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Things to do in Havering

Large east London borough on the outskirts of the city

Known for...   Langtons House, The Diver, Rainham Hall and Upminster Windmill and Tithe Barn



 

  Attractions

Warley Place FREE

Beautiful woodland in an interesting and historic location.
Great Warley Street
Brentwood
CM13 3JF

Recommended by John Paul Anastasiadis, Romford

 

Valence House And Museum FREE

Medieval manor house partially surrounded by a moat, now a local museum with exhibitions on history and life in Barking and Dagenham.
Becontree Avenue
Dagenham
RM8 3HT

 

Langtons House

Grade II Listed 18th Century manor house.
Billet Lane
Hornchurch
RM11 1XJ

01708433481

 

Upminster Windmill

Built in 1803 as a smock mill, now a Grade II* listed building with visitor centre.
The Mill Field
St. Marys Lane
Upminster
RM14 2QL

 

Upminster Tithe Barn And Museum Of Nostalgia

15th century tithe barn and museum of agricultural, domestic and craft exhibits.
Hall Lane
Upminster
RM14 1AU

01708500600

 
 

  Children's Activities

Owls Play Centre

Indoor soft play centre.
Forest Road
Fairlop Waters
Barkingside
IG6 3HN

02085009669

 

Timbuk2

Unrivalled entertainment for your children. From the baby ball parks, massive climbing frame, huge slides, indoor football pitch.
Folkes Farm, Folkes Lane
Upminster
Essex
RM14 1TH

01277222550

Recommended by Kathleen, Martins corner
“It's just a fun filled place where kids can just play n have fun n parents can join in if they want to. Also they have a little cafe in there so u can sit down and have dinner after.”

 
 

  Museums

Havering Museum

Local history museum on the site of the old Romford Brewery.
19-21 High Street
Romford
RM1 1JU

01708766571

 
 

  Parks

Fairlop Waters Country Park FREE

Large country park with a variety of leisure and recreation facilities to enjoy.
Forest Road
Barkingside
Essex
IG6 3HN

 

Grenfell Park FREE

Lying next to the YMCA at Roneo Corner this parkland runs alongside the River Rom.
Edison Close
Hornchurch
RM12 4DV

 

Havering Country Park FREE

Large country park with good mixture of grassland and woodland. Formerly part of the estate of Havering Palace.
Pinewood Road
Havering-Atte-Bower
RM4 1PB

 

Harrow Lodge Park FREE

Harrow Lodge is one of the largest parks in the borough and also one of the most popular due to the facilities provided.
Hornchurch Road
Hornchurch
RM11 1JR

 

Raphael Park FREE

A large landscaped park originally designed by Sir Humphrey Repton, consisting of a lake, sports facilities, café and play site.
Main Road
Romford
RM2 5EB

Recommended by Emma Stephens, Romford

 

Collier Row Recreation Ground FREE

This is a pleasant local park and play site, including a multi-use games area.
Collier Row Road
Collier Row
RM5 2BD

 

Cottons Park FREE

This is a large, well used, urban park on the edge of Romford Town Centre catering for all ages.
Cottons Approach
Romford
RM7 7AA

 

Warley Place Nature Reserve FREE

This 25 acre reserve is the site of a house and once famous Edwardian gardens belonging to Ellen Willmott.
Brentwood
Essex
CM13 3JE

 

Queens Theatre Green FREE

Situated on the edge of Hornchurch Town Centre this green is a good location to relax. It is also a popular venue for events.
Billet Lane
Hornchurch
RM11 1AX

 

Bedfords Park Visitor Centre FREE

Set in the stunning grounds of Bedfords Park, the nature reserve affords fantastic views over London and into Kent.
Broxhill Road
Havering-atte-Bower
Essex
RM4 1QH

 

King Georges Playing Field FREE

Running alongside the River Rom this flat area of grassland is ideal for both informal and formal recreation.
Eastern Avenue
Collier Row
RM7 7PN

 

