Barking Park

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Longbridge Road, IG11 8TA
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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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    Holiday Inn Express London Newbury Park
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel from 58 39% off
    713 Eastern Ave, IG2 | 2.2 miles from Barking Park
    This bright, modern hotel is part of the Holiday Inn's Express line which offer a cheaper alternative to their standard hotels. Although out in the suburbs ... More
    Sunborn London
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 85 34% off
    Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 3.4 miles from Barking Park
    Staying at this modern water-borne hotel is like going on a cruise without leaving the city. Moored at Royal Victoria Dock, the riverside location is picturesque ... More
    Crowne Plaza London Docklands
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 66 26% off
    Western Gateway, E16 | 3.7 miles from Barking Park
    The Crowne Plaza Docklands is the main hotel for the giant ExCel Centre. It's a great place to stay if you're visiting a conference or exhibition, ... More
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    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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    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
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    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
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    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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    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
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    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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    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
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    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
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    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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    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
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    Elevator Gallery
    London > Shopping > Art and Design
    Mother Studios, Queens Yard, White Post Lane, E9 | 4.7 miles from Barking Park
    Elevator Gallery is a contemporary artist-run space in Hackney Wick, London and is housed in the attic of a former chocolate factory, above Mother Studios. Curators ... More
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    London Centre for Book Arts
    London > Shopping > Art and Design
    Unit 18, SPACE Studios, Britannia Works, Dace Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 4.7 miles from Barking Park
    Everyone, from beginners to professionals, can learn the disappearing artform of book art at the London Centre for Book Arts, a unique place where people can ... More
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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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    Kasturi Restaurant - Leytonstone
    London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
    146 High Road Leytonstone, E15 | 3.5 miles from Barking Park
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    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
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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
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    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
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    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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    Opp Hainault Industrial Estate, Forest Road, Fairlop, Essex, IG6 | 3.9 miles from Barking Park
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    London > Leisure >
    Westfield Stratford City, Stratford, London E20 | 4 miles from Barking Park
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    King Eddie's
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    47 Stratford Broadway, E15 | 3.6 miles from Barking Park
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    King Eddie's
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    47 Stratford Broadway, E15 | 3.6 miles from Barking Park
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    The Gun
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    27 Coldharbour, Docklands, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 4.9 miles from Barking Park
    This 250-year-old pub was a sailor's favourite, home to smugglers and site of secret trysts between Lord Nelson and Emma Hamilton. Closed down by ... More
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    Proud2 at The O2
    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    The O2 Arena Peninsula Square, Greenwich, SE10 | 4.5 miles from Barking Park
    In the sad shell of the Millennium Dome, a superclub was born, going by the name of Proud2. Sporting one of the world's most powerful audio ... More
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    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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    The Fringe
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Swan Wharf, Old Ford Lock, E3 | 4.6 miles from Barking Park
    A pop up private members' club in a former Victorian stable in Swan Wharf, a 100-metre walk from the Olympic Park, The Fringe is the place ... More
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    ExCel London Exhibition Centre
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 3.5 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
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    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
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    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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