Is Harefield a nice place to live in?

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Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Harefield is a village in the London Borough of Hillingdon, England, 17 miles (27 km) northwest of Charing Cross near Greater London’s boundary with Buckinghamshire to the west and Hertfordshire to the north. The population at the 2011 Census was 7,399. Harefield is the westernmost settlement in Greater London, and lies outside the capital’s contiguous built-up area. “

Things we love about Harefield

Harefield has a distinct culture and atmosphere. At Cozee we looked at features that define the area’s vibe like food, nightlife, green space, and more. Whether you love to eat or you love to take part in the night life of a city, Harefield has something for your tastes. Explore spots below to get a feel for life here.

Green spaces and parks of Harefield

Big green spaces cover the UK and London. However, it may be hard to work out just how much green space there is by just looking at a map. Here is a table below that shows you the green space of Harefield in more detail.

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Jubilee Gardens Belvedere Road, London 4.5 1413
Elm Court 1 Pump Court, London 4.3 6
Middle Temple Gardens 3 Middle Temple Lane, Temple, London 4.7 82
Bernie Spain Gardens South Bank, London 4.4 488
Bloomsbury Square Garden 14 Bloomsbury Square, London 4.3 2017
The Phoenix Garden 21 Stacey Street, London 4.6 461
LGBT Chairs ️‍ Ground Floor, South East Wing, Bush House, 300 Strand, London 5 1
Victoria Embankment Gardens 4 Temple Place, Temple, London N/A N/A
Potnotch Jubilee Market, Tavistock Street, London 5 1
London Memorial Garden Savoy Place, London 3.8 4
Drury Lane Gardens 58 Drury Lane, London 3.9 16
Fountain Court Temple, London 4.6 8
Southbank boardwalk South Bank, Unnamed Road, London 4.8 13
Street Art Skaterpark 337-338 Belvedere Road, London N/A N/A
National Theatre garden terrace South Bank, National Theatre, London N/A N/A
The Diamond Jubilee Penny Maze Henrietta Street, London 5 1
Southbank (River Thames South) Walkpath. Unnamed Road, London 4.8 18
Victoria Embankment Gardens Villiers Street, London 4.6 2523
Diamond Jubilee Garden St Pauls Church, Bedford Street, London 4.4 12
BIG 7 7 Bell Yard, London N/A N/A

Museums & Galleries nearby

The vitality of a community stems from its residents who live, work, and engage with one another. Exploring an area through art offers a fresh perspective. If you’re considering relocating to Harefield, we highly suggest exploring the local galleries, museums, and cultural establishments. They offer delightful weekend activities and contribute to the vibrant atmosphere of the region.

We weren’t able to find any museum in this area. Tell us in the comments if we were wrong. We’ll amend this page

Gyms to stay in shape in Harefield

Working from home means more gym time for many. With chains like EasyGym and PureGym, it’s easy to stay fit in Harefield.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Oasis Sports Centre 32 Endell Street, London 4.3 788
Virgin Active Shell-Mex House, 80 Strand, London 4.3 299
Gymbox Holborn 100 High Holborn, London 4.3 340
Nuffield Health Covent Garden Fitness and Wellbeing Gym 9 Endell Street, London 4.3 130
Fitness First 6 Bedford Street, London 4.3 345
Yogarise Covent Garden – Yoga classes in Covent Garden, London 13 Mercer Street, London 4.3 62
Jubilee Hall Gym 30 The Piazza, London 4.3 111
Covent Garden Physiotherapy Ground Floor, Durham House, 1 Durham House Street, London 4.3 46
PureGym London Waterloo 11-15 Brad Street, London 4.3 234
Body Control Pilates 35 Little Russell Street, London 4.3 36
The Health Club at One Aldwych One Aldwych Hotel, 1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London 4.3 16
CryoAction Limited 71-75 Shelton Street, London 4.3 1
The Gym Group London Charing Cross 17-21 Northumberland Avenue, London 4.3 227
Fujian White Crane Kung Fu & Tai Chi – Covent Garden & West End Green Dragon House, 23 Stukeley Street, London 4.3 N/A
Digme Fitness Covent Garden 4-10 Tower Street, London 4.3 150
Boom Cycle – Holborn 16 Procter Street, London 4.3 91
The Gym Group London Holborn Circus 1 Thavies Inn, Holborn Circus, London 4.3 263
Central Health Physiotherapy Quality House, 5-9 Quality Court, London 4.3 299
Tranquility Pilates Studio Ltd 16-18, New Bridge Street, London 4.3 5
ESPA Life at Corinthia Whitehall Place, London 4.3 246

Pubs

As Londoners at Cozee, we cherish our weekly visits to the local pub. Why not embrace the same in your new living space? We’ve diligently tested and reviewed all the pubs in Harefield – well, not literally, but we wish we had! Here’s our list of the finest pubs in Harefield.

