What to do and see in Uxbridge, United Kingdom (UK): The Best Places and Tips

October 21, 2017 Almeta Stockton

Uxbridge (/ˈʌksbrɪdʒ/) is a town in west London, England, and the administrative headquarters of the London Borough of Hillingdon. Fifteen miles (24.1 km) west-northwest of Charing Cross, it is one of the major metropolitan centres identified in the London Plan. Uxbridge historically formed part of the parish of Hillingdon in the county of Middlesex, and was a significant local commercial centre from an early time. As part of the suburban growth of London in the 20th century it expanded and increased in population, becoming a municipal borough in 1955, and has formed part of Greater London since 1965. It is a significant retail and commercial centre, and is the location of Brunel University and the Uxbridge campus of Buckinghamshire New University. The town is close to the boundary with Buckinghamshire, which is locally the River Colne.
Restaurants in Uxbridge

1. Battle of Britain Bunker

11 Group Operations Room Wren Avenue | off St Andrews Road, Uxbridge UB10 0FD, England +44 1895 238154
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5 based on 228 reviews

Battle of Britain Bunker

The only original Battle of Britain RAF Fighter Group Operations Room open to the public. The Operations Room, in reality a series of rooms on 2 levels some 60 feet (18m) underground, is reached via 76 steps. The plotting room with its large map table, squadron display boards, balloon and weather states, is exactly how it was when Winston Churchill visited on 15th September 1940

Reviewed By DAVIDMS20050 - Emsworth, United Kingdom

Amazing WW2 RAF Bunker where the busiest sector number 11 under Keith Park [later Sir] where the squadrons based at Northolt, Tangmere, Biggin Hill and Kenley etc. won the Battle Of Britain. Brilliant account of the Battle from August to October 1940 by a great volunteer. The 1939 air conditioning still works, see where, despite the odds with the right men, aircraft [mainly the Hurricane & Spitfire], early radar and the Observer Corps the Battle was one against the Nazi Luftwaffe. Good little museum too with WW2 artefacts, models, photos, paintings and history of this only recently closed RAF Station. Well worth the suggested £3 donation, loos but no café [yet?] and definitely not for the disabled or infirm as lots of stairs down to reinforced concrete bunker 60 feet under Uxbridge`s soil . Very, very good. See also where Winston Churchill learnt on 1st September 1940 that there were no more reserves.

2. Hillingdon Trail

Hillingdon, Uxbridge HA4 6PW, England
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4.5 based on 29 reviews

Hillingdon Trail

Reviewed By J150505 - London, United Kingdom

The Hillingdon Trail is extensive. My favorite route is to start from Ruislip Lido and to join the Trail at the entrance to Mad Bess Wood which is half way up Ducks Hill Road. The Trail takes you through Mad Bess Wood, then Bayhurst Wood and on to Harefield. You can then drop down to the canal, walk back up to Hill End Village and on to the boundary with Hertfordshire, about half a mile from Rickmansworth Aquadrome. We walked through the Aquadrome to Rickmansworth Town Centre and returned on the Metropolitan Underground Line. This particular walk is about 8 miles long and goes through beautiful countryside including woods and along a canal.

3. Fassnidge Park

Rockingham Parade, Uxbridge UB8 2UW, England +44 1895 556000
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4 based on 31 reviews

Fassnidge Park

Reviewed By Aman K - Uxbridge, United Kingdom

This is an awesome little parked tucked away in Uxbridge
Well maintained
Tennis courts
5 a side football pitch
Skatepark
Water park - for the little ones
An cool cafe
And the normal children's park bits such as swings and slides
A few picnic tables too
I'm not aware of any parking
It's worth a visit

4. The Pavilions Shopping Centre

18 Chequers Square | High Street, Uxbridge UB8 1LN, England +44 1895 233926
Excellent
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3.5 based on 42 reviews

The Pavilions Shopping Centre

Reviewed By Michael B - London, United Kingdom

This centre has a relatively good selection of shops given the size of town that Uxbridge is and the fact there is an intu shopping centre just around the corner

5. intu Uxbridge

High Street, Uxbridge UB8 1GE, England +44 1895 819400
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3.5 based on 54 reviews

intu Uxbridge

Intu Uxbridge - Your kind of shopping. We love to hear your views, opinions and thoughts on all things shopping, celebrity, fashion and news - especially when it’s about intu Uxbridge. We’re as passionate about retail as you, but sometimes we have to go home too. Housing 76 stores, we feel we have everything you'll need.

Reviewed By sheepygold - london

This is the posh shopping centre in Uxbridge with a Debenhams and a host of more upmarket and designer shops than the other shopping centre across the road. Very pleasant to walk around and it is huge. Very good for a local high street if you can't be bothered traveling to Oxford Street or Westfield.

6. Court Park

Park Lodge Parkway | Hillingdon, Uxbridge UB10 9JX, England
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3.5 based on 15 reviews

Court Park

Reviewed By AlGMayfield - London, United Kingdom

Amazing historic park,unfortunately the tennis courts are getting ruined by the private school using them as a football pitch and the professional dog walkers using them as a dog walking cage, fouling up the area, disgusting!! That aside beautiful place.

7. St Marys Church

28 Countess Close, Uxbridge UB9 6DL, England +44 1895 825960
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4.5 based on 5 reviews

St Marys Church

Reviewed By kamaldeep101 - Greater London, United Kingdom

Hi, sadly my first visit to this church was for a friends funeral.
Some churches are Abit cold and stony looking inside, but I was impressed by the inside of this lovely church. It was lovely inside, the pews had nice soft Seating.
The windows were beautful with the detailing and it was warm in the church .
Parking is down the lane which leads to the church, it can get Abit busy.

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