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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  • Visitor Information

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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Hotels near Barking Park

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Holiday Inn Express London Newbury Park London
Holiday Inn Express London Newbury Park
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel from 58 25% 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
Ramada Hotel & Suites London Docklands London
Ramada Hotel & Suites London Docklands
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 44 34% off
Excel Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 3.1 miles from Barking Park
Set in an idyllic waterfront location, the Ramada Docklands offers four-star facilities in an impressive new contemporary development. Set in the heart of the London Docklands ...More
ibis London Barking London
ibis London Barking
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 31 21% off
Highbridge Road, IG11 | 15 minutes from Barking Park
Whether you want to zip down the North Circular to London City Airport, or drive for ten minutes along Newham Way to get to the Excel ...More
The Greenway London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Greenway
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Marshgate Lane, Stratford, E15 | 4.3 miles from Barking Park
The Greenway is a flat, almost continuous and straight traffic-free walking and cycling route that carves through East London and the Olympic Park at high level, ...More
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Victoria Park London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Grove Road, Tower Hamlets, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 5.5 miles from Barking Park
One of London's best kept secrets, Victoria Park is a fantastic place to spend an afternoon. The city's first public park, it was opened in the ...More
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Redbridge Cycling Centre London
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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
All Star Lanes, Westfield Stratford City London
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
Coral Romford Greyhound Stadium London
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
Brick Lane Music Hall London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Stratford Picturehouse London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Theatre Royal Stratford East London
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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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Sights and Attractions near Barking Park

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Barking Park
London Pleasure Gardens London
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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
The Old Town Hall, Stratford London
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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
Discover Children's Story Centre London
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Discover Children's Story Centre
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
383-387 High Street, Stratford, Stratford, London E15 | 3.7 miles from Barking Park
Discover is a fantastic storytelling centre in Stratford East. Story Trails and Garden Trails run frequently and vary from carnival costumes to Capoeira moves, from wizards ...More
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Shopping near Barking Park

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Tiger London
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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
Elevator Gallery London
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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
London Centre for Book Arts London
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London Centre for Book Arts
London > Shopping > Art and Design
Unit 18, SPACE Studios, Britannia Works, Dace Road, 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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Restaurants near Barking Park

What are the best dining options near Barking Park London?
Yi-Ban London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Kasturi Restaurant - Leytonstone London
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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
King Eddie's London
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
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Education near Barking Park

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Four Corners London
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
Connexions Careers Centre London
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Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Careers 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
The Making Space London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 7 miles from Barking Park
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ...More
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Redbridge Cycling Centre London
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
All Star Lanes, Westfield Stratford City London
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
Coral Romford Greyhound Stadium London
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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Pubs near Barking Park

The best pubs near London Barking Park.
King Eddie's London
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
King Eddie's London
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
The Gun London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Nightlife near Barking Park

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Proud2 at The O2 London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
The Fringe London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Crate Brewery London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crate Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
Queen's Yard, E9 | 4.7 miles from Barking Park
A craft brewery and pizzeria overlooking the canal, Crate Brewery offers a unique location to enjoy a pizza and a pint in a former print factory ...More
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Meeting venue hire near Barking Park

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ExCel London Exhibition Centre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
The O2 London
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
Museum of London Docklands London
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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Secret Agents Academy For Spies (Over 6s)
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Kids Events | Until 31st August 2014 

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ICT Drop In
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Leytonstone Library 3.73 miles from Barking Park

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Galactic
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London Art Week
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Exhibitions | Until 11th July 2014 

Various Venues London 4.74 miles from Barking Park

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City of London Festival
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Seasonal | Until 12th July 2014 

Various Venues London 4.74 miles from Barking Park

Founded in 1962, the City of London Festival is a summer programme of music, visual arts, film, walks and talks. ...More

 
Tour de France
Tour de France
Sporting Events | Until 27th July 2014 

Various Venues London 4.74 miles from Barking Park

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