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Popular nature trails you can walk in Harrow

Harrow stands out with its range of outdoor trails that appeal to both locals and visitors to the borough.

These trails, known for their scenic views and varying difficulty levels, offer a refreshing break from the hustle and bustle of the town.

Below, we take a look at some of Harrow’s most popular routes courtesey of AllTrail, highlighting their unique features and landscapes. From quiet woodland paths to trails with sweeping London views, Harrow’s outdoor offerings cater to a diverse group of nature enthusiasts.

  1. Wood Farm Perimeter Trail to London Viewpoint Popular nature trails you can walk in Harrow Harrow Online
    • Location: Stanmore, Harrow, London
    • Description: This route offers lovely sweeping views over London on a clear day as you make your way round the hillside. You can also extend your trail into the surrounding woodlands with a number of paths. Take care on the rougher sections of this trail, especially in wetter conditions. Appropriate footwear is advised.
    • Average Rating: 4.6/5 stars
    • Difficulty Rating: Easy
    • Elevation Gain: 364 ft (110.9 m)
    • Length: 2.1 mi (3.4 km)
    • Estimated Completion Time: 59 min
  2. Harrow on the Hill Popular nature trails you can walk in Harrow Harrow Online
    • Location: Harrow on the Hill, London
    • Description: A nice quiet walk to the peak of Harrow on the Hill with beautiful buildings and some nice views of London. It’s a great place for a walk for everyone who enjoys green places and wildlife and is suitable for a wide range of fitness levels. However, there are a few demanding uphill sections. There are some places to stop for coffee along the way and opportunity to extend the walk if desired.
    • Average Rating: 3.9/5 stars
    • Difficulty Rating: Moderate
    • Elevation Gain: 705 ft (214.9 m)
    • Length: 2.8 mi (4.5 km)
    • Estimated Completion Time: 1 hr 32 min
  3. Pinner Hill and Oxhey Woods Popular nature trails you can walk in Harrow Harrow Online
    • Location: Pinner, Harrow, London
    • Description: This trail takes in the woodlands around Pinner Hill golf course and Oxhey Woods Local Nature Reserve. An easy-going route which is suitable to most abilities, so a wonderful opportunity to get outdoors. Take care along road sections and at road crossings on this trail as well as when walking through the golf course.
    • Average Rating: 4.2/5 stars
    • Difficulty Rating: Moderate
    • Elevation Gain: 498 ft (151.8 m)
    • Length: 3.4 mi (5.5 km)
    • Estimated Completion Time: 1 hr 30 min

We’d love to hear about your experiences. Feel free to share your adventures and any photographs you capture along the way on the Harrow Online Group.

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