Harrow, situated in Greater London, is one of the major metropolitan suburbs in the area. The area is most well known for Harrow School, which was once attended by Winston Churchill as well as Indian Prime Minister Nehru. The University of Westminster is also located in Harrow. Visitors will find that it is quite easy to access Harrow due to the range of public transportation options. In addition, there are numerous restaurants and eateries as well as entertainment options. A variety of accommodation options also exist within the local area as well.
Harrow is located in the city of London in the Borough of Harlow. The town is located within the northwestern part of London. The word Harrow dates back to the Anglo Saxon times and it actually means "sacred grove". The town of Harrow is located about twelve miles north west of Charing Cross. The town of Harrow is one of the main metropolitan centres within the area of London. The town of Harrow is very popular for its school and Winston Churchill attended this school. The school, Harrow County School has long had a tradition of excellent teaching staff and well educated pupils. Harrow also is home to a large campus that forms part of the University of Westminster and this is located close to Northwick Park Hospital.
The town of Harrow has a very strong transport network. The town is served by the main Metropolitan Railway Line which is part of the London Underground. There are also National Rail services offered by London Midlands, Chiltern Railways and also Southern Railways.
The town centre of Harrow features a major bus station that is next to one of the railway stations therefore this serves as an important hub for buses within this area. There are a vast number of routes to the western and northern parts of London.
The village of Harrow is twinned with the French area of Douai. Harrow has a vast number of parks and green open spaces. Harrow has a wide range of thriving businesses that includes a wide range of shops and other facilities.