Northwood Area Guide
Northwood is hard to beat for family-friendly commuter convenience in a glorious green setting. Our coverage focuses on the immediate Northwood area, including Pinner, Pinner Hill and Northwood Hills.
Northwood’s popular residential areas include Old Northwood, whose pretty Edwardian homes were built in the wake of the Metropolitan Line’s arrival, and the exclusive estates at Moor Park, Copse Wood, Gatehill and Pinner Hill, with their gracious period and modern houses. The absolute prime addresses are Astons Road, Moor Park, and Linksway, where you will find a fine array of truly aspirational statement homes.
The area is dotted with a plethora of golf courses, including the Moor Park, Northwood, Haste Hill, Pinner Hill, Sandy Lodge and Batchworth Golf Clubs; the adjoining Oxhey Woods and Copse Wood add to the leafy backdrop, while to the west is a stunning succession of lakes, making this the perfect place for outdoor pursuits. The largely popular health club Riverside (Virgin Active) is one of the highlights of the area, where members have access to a plethora of sports & health based activities such as the gym, swimming pool, sauna, steam room, bar and restaurant area as well as a large number of indoor and outdoor tennis courts.
Travelwise, the M1 lies a few miles to the east whilst Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton and Stansted Airports are all speedily accessible via the M25.
Northwood’s schooling, both state and private, is highly regarded; the major draws include St Helen’s School and Northwood College for girls; and St Martin’s, St John’s and Merchant Taylors Schools for boys.