Harfield Village is a quaint little quarter of the city with a vibrant history. It has a proudly preserved community feel. It's a village of daytime pram-pushers, rush-hour commuters, and evening craft beer connoisseurs.
Take a walk through the narrow alleys, back streets and parks and experience the increasingly trendy Harfield Village through the eyes of a local.
Second Avenue, Princes Park, Hampstead Park
Start on the corner of 2nd Avenue and Surrey Rd. From Harfield Station, exit to Worcester Rd and turn left. Then right into Surrey.
Places to stop along the way:
Cafeen, Princes Park, Hampstead Vegetable Garden, Village Cafe
Best time to walk:
Late afternoon, when the shadows are long.
We do keep the streets quite safe around here, but always be aware of your surroundings, as well as traffic on narrow roads one-ways.
Allow at least an hour for this walk, as there are lots of stops along the way.
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