8 Fun Days Out In And Around The Harrow Area
Planning fun days out can be hard, we know. There’s so much to think about, the price, the weather, and the location! It’s not an easy task, so we’ve helped you out.
To celebrate the launch of our brand new Harrow branch, we’ve listed some of the best days the Harrow area has to offer.
Enjoy a prehistoric thrill and compete for glory in the shadow of ancient predators at Dinosaur Escape.
This dino-themed adventure golf park has 18 holes of action-packed fun and is located in Northolt, London, not far from Harrow. The holes are populated with near life-size moving, breathing and roaring dinosaurs. The park offers great food at the WLGC restaurant and even features an amazing skytrail.
Throughout the summer, the park is open 9am-7pm on weekends and 10am-7pm during the week. Adult tickets are £9.00, kids are £7.00 and there is a family option available for £28.00. They also accommodate parties and group bookings, offering a separate discount. More information can be found on the park’s website.
ZSL London Zoo
Experience the perfect day out at the ZSL London Zoo.
ZSL London Zoo is widely known as one of the best Zoo’s in the UK, being home to hundreds of beautiful animals and featuring a brand new exhibit ‘Land of the Lions’. It houses many other amazing exhibits, such as Gorilla Kingdom, Penguin Beach, Tiger Territory and In With The Lemurs.
There is a wide variety of food & drink options available, choosing from one of the fine onsite restaurants or bring your own picnic. They also host multiple daily events including Penguin Beach Live!, Lunch with the Otters, Going Underground and Giraffe High Tea. These events are held throughout the day and they even have a smartphone app with all the information that you can download.
The Zoo opens at 10am everyday and closes around 6pm, with adult tickets starting from £24.30 and kids at £18.00. They also offer family deals and it’s cheaper to book online, so save a few pennies and pre book your tickets.
Wembley Stadium Tour
Step inside the most famous stadium in the world for an exclusive behind the scenes tour.
The Wembley Stadium Tour is an unforgettable experience for all the family, taking you through iconic locations such as the England Dressing Room, Players Tunnel and Press Room and takes you pitch-side to witness the legendary Wembley turf.
The tour itself lasts around 75 minutes and is priced at £20 for adults and £12 for kids (under 16). It should be noted that the tour is closed during June because of summer concert season but the tour is back to normal from July onwards. Tickets can be purchased on their website.
Playgolf Northwick Park is Harrow’s finest golf course with fun to be had for the whole family.
Playgolf offers 9 holes of pure fun, making it one of the best mini golf experiences around. The park has a variety of options, with adult & junior lessons available and a driving range. If you’re not a fan of golf, then relax on the sidelines with a nice cup of coffee from The Kitchen Club.
The park is open 7:30am-9pm every day and tickets are £4.50 for adults and £3.50 for kids. For more information on this family friendly course, check out their website.
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London
Discover the magic of Harry Potter and take a look an exclusive look at where the films were made.
After filming on the last Harry Potter film had been completed, Warner Bros. decided to keep the sets up that they had been using for the past 10 years. This has now turned into the Warner Bros. Studio Tour, taking you through the most magical moments in the franchise.
The tour includes The Hogwarts Express, The Great Hall and new for 2017, The Forbidden Forest. The tour also includes costumes and special effects from the films and an extensive gift shop with exclusive items, only available from the Studio Tour shop.
Tickets for this amazing journey cost £39.00 for adults and £31.00 for kids, with a family option available and the choice of adding a souvenir guidebook. The tour is very popular and tickets are in high demand so it’s always advised to book your tickets online.
Laser Planet Watford
Battle alongside your comrades in an intense laser war to the death!
Laser Planet Watford offers a brand new, exciting take on the laser tag gaming experience, adding a hi-end feel. Fight it out alongside your friends in team missions or go solo in the free-for-all; it’s up to you.
Each game last for 20 minutes, with the option to add more games once you’ve finished. There is also an option for birthday parties and events, even being available for team building and Christmas parties. After you’ve finished battling it out, they have a café with hot and cold food & drink available.
Opening times are 4-9 Mon-Fri, 10-9 on Sat-Sun and tickets start from £5.50 per game. More information can be found on the Laser Planet website.
Oxygen Freejumping Acton
Imagine if there was a way to improve your health whilst having fun.
Oh wait, there is!
Oxygen Freejumping is a fantastic trampoline park based in Acton. The park features over 150 wall-to-wall trampolines, so you’re never short of a play to bounce. That’s not all; you can also expect to find giant airbags, foam pits, dodgeball courts, obstacle course and performance trampolines.
Don’t worry though; no experience is needed, this place is designed so that anybody can get up and bounce. They also offer various fitness classes and classes aimed specifically at parents & toddlers.
Opening times are 10am-10pm during the week and 9am-9pm on weekends. Prices start from £10.35. Please note it is advised to arrive 30 minutes in advance and there will be a waiver to sign in case of injury. More information can be found on the Oxygen Freejumping website.
For a less physical option, why not try the movies?
Cinema chain Vue has a wonderful complex inside St George’s Shopping & Leisure Centre in Harrow. This state of the art cinema has an impressive 12 screens and has both 2D and 3D capabilities. All screens are fitted with Digital Dolby 6.1 Surround Sound and stepped seating, is there a better way to watch a film?
This cinema is also very accommodating, providing accessible and autism-friendly screenings, subtitled screenings and wheelchair access in every screen. The site opens around 15 minutes before the start of the first film. There are options for food also; featuring a concessions stand so you can stuff your face with sweets and drinks.
Go and check out some of the biggest films of the summer, including Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Cars 3, Wonder Woman, Despicable Me 3 and Spider-Man: Homecoming. Book your tickets online now.
These are just 8 of the multiple things to do around the Harrow area. Check out as many or little as you fancy, I guarantee you’ll love at least one of them.