Out And About
There is plenty to see and do in the area around Willow Tree. The centre is within one of the most comprehensive networks of public footpaths in the UK and there are many beautiful walks through the woodlands and along the nearby canal towpath in Harefield (approx 40 mins walk).
Transport would be required for access to some areas.
The following are just a few suggestions for activities away from Willow Tree.
Hillingdon Outdoor Activity Centre
A range of land and water based activities. Pre-booking is required direct with the centre. Please note sailing and canoeing are not available during school holidays.
Highgrove Indoor Pool
Eastcote Road, Ruislip
Hillingdon Discovery Trails
Short trails at Harefield, Uxbridge
Brunel University Sports Centre
01895 27400 Ext 2500
Denham Country Park and the Grand Union Canal
Ground Work, Colne Valley
Central London is only an hour away by train, tube, bus or coach. As well as the wide variety of attractions there you may wish to consider visiting:
Bekonscot Model Village, Beaconsfield
Bekonscot Model Village website
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Chalfont St. Giles
Chiltern Open Air Museum website
The Guide Heritage Centre at CHQ.
020 7592 1818
020 7435 2202
Pax Lodge website
If you don’t fancy Central London alternatives include:
Thorpe Park, Chertsey
0870 444 4466
Thorpe Park website
0870 504 0404
Hampton Court (famous maze and Tudor kitchens)
020 8781 9500
Historic Royal Palaces website
(this website also covers other historic royal palaces which are well worth a visit including The Tower of London, Kensington Palace, etc.)
It is worth looking at the London Borough of Hillingdon website for information about other events in the area or call Uxbridge Tourist Information on 01895 250600.
You can also head to the Visit London website for news on the latest events into the capital city.
For information on using public transport in the local area you can visit the Transport for London website.