, leafy residential areas, and an excellent public transport infrastructure, this north-western borough is a hot spot for both first-time buyers, growing young families, investors, and retired couples.
For retail therapy, Harrow-on-the-Hill offers two neighbouring shopping centres, St Anns and St Georges. Both are home to a wide range of high street favourites including H&M, Pandora, TK Maxx, Next, Primark, Lidl and M&S.
Harrow Transport Links
One of Harrow's best-selling points is its transport links.
Commuters are well provided for in the London Borough of Harrow, with good transport connections helping residents travel swiftly and easily into the heart of London. Many major Underground lines, such as the Metropolitan and Bakerloo, cross through the borough and out to major National Rail stations such as Paddington and King’s Cross. The Overground line is also in operation from both Harrow on the Hill (Chiltern Railways) and Harrow & Wealdstone (National Rail).
The area is well-served by local buses and road links.
Harrow Schools and Education
Harrow is often associated with the prestigious Harrow School, located in Harrow-On-The-Hill. Other leading independent secondary schools include The John Lyon School and North London Collegiate, while among state secondary schools Whitmore High School, Nower Hill High School and Sacred Heart Language College all come highly recommended.
For younger children, the best primary schools in Harrow include Newton Farm School, St Anselm’s Catholic Primary School, and Marlborough Primary School.
Out and About in Harrow
Harrow offers a wealth of leisure activities including Harrow Hill Golf Course, tennis club, and riding school, not to mention the abundance of open green spaces and tree-lined parks for recreational use.
For an evening out or a celebratory meal, local restaurants reflect the area’s cultural diversity – amongst the most popular venues are Sorrentina, Taste Of China and Incanto Restaurant. For breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea, The Doll’s House on the Hill is worth a visit – or you can satisfy your sweet tooth at The Chocolate Room.