Harlow is a busy town with all you need including great shopping and leisure facilities. There’s plenty of entertainment in the town, with the Harlow Playhouse hosting music, comedy, musicals, ballet, drama and children’s shows. If you’re going out for a meal, the town has many restaurants to choose from, ranging from Chinese to Italian, and the town has a good nightlife with a large choice of pubs and bars.
If you’re going shopping, you’ll be spoilt for choice, with a large range of both well known high street stores and independent shops, and also includes a huge selection at the Harvey Centre, as well as regular markets. Conference centres for business in the town include those at the Park Inn by Radisson Blu Harlow Hotel and That Amazing Place, and Stansted Airport and London City Airport are the closest major airports.
Harlow Car Hire
Wherever you are in Harlow, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Harlow car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
Places to visit in Harlow could include:
On a visit to this Museum you can see interesting collections relating to the town’s history and includes ancient Roman artefacts, along with Tudor, Stuart and Victorian exhibits. There are also temporary exhibitions to see, and the Museum is set in attractive Walled Gardens.
The Gibberd Garden
You can visit this Garden designed by Sir Frederick Gibberd with many interesting and attractive features which include a large collection of sculptures and pottery. In this Grade II listed Garden, you can also enjoy the streams and cascades, a gazebo and a garden with lots of hidden paths.
Harlow Town Park
In this Park and Nature Reserve you can explore the ancient woodland and there are various paths you can take, along with a trail and a guide to refer to, as well an interesting Conservation Centre. In the Park you’ll also find Pets’ Corner with charming farmyard animals, and other features include a bandstand and a skatepark.
Harlow Greyhound Stadium
You can come to Harlow Greyhound Stadium and enjoy a exciting night watching the greyhound racing. During the evening, you can enjoy a meal in one of the eateries at the Stadium, or even book your own private box for you and your friends, and all in a great atmosphere.
Paradise Wildlife Park
A short distance from Harlow is this great Wildlife Park for a fun day out with the family, where you can see a wide variety of fascinating creatures including white lions, cheetahs, tigers, zebras, red pandas, Chinese alligators and Bengal eagle owls. There are also several adventure playgrounds for children to have fun in, and the Park hosts regular shows for children at along with interesting talks about the animals, feeding sessions and bird shows.
Map of Harlow, click the directions icon to open a larger map for driving directions from Harlow to any other location.