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Leisure Activities
  • Ruislip Woods Is one of the oldest woodland areas in London set in 726 acres. The woods are a National Nature Reserve and have a large complex of structurally diverse and species-rich ancient woodland. The Woods (Park Wood, Copse Wood, Mad Bess Wood and Bayhurst Wood where there are picnic facilities) have one of the most extensive oak/hornbeam coppice woods in southeast England. The site also includes acid and neutral grassland, ponds, streams and marshland.
  • Ruislip Lido was established some 200 years ago as a canal reservoir and with its beach and 12 inch gauge railway which borders the perimeter is immensely popular with local people.
  • Ruislip Lido railway if you fancy a train ride or indeed learning how to drive a train. Look no further as Britains longest 12 inch narrow gauge railway Ruislip Lido Railway is on our doorstep.
  • Eastcote House Gardens Eastcote House Gardens are a lovely area to walk through to escape the noise and bustle of everyday life.
    The original house is believed to have been built since before 1507 and was the ancestral home of the Hawtrey-Deane family from 1527 to 1930.
    The local authority purchased the site in 1938 to protect its historical architecture.
    The dovecote, walled garden and Coach House all remain but sadly the house was pulled down some years ago for fear of death watch beetle.
  • Highgrove House Sadly it is no longer possible to tour the house which was rebuilt in the 1870s after a fire damaged most of the original structure. Highgrove House is said to have been the home of the Queen of Sweden during WW1 and also the place where Sir Winston and Clementine Churchill spent their honeymoon.
  • Joel Street Allotments Grow your own and meet similar like minded people.
  • WRAP Watford Recycling Arts Project. Take left-over waste from industry and pass it on to schools, groups, individuals for art projects. Occupies a unit in Ryefield Crescent (mainly the back rooms of the old DIY shop).
Schools and Education
Fitnesss clubs
  • Highgrove Swimming Pool and Gym boasts a 33 metre pool with disabled hoist, dance and spinning studios.
  • The Northwood Club Facilities include a dedicated and Visual "Spinning" Studio, a swimming pool and a Sauna/Steam Room.
  • The Body Studio pursuing our policy of offering the best possible value for money, state of the art equipment and a great atmosphere puts this studio above all training venues.
Sport clubs
  • Northwood Football club is affectionately known as the 'Woods' The first team plays in the Evo-Stick South, East Division.  They also have a reserve and an under 18 team which all play to a high standard of football.
  • Ruislip Rugby Club If rugby is your forte Ruislip Rugby Club runs five senior teams running from "Vets" to under 18's, nine Junior teams ranging from under 17's to under 13's and six Mini teams ranging from under 12's to under 7's.
  • Northwood Bowls Clubs Two bowling clubs (a mens club and a Ladies club) that share the same green.  Certainly no sexism here as the clubs play against each other in internal matches, and support each other in external events.
  • Haste Hill Golf Club designed by Harry Colt and opened in 1926 this municipal course with Club House and bar is popular.
  • Northwood Golf Club Founded in 1891 this course with wooded and rolling fairways is a great challenge to golfers of all ages.
  • Pinner Hill Golf Club opened in 1927 this 18 hole course set in Oakland is a real challenge to any committed golfer.
  • Moor Park Golf and Country Club opened in 1923 has two championship courses designed by Harry Colt and has hosted both the PGA Championships and the Bob Hope Classic.  It also boasts a magnificent Club house which is a popular location for weddings and other functions.
  • Northwood Tennis Club  Located in Pines Close, off Frithwood Avenue, Northwood nTennnis Club has been providing tennis facilities since 1901. It is a friendly club catering for a variety of standards of play among its members.
  • Eastcote Lawn Tennis Club has 3 Astro and 3 macadam courts 4 of which are floodlit.  There are 5 ladies teams, 5 mens teams as well as a thriving junior section.  They also have a bar.
  • Northwood Town Cricket Club has a fun and vibrant atmosphere and runs three Saturday X1s, a Sunday X1 and a mid-week 20/20 team.
  • Eastcote Cricket Club plays in the Middlesex league (one down from County standard!) and as well as running a first, second and third X1 also runs a number of colts teams for different age groups.
  • Ruislip & Northwood BSAC is a local branch of the British Sub Aqua Club. They meet at Highgrove pool on Thursday evenings.
  • Northwood Lawn Tennis Club providing Tennis Facilities to members since 1901.
Scout groups
  • 1st Northwood Scout Group provides Scouting opportunities for boys, girls and adults from age 6 upwards in the area of Northwood (HA6 postcode), in the London Borough of Hillingdon, North West London.
  • 2nd Northwood Scout Group gives opportunity for young people to meet and interact with other young people from different backgrounds, both nationally and internationally.
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