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7 Local attractions in Acton

1. Gunnersbury Park

Recognised by English Heritage as one of the most important parks in the country. Jointly owned by Ealing and Hounslow Councils its facilities include ornamental gardens, golf course, tennis courts, football and cricket pitches.

2. Gunnersbury Park Museum

This delightful Regency building became the first country residence of the famous Rothschild banking family in 1835. It's now a museum, which collects and displays the history of the whole of Ealing borough (also Hounslow) in a range of temporary exhibitions.

3. Acton Park

This is one of the borough's main parks. Facilities include tennis courts, bowling green and pavilion, multi-use games area and playground.

4. Acton Memorial Library

The library stock includes a wide range of books including large print collection, audio books. Regular author talks and children’s activities take place.

5. Acton Market

A wide variety of goods on sale including arts, crafts, jewellery, cards and clothes, and farmers market stalls selling fresh produce.

6. Reynolds Sports Centre

The new centre has a large gym along with sports hall and dance studio.

7. London Transport Museum Depot

The London Transport Museum stores 370,000 items at 'The Depot' in Acton. For more information go to the London Transport Museum website.

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