Barking Park

ADDRESS
Longbridge Road, IG11 8TA
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OPENING TIMES
Open all hours to pedestrians but some gates are closed at dusk

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Barking ParkBarking Park is the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham's oldest park, opened in 1898. It consists of nearly 30 hectares and includes a 910-metre long lake, ornamental areas, tree lined avenues, playing fields and facilities for boating, bowls and football. Barking Park hosts a number of annual events and activities including the East London Mela, November Fireworks Display and guided walks. Since a dedicated Ranger Service was established in 2008, the park is staffed seven days a week.


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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Barking Tube Station
5 minutes walk
Upney Tube Station
15 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Ilford Railway Station
26 minutes walk

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victory Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Celebration Avenue, E20 | 4 miles from Barking Park
Victory Park sits in the heart of East Village, acting as a 'green lung' for the east London neighbourhood created after the 2012 London Olympics where ... More
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The Jubilee Greenway
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Marshgate Lane, Stratford, E15 | 4.3 miles from Barking Park
The Jubilee Greenway is a flat, almost continuous and straight traffic-free walking and cycling route that carves through London and all the major London 2012 Olympic ... More
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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Olympic Park, E20 | 4.5 miles from Barking Park
A year after the 2012 London Olympic Games, the former Olympic Park re-opened as the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - a site of over 250 acres ... More
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Leisure near Barking Park

Barking Park gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Redbridge Cycling Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Opp Hainault Industrial Estate, Forest Road, Fairlop, Essex, IG6 | 3.9 miles from Barking Park
This 4.5 million state of the art cycling centre built by the London Development Agency opened in August 2008 as the first sporting facility to result ... More
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All Star Lanes, Westfield Stratford City
London > Leisure >
Westfield Stratford City, Stratford, London E20 | 4 miles from Barking Park
This fun bowling alley and restaurant on the second floor of Westfield Stratford City Shopping Centre is a great place for a gang of you to ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Coral Romford Greyhound Stadium
London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
London Road, Romford, RM7 | 4.1 miles from Barking Park
One of the few remaining dog tracks in London, the Romford Greyhound Stadium has a capacity for over 4,300 and is owned by the Gala Coral ... More
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Entertainment near Barking Park

Near Barking Park
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Brick Lane Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Theatres
443 North Woolwich Road, E16 | 3.3 miles from Barking Park
One of London's last surviving traditional music halls.... More
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Stratford Picturehouse
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Gerry Raffles Square, Salway Road, E15 | 3.6 miles from Barking Park
Fitted out to luxury standards, Stratford Picturehouse is one of 20 independent cinemas operated by Picturehouse which also owns Clapham Picturehouse, the Gate Picturehouse, Greenwich Picturehouse, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Theatre Royal Stratford East
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Gerry Raffles Square, E15 | 3.6 miles from Barking Park
Theatre Royal Stratford East opened in 1884 and became the home of the Theatre Workshop Company in 1954. The first performance ever held here was 'Richelieu' ... More
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Sights and Attractions near Barking Park

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Barking Park
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London Pleasure Gardens
London > Attractions > Sights
Royal Victoria Docks, E16 | 3.3 miles from Barking Park
(Unfortunately the London Pleasure Gardens have been put into administration and all future events there have subsequently been cancelled.)Due to open on the Diamond Jubilee weekend, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Firepower - Royal Artillery Museum
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Royal Arsenal, SE18 | 3.5 miles from Barking Park
From sling-shot to missile, this museum traces the evolution of artillery and really is explosive in content. Housing Europe's widest variety of historic and modern ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Town Hall, Stratford
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
29 Broadway, E15 | 3.6 miles from Barking Park
Once described as the 'finest building in Essex', the Grade II listed Old Town Hall in Stratford has been restored to full Victorian splendour with particular ... More
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Shopping near Barking Park

The best shops and markets near Barking Park
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Tiger
London > Shopping >
Unit 45-46, The Mall, Stratford, Stratford, London E15 | 3.7 miles from Barking Park
The Swedish lifestyle store Tiger proves that cheap and cheerful can stylish too. Doing for interiors, toys and kitchen gadgets what IKEA has done for furniture, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Grocer, London City Island
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
London City Island, E14 | 4.1 miles from Barking Park
A one-stop-shop combining espresso bar, deli restaurant and grocery store, The Grocer gives London City Island residents a place to eat, enjoy morning coffee and pick ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bottle Apostle East Village
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Unit 7.2, 3-4 West Park Walk, E20 | 4.3 miles from Barking Park
Bottle Apostle is a lovely independent wine retailer where you get expert advice and the chance to try before you buy using self-serve enomatic wine ... More
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Restaurants near Barking Park