Pub name Name Address Description
Harefield 41 High Street Harefield UB9 6BY Built in 1801 this pub spent many years as a beerhouse and butcher. Originally the Kings Head it has had several name changes before settling on the current one in 2007 after a complete refurbishment and the introduction of am over 21’s policy. It is well known for its friendly welcome and good food made with fresh local produce. There is discounted beer every Wednesday. There is an outside patio, but parking is limited. Quiz night the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month.
Harefield Cricket Club Breakspear Road North Harefield UB9 6NE
Harefield United Football Club Preston Park, Breakspear Road North Harefield UB9 6NE Founded in 1868 Harefield United Football Club is the oldest in Middlesex.
Kings Arms 6 Park Lane Harefield UB9 6BJ Parts of this pub are said to be 15th century and form one of the wings when it was rebuilt in the 17th century. It is a heavily beamed hostelry which was once a Benskins House and later Ind Coope. Although there is only one bar, there are many discrete areas in which to lose oneself.
Old Orchard Jacks Lane, off Park Lane Harefield UB9 6HJ Built as a country house, later becoming a B&B and then a restaurant. It opened as the Old Orchard in 2010 with real ale dominating the bar. The house beer from St Austell is usually supplemented by four guests which are described on boards above the bar. In daylight there are commanding views of the Colne Valley and HS2 from the terrace, large beer garden and extensive car park.

The types of restaurants

Harefield has a range of different places to eat. From Chinese, Indian or Italian ones, your area is vibrant with life and if you are a foodie you will surely find what you are looking for here.

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What supermarkets are there?

Finally we wouldn’t like to let you down on where to do your grocery shopping in Harefield. Although solutions like Ocado, Amazon or other delivery services can be a great replacement, knowing if a grocery store is nearby the place you are about to live in is a big plus. Please find below the grocery stores in Harefield.

We weren’t able to find any supermarket in this area. If we were wrong, tell us in the comments the name and address of your local supermarket or grocery store. We’ll amend this page

How’s the local life around Harefield

There are always activities happening in lively Harefield. Timeout posts weekly on events there, so browse their site for ideas. We included a link to their Harefield page to make finding local happenings easier. Getting to know a new area is easier with an overview of offerings and locations. Our map pulls together property price info and other details from this article to give you a Harefield snapshot.

In Harefield, what things may you need?

We have compiled for you a list of the different places you might want to check in Harefield name before moving in the neighbourhood.

Tube & Train stations nearby Harefield

Having to walk more than 10 to 15 min to reach public transportation is usually considered as a downside when considering a property to live in. To simplify this, we curated the list of train and tube station of Harefield to help you find what would be the best location for you to move in. We weren’t able to locate any station in Highams Park. Tell us in the comment if we are wrong. We will add them later on.

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Medical institutions in Harefield

Harefield has 1 medical institutions. These include hospitals, doctors offices, pharmacies and other stores providing medical attention. Here are the details the nearby medical institutions (1000 radius of the area).

Medical institution Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Harefield Hospital Hill End Road, Harefield, Uxbridge 4.5 244

Post offices of Harefield

Nearby post offices simplify sending and getting packages. Harefield branches also offer services like money orders and insurance along with mail services. Here they are along with their proximity to the area.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Harefield Post Office 1 Northwood Road, Uxbridge 3.9 13

Schools around Harefield

Having a nearby school is a plus when moving. Below are schools located by Harefield. This table is especially important to pay attention to if you are trying to find a place for your child to learn in the next few years.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Harefield school Harefield School, Northwood Way, Harefield, Uxbridge 3.4 40
(Head Office Only) Hungry Caterpillar Day Nurseries 12, 17, 18 Park Place, Newdigate Road, Harefield, Uxbridge N/A N/A
Harefield Infant School & Children’s Centre Uxbridge, Middlesex, High Street, Harefield, Uxbridge 4.5 2
Harefield Junior School Park Lane, Harefield, Uxbridge N/A N/A
Harefield Day Nursery Harefield Hospital, Hill End Road, Uxbridge N/A N/A
The Meadows Pre School Scout headquarters, Hill End Road, Uxbridge N/A N/A

What else is close by?

Tell us what you think of Harefield

It would be great to get your opinion on what you think about Harefield. It could help other people who are moving into the area of Harefield as well as help us understand you better too.

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