There are over 50 different park areas
within the borough of Harrow, spread throughout the area. In addition
to the many playgrounds offered, the parks are set up for a range
of recreational activities including walking and cycling, tennis,
football, rugby, and bowls.
In addition, being near the edge of greater
london, Harrow is within easy access of a wide variety of open
spaces, including fields, woodlands, country clubs, and golf
The London loop is a 224km path, primarily
through fields and parks, that circuits london, is suitable
for walkers and cyclists, and was recently extended to Harrow.
david sharp has written a useful book, called The
London Loop, which describes the path in its entirety and
includes suggestions for half-day and full-day walks, and is
available at a discounted price through amazon.
At the local bookstores, you may be
able to find this book, as well as many other books describing
the wide variety of walks available in the area. whsmith in
st. george's centre has a good selection of books on local walks,
and local history.