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Things to do in Harlow

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Bakery
“Mayfield Bakery believes in good, wholesome food, traditionally made without the use of unnecessary preservatives and colourings. Theyuse the very best ingredients and from the closest source, keeping food miles to a minimum and the impact on the environment as small as possible. Whether you are looking for the very best quality bread for yourself, for a gift, or you’d just like to try something different, why not come and see what they offer. They also have a wonderful patisserie chef making Tarte au Citron; chocolate ganache tarts; some fabulous cheesecakes; as well as delicious Tarte au Pomme. There is also a farm shop with a gorgeous cheese room, Belgian chocolates, and tea from Tea Nation to name a few wonderfully unique products. With social lunches and afternoon teas, or whether you would like the space for a private event, there is lots to choose from.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Nature
“The Gibberd Garden is an inspirational and fascinating Grade II listed garden. Created between 1957 and 1984 by Sir Frederick Gibberd, Master Planner of Harlow New Town and leading post-war architect, it is acknowledged to be one of the most important 20th century gardens in the country.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“lovely park with lots of woodland, a lake and great for hill jogging look out for summer fares or November firework displays, bands and weekly organised 3 mile Park runs on Saturdays at 9am (you will need a bar code) - go to Parkrun.co.uk”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“It has great performances by celebs with live musicals, shows, comedians and local talent from various performing arts and schools in the area. It also has great pantomime's with well known celebrities.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
  • 1 local recommends
Gym
“Very local to the town centre and has many sports activities plus easy to get to.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“great for a filling unlimited breakfast, very cheap and close to Harlow Town station ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
Car Rental
Meal Takeaway
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“They do great burgers & hot dogs! Here you will find other restaurants, bars, coffee shops, banks with many ATM's and the ASDA superstore. There is also a Henry Moore gallery situated within the Harlow Council Offices where you will see sculptures and paintings of his work.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
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“Close to our BnB for breakfast, lunch & dinner and also has a restaurant bar. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Portuguese Restaurant
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Top restaurants

Restaurant
“great for a filling unlimited breakfast, very cheap and close to Harlow Town station ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Kebab Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Meal Takeaway
“They do great burgers & hot dogs! Here you will find other restaurants, bars, coffee shops, banks with many ATM's and the ASDA superstore. There is also a Henry Moore gallery situated within the Harlow Council Offices where you will see sculptures and paintings of his work.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Close to our BnB for breakfast, lunch & dinner and also has a restaurant bar. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Portuguese Restaurant
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

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