Harrow has more than 60 areas of parkland and open space covering more than 400 hectares. These include recreation grounds, ornamental parks and areas of countryside. One fifth of this vibrant borough is green belt land and the beautiful open spaces and parks which characterise the area are testament to this.
The Green Flag Award scheme is the benchmark national standard for parks and green spaces in the UK.Managed by the Civic Trust, it recognises and rewards the best green and open spaces in the country.Having Green Flag status ensures the high level of quality against which our parks and green spaces are measured and is seen as a way of encouraging high environmental standards. Harrow has five Green Flag parks, find out more here.