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Things to do in Northwood

Leafy London borough north west of the city centre, originally an historic forest hamlet and now a relatively affluent residential area and home to the joint military Northwood Headquarters

Are you looking for some new things to do in Northwood? We've got plenty of suggestions and great ideas for you and interesting places to go in your leisure time.

Known for...   Ruislip Woods National Nature Reserve and Northwood Hills


Did you know...

  • Much of the outdoors filming of The Good Life, a popular comedy series in the 1970s, took place in Northwood - even though the characters were supposed to be based in Surbiton.
  • It is believed that Elton John first performed publically at the Northwood Hills pub in 1965, when he was just 15 years old and performing under his real name of Reg Dwight. The pub is pictured on the 1975 Captain Fantastic album sleeve.



 

  Attractions

Oxhey Woods Sculpture Trail FREE

Follow the trail of wooden sculptures through Oxhey Woods Local Nature Reserve.
Eastbury
Northwood
HA6 3EY

 

Ruislip Lido FREE

Stunning and historic 60 acre lake complete with sandy beaches, extensive play areas and cafe restaurant.
Reservoir Road
Ruislip
HA4 7TY

Recommended by Anne Middlebrook, Watford

 

The Ruislip Lido Railway

The line runs through the woodlands skirting the lake from Woody Bay Station beside the beach, all the way round to Ruislip Lido.
Reservoir Road
Ruislip
HA4 7TY

01895622595

 
 

  Golf

Sandy Lodge Golf Club

Golf Club.
Sandy Lodge Lane
Northwood
Middlesex
HA6 2JD

 

Northwood Golf Club

Golf Club.
Rickmansworth Road
Northwood
Middlesex
HA6 2QW

 

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