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Milk it in Willesden

This up-and-coming enclave of north-west London is close to the affluent neighbourhoods of Queen's Park and Kensal Rise.

Brent Museum on the High Street tells the story of how Willesden was transformed after the arrival of the Metropolitan Line in 1879. Discover how milk was transported from Willesden's dairies to central London by express train.

Nearby Gladstone Park, named after the former Liberal prime minister, features walled flower gardens, a gallery and a Holocaust memorial.

Sample vodka and gin at Bimber Distillery

Looking for a unique drinks experience? Enjoying pride of place at the Nearby Bimber Distillery are two copper stills, which produce some of the cleanest vodka, gin and whisky you'll find anywhere.

Learn all about the history and production of the distillery's handcrafted vodkas, classic London dry gin and single malt whisky - and try before you buy of course.

See a show at Wembley Arena

The UK's flagship music venue is 3 miles from Willesden. See the biggest names in pop, from Jason Derulo to Noel Gallagher. The arena also hosts the top TV spin-off events, including the Strictly and X Factor live tours, as well as Disney on Ice spectaculars and indoor sports events.

Looking for a cheap hotel Near Willesden? Travelodge London Cricklewood Hotel is less than 2 miles away. Travelodge London Wembley Hotel and Travelodge London Wembley High Road Hotel are also close by, perfect for gigs at the arena.