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Yi-Ban
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road, E16 | 3 miles from Barking Park
Lost in the bleak and beautiful wasteland of the Docklands business parks - a super-modern expanse of smooth concrete and still water - this restaurant ... More
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Randy's Wing Bar
London > Restaurants >
Canal Side Here East, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, E15 | 3.4 miles from Barking Park
Best friends Richard Thacker and Andy Watts, the first international competitors to be invited to the annual Buffalo Chicken Wing Festival in ... More
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Kasturi Restaurant - Leytonstone
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
146 High Road Leytonstone, E15 | 3.5 miles from Barking Park
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
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Education near Barking Park

Near Barking Park
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University of Greenwich
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 5.5 miles from Barking Park
The main University of Greenwich campus boasts a picturesque setting on a World Heritage Site on the banks of the River Thames within three baroque buildings ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 5.9 miles from Barking Park
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 6.9 miles from Barking Park
Connexions is a countrywide information and advisory service for 13-19 year olds and people with special learning needs or disabilities under 25. They offer an array ... More
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Leisure near Barking Park

Barking Park gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Redbridge Cycling Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Opp Hainault Industrial Estate, Forest Road, Fairlop, Essex, IG6 | 3.9 miles from Barking Park
This 4.5 million state of the art cycling centre built by the London Development Agency opened in August 2008 as the first sporting facility to result ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Westfield Stratford City
London > Leisure >
Westfield Stratford City, Stratford, London E20 | 4 miles from Barking Park
This fun bowling alley and restaurant on the second floor of Westfield Stratford City Shopping Centre is a great place for a gang of you to ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victory Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Celebration Avenue, E20 | 4 miles from Barking Park
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Pubs near Barking Park

The best pubs near London Barking Park.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King Eddie's
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
47 Stratford Broadway, E15 | 3.6 miles from Barking Park
A gastropub East End style - and that doesn't mean organic, corn-fed jellied eels and a gang of smoke ventilation engineers. The team behind King Eddie's ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King Eddie's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Stratford Broadway, E15 | 3.6 miles from Barking Park
A gastropub East End style - and that doesn't mean organic, corn-fed jellied eels and a gang of smoke ventilation engineers. The team behind King Eddie's ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Leyton Star
London > Nightlife > Pubs
116 High Road, E15 | 4 miles from Barking Park
A pub with a golden palm tree and eight private heated cabanas in the garden, The Leyton Star is the revitalised ... More
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Nightlife near Barking Park

Barking Park clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Roof East
London > Nightlife > Bars
Level 8 Stratford Multi-storey Car Park, Great Eastern Way, Stratford, London E15 | 3.7 miles from Barking Park
On floors seven and eight, at the top of a multi-storey car park in Stratford, Roof East ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bridge
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
28 Hancock Road, E3 | 4.3 miles from Barking Park
From the team behind mega club Studio 338 , The Bridge is a multi-room club located between Bow and Hackney Wick. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
NY-LON
London > Nightlife > Bars
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 4.5 miles from Barking Park
Enjoy the luxuries of a first class travel lounge without leaving terra firma at NY-LON, a swish bar in the entertainment district of The O2. The ... More
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Meeting venue hire near Barking Park

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Barking Park.
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ExCeL London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 3.3 miles from Barking Park
A stunning architectural achievement, gigantic amounts of floor space accompanied by shops, bars and hotels, London’s purpose built exhibition centre, opened in 2000, is an exciting ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The O2
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 4.5 miles from Barking Park
The second most embarrassing legacy of Tony Blair's time in government struggled for years to find a role after the millennium show shut up shop. It's ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Museum of London Docklands
London > Business > Venue Hire
No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 5.3 miles from Barking Park
In keeping with its waterside location, the Museum of London Docklands focuses on the history of the East End with particular emphasis on the River Thames ... More
 
 

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Professor Stephen Hawking opens the year-long Belief and Beyond Belief festival appearing at an exclusive event marking his 75th birthday ...More

 
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