• Visitor Information

Central Park is a large (50 acre), flat, recreation ground which, every July, hosts the annual Dagenham Town Show.

There are a huge number of year-round sports and leisure facilities including; 12 football pitches, four hard tennis courts, a pitch and putt and a bowling green, a basketball court, and cricket and changing facilities.

There's also a dog-free children's playground with a distinctive hexagonal swing.

It may not be New York but it's a park to be proud of.


Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Dagenham East Tube Station
30 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Rainham Railway Station
13 minutes walk

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Danson Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Danson Road, Bexleyheath, DA6 | 5.8 miles from Central Park
Danson Park provides a large number of facilities for active recreation and for those who simply like to walk and enjoy its many facets. The location, ... More
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Hainault Forest Country Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Romford Road, Chigwell, IG7 | 6.8 miles from Central Park
More than 300 acres, with a fishing lake, boating lake, zoo, adventure play areas, guided walks, bridleways and a nature trail. They also run orienteering ... More
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Victory Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Celebration Avenue, E20 | 8.7 miles from Central 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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Leisure near Central Park

Central Park gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Rom Skatepark
London > Leisure >
Upper Rainham Road, RM12 | 2.2 miles from Central Park
The Rom, an East London skatepark designed and based on the popular skateparks in the US, opened in 1978 and in 2014 it became a listed ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Coral Romford Greyhound Stadium
London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
London Road, Romford, RM7 | 3.2 miles from Central 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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UK Bungee Club
London > Leisure > Extreme Sports
Fairlop Waters, Leisure Complex, Forest Road, Barkingside, Essex, IG6 | 6.1 miles from Central Park
Close your eyes, count to three, and dive from 170ft above water with nothing more than a rubber cord attached to your ankles!!!! You will plunge ... More
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Entertainment near Central Park

Near Central Park
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Queen's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Billet Lane, RM11 | 2.9 miles from Central Park
... More
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Brick Lane Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Theatres
443 North Woolwich Road, E16 | 6.6 miles from Central 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 | 8.2 miles from Central 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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Sights and Attractions near Central Park

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Central Park
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Red House (William Morris Museum)
London > Attractions > Museums
Red House Lane, Bexleyheath, DA6 | 5.7 miles from Central Park
The William Morris-designed Red House in Bexleyheath was once described as "the beautifullest place on earth" by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, whose paintings are on show inside ... More
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Firepower - Royal Artillery Museum
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Royal Arsenal, SE18 | 5.8 miles from Central 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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National Trust: Rainham Hall
London > Attractions >
Broadway, Rainham, RM13 | 14 minutes from Central Park
The National Trust's Rainham Hall is located to the east of London and is a striking Georgian house. Built in 1729 for Captain John Harle, a ... More
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Shopping near Central Park

The best shops and markets near Central Park
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Lola's Cupcakes, Bluewater
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Lower Winter Garden, Bluewater, DA9 | 7.1 miles from Central Park
Sweet to taste, cute to look at and made with natural ingredients, Lola's Cupcakes can hold their own when it comes to the coveted title of ... More
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JoJo Maman Bebe, Wanstead
London > Shopping >
83 High Street, E11 | 7.9 miles from Central Park
JoJo Maman Bébé is a one-stop solution for pregnancy and beyond and offers a wide range of stylish maternity wear, adorable babywear and quirky, original ... More
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The Grocer, London City Island
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
London City Island, E14 | 8.1 miles from Central 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
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Restaurants near Central Park

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Yi-Ban
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road, E16 | 6.6 miles from Central 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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Potbelly
London > Restaurants >
The Street, Westfield Stratford City, SE18 | 6.8 miles from Central Park
Aiming to take on Pret and Subway in the sandwich stakes, Potbelly specialises in deep-filled hot, toasted sandwiches, live music and shakes. The sandwich shop on ... More
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Carluccio's
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Bluewater, Greenhithe, DA9 | 7 miles from Central Park
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Education near Central Park

Near Central Park
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University of Greenwich
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 8.9 miles from Central 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 | 10.4 miles from Central 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
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 11.4 miles from Central 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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Leisure near Central Park

Central Park gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rom Skatepark
London > Leisure >
Upper Rainham Road, RM12 | 2.2 miles from Central Park
The Rom, an East London skatepark designed and based on the popular skateparks in the US, opened in 1978 and in 2014 it became a listed ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Coral Romford Greyhound Stadium
London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
London Road, Romford, RM7 | 3.2 miles from Central 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Danson Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Danson Road, Bexleyheath, DA6 | 5.8 miles from Central Park
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Pubs near Central Park

The best pubs near London Central Park.
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King Eddie's
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
47 Stratford Broadway, E15 | 8.2 miles from Central 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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King Eddie's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Stratford Broadway, E15 | 8.2 miles from Central 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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The Leyton Star
London > Nightlife > Pubs
116 High Road, E15 | 8.6 miles from Central 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 Central Park

Central Park clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Roof East
London > Nightlife > Bars
Level 8 Stratford Multi-storey Car Park, Great Eastern Way, Stratford, London E15 | 8.3 miles from Central 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
NY-LON
London > Nightlife > Bars
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 8.3 miles from Central 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Building Six
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 8.3 miles from Central Park
The club formerly known as matter and Proud2, Building Six occupies 3,000 square metres of raw, industrial space within The 02, split over three floors with ... More
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Meeting venue hire near Central Park

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Central Park.
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ExCeL London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 7.1 miles from Central 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
Eltham Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Court Yard, Off Court Rd, SE9 | 8.2 miles from Central Park
Restored by English Heritage, this fantastic house offers visitors the chance to indulge in the opulence of 1930s Britain whilst at the same time experiencing the ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The O2
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 8.3 miles from Central 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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