Brent Heritage Walks and Trails

Queen's Park

From the Royal Agricultural Showground to the Victorian heritage of the surrounding streets, historic architecture and fascinating personalities.

Willesden High Road

Exploring how people from all corners of world have shaped the townscape and contributed to the rich ever-changing history of the area.

Welsh Harp

Exploring the waterfront oasis in the heart of Brent, including fascinating history of the reservoir and its flora and fauna, connecting participants to nature in daily life.

Join us on our Local Heritage adventure

Learn more of Brent’s juicy historical secrets with Local History Walks!

Friendly in-person guided tours, fun do-it-yourself downloadable history trails and inspiring how-to workshops will show you how to step into the stories behind Willesden’s busy high road, the quiet recreational spaces of Queen’s Park and the rural idyll of the Welsh Harp. 

Free activities for all ages throughout the year will encourage local residents to get everyone out and inspired about the area around us.


If you’ve taken part in any of our activities, we will be grateful if you can give us your feedback, collected by Brent Museum and Archives. This will help evaluate the success of the project and develop future activities, to bring heritage, health and well being to all Brent residents. 

“I am delighted and excited about this unique opportunity to be able to bring my knowledge and passion for my local area to a wide audience, and cannot wait to get started!” – Irina

‘I’m very excited to have this opportunity to create fun history trails in my neighbourhood for all to enjoy – especially after the many challenges of this year. I am really looking forward to researching local history and sharing my discoveries with everyone!’ Caroline

Welsh Harp, Brent
Willesden High Road
Salusbury Road Queens Park
Bandstand Queens Park