Bedfords Park FREE

Once a privately owned estate, this is one of Havering’s largest parks and has achieved Green Flag status since 2007.
Lower Bedfords Road
Rise Park
RM1 4DG

 

Lawns Park FREE

Mainly laid to grass this park is known for its scenic views of the capital and surrounding countryside.
Mashiters Hill
Collier Row
RM1 4TL

 

Suttons Parkway FREE

Lying behind St Georges Hospital this area of park, running alongside the River Ingrebourne is part of the Ingrebourne Valley.
Hacton Drive
Hornchurch
RM12 6DP

 

Hornchurch Country Park FREE

Large country park that has a good mix of heritage and ecology. The park was awarded gold in the Best Country Park category.
Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch
RM12 6TS

 

Dagnam Park FREE

Known locally as The Manor, this extensive parkland covers open fields, mature woodland and established ponds.
Settle Road
Harold Hill
RM3 9XR

 

Hylands Park FREE

An urban park situated in the middle of residential housing having achieved Green Flag status since 2008.
Osbourne Road
Hornchurch
RM11 1HA

 

Central Park FREE

An extensive parkland of open fields and undulating woodland providing opportunities for pleasant walks and bird watching.
Petersfield Avenue
Harold Hill
RM3 9PB

 

Langtons Gardens FREE

A very popular and well loved historical garden located in the middle of Hornchurch.
Billet Lane
Hornchurch
RM11 1AX

 

Rise Park FREE

A pleasant area of grassland, with football pitches and a children’s play site. There is a summer meadow and stream.
Beauly Way
Rise Park
RM1 4XH

 

Gaynes Parkway FREE

A linear open space running alongside the River Ingrebourne and is part of the Ingrebourne Valley.
Hacton Lane
Hornchurch
RM14 2NL

 

Haynes Park FREE

A large urban park used for both formal and informal recreation. Facilities include a children’s play site, multi-use games court.
Slewins Lane
Hornchurch
RM11 2BU

 

Harold Wood Park FREE

A large park which has achieved Green Flag status since 2009. A grid of footpaths provides the opportunity for circular walks.
Squirrels Heath Road
Harold Wood
RM3 0LX

 

Lodge Farm Park FREE

A busy park just on the edge of Romford Town Centre and can be used as the start of a route through Raphael Park to Bedford Park.
Main Road
Romford
RM2 5JB

 

St Andrews Park FREE

Popular with the local community, including schools and college, this park has achieved Green Flag status since 2010.
Burnway
Hornchurch
RM11 3SQ

 

Hainault Forest Country Park FREE

Large forest park with woodlands and a variety of activities to enjoy.
Fox Burrow Road
Chigwell
Essex
IG7 4QN

 

Eastbrookend Country Park FREE

Former sand & gravel quarry, now a country park comprising open grassland, woodlands, marsh and lakes.
The Chase, off Dagenham Road
Dagenham
RM7 0SS

02082272332

 
 

  Bowling

Namco Funscape

Ten-pin bowling centre.
1st Floor Romford
The Brewery
Essex
RM1 1AU

01708732237

 
 

  Cinema

Cineworld Crawley

Multi-screen cinema.
Crawley Leisure Park
London Road
RH10 8LR

03303334444

 

Vue Cinema Romford

Multi-screen cinema.
Waterloo Road
Romford
RM1 1AU

03453084620

 
 

  Golf

Risebridge (Havering) Golf Club

Golf Club.
Risebridge Chase
Lower Bedfords
Romford
Essex
RM1 4DE

 

Upminster Golf Club

Upminster Golf Club is an 18 hole, picturesque parkland course on high ground sloping down to the small River Ingrebourne that meanders its way through the lower part of the course on its way to join the Thames.
114 Hall Lane
Upminster
Essex
RM14 1AU

 

Hainault Forest Golf Club

Golf Club.
Chigwell Row
Hainault
Essex
IG7 4QW

 
 

  Leisure centres

Hornchurch Sports Centre

Offers a variety of sports and activities to the local community.
Harrow Lodge Park
Hornchurch Road
Hornchurch
RM11 1JU

01708454135

 

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