Victoria Park

 
 
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Grove Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 5SN 
 
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Victoria ParkOne 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 East End in 1845 after a local MP presented Queen Victoria with a petition of 30,000 signatures. The aim was to make it a kind of Regent's Park for the east and it originally had its own Speakers' Corner. The landscape has changed little over the years, with countless varieties of trees adorning the skyline: oaks, horse chestnuts, cherries, hawthorns and even Kentucky coffee trees. The park is split in two by Grove Road. The smaller, western section contains the most picturesque of the park's lakes with a fully functioning fountain and the imposing Dogs of Alcibiades, two snarling (if weather-beaten) sculptures. Retreat to the quiet of the Old English Garden, a floral haven brimming with flowers and shrubs, peek into the deer enclosure and let the kids run off some energy in the children's playground.

 

Victoria Park events

 
Big Fun RunBig Fun RunThe Big Fun Run Victoria Park on Saturday 25 October (11am) is a 5km run. There's no pressure, just some easy moves and lots of laughs. Under 5s go FREE! Very popular running event - fun, fitness and fresh air!25th October 2014Saturday 25th October 2014 Where:
Victoria Park,   Grove Road  Tower Hamlets    E3 5SN
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Big Fun Run
event > Kids Events
DATES  Saturday 25th October 2014 - 11am-1pm
The Big Fun Run Victoria Park on Saturday 25 October (11am) is a 5km run. There's no pressure, just some easy moves and lots of laughs. Under 5s go FREE! Very popular running event - fun, fitness and fresh air!
Santa Run 2014Santa Run 2014Run with 3,000 other Santas this Christmas and support St Joseph's Hospice!7th December 2014Sunday 7th December 2014 Where:
Victoria Park,   Grove Road  Tower Hamlets    E3 5SN
Category: event
 
Santa Run 2014
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Fundraising Event
DATES  Sunday 7th December 2014 - 9am-2pm
Run with 3,000 other Santas this Christmas and support St Joseph's Hospice!
 

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LondonTown.com - Victoria Park Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Mile End Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Bethnal Green Tube Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Homerton Overground Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
24 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
28 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Victoria Park on LondonTown.com

 
June in London 2012

Lovebox Weekender 2012 Victoria Park, E3 5SN 15th July 2012 - 17th July 2012 The Lovebox Weekender returns to Tower Hamlets' Victoria Park this July for three days of festival fun. Lovebox...

 
 
July in London 2012

London Live Hyde Park Hyde Park, W2 2UH 27th July 2012 - 13th August 2012 London Live Hyde Park will provide unparalleled coverage of the London Olympic Games via...

 
 
August in London 2012

Underage Festival 2012 Victoria Park, E3 5SN 1st August 2012 - 31st August 2012 The Underage Festival in Victoria Park claims to be the world's first and best...

 
 
September in London 2012

Mayor of London's Skyride Victoria Park, E3 5SN 1st September 2012 - 30th September 2012 Major roads in the city are closed to traffic for the Mayor of...

 
 
November in London 2012

Bonfire Night Brockwell Park, SE24 0PA 5th November 2012 November is the month that likes to go with a bang - and an explosive one at that. The...

 
 
London's Best Events 2014

With an exciting calendar of events, London 2014 is shaping up to be another special year. Find out the best of what's happening throughout the capital this year with our thorough guide to 2014's finest entertainment.

 
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Hotels near Victoria Park

Near Victoria Park
Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £104  24% off
Patriot Square, E2 | 11 minutes from Victoria Park
The Town Hall building in Bethnal Green has been beautifully restored creating a unique designer hotel which fuses old and new. With a mix of bedrooms, ... More
 
 
 
The RE London Shoreditch Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £62  31% off
419 to 437 Hackney Road, E2 | 18 minutes from Victoria Park
This hotel is modern, clean and very convenient if you want to explore the sights and bright lights of trendy Shoreditch. Although close to the City, ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Commercial Road
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £65  36% off
5 Cavell Street, E1 | 27 minutes from Victoria Park
Perfectly located in the heart of the East End, this new generation Holiday Inn offers a quiet retreat away from the hustle and bustle of the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Martello Road, E8 | 19 minutes from Victoria Park
Located in a bustling, regenerated area of east London, London Fields park has been transformed from a neglected area of common ground into a thriving rich ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Olympic Park, E20 | 22 minutes from Victoria 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Greenway
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Marshgate Lane, Stratford, E15 | 23 minutes from Victoria 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
 
 
 
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Leisure near Victoria Park

Victoria Park gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
York Hall Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
5-15 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 11 minutes from Victoria Park
York Hall Leisure Centre in Bethnal Green includes a gym, day spa, 33-metre swimming pool, Turkish bath and offers a wide range of exercise classes but ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
spa LONDON
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
York Hall Leisure Centre, Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 11 minutes from Victoria Park
Bethnal Green's former Turkish baths have been refurbished and turned into a spa complete with aroma steam rooms and a plunge pool. Spa LONDON is run ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Revolution Karting
London > Leisure > Activities
Arches 422-424 Mile End Park, Burdett Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 20 minutes from Victoria Park
It's not exactly Formula 1 but get behind the wheel of a go-kart and you'll certainly feel like you're ready to give Lewis Hamilton a ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Victoria Park

Near Victoria Park
Today Only
Coffee Morning And Special Viewing
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 30th September 2014 - 9am-10.30am
Chisenhale Gallery, 64 Chisenhale Road, E3 | 3 minutes from Victoria Park
...More
 
 
 
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Phillip Allen: Tonic For Choice
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 1st to 5th Oct 2014 - 12noon-6pm
The Approach, 47 Approach Road, E2 | 8 minutes from Victoria Park
The London-born artist presents a solo exhibition of abstract paintings....More
 
 
 
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Ben Rivers: Things
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 19th September to 25th October 2014 - 12noon-6pm
Kate MacGarry, 7a Vyner Street, E2 | 12 minutes from Victoria Park
A solo exhibition by the British artist, presenting his latest film installation, based on the seasons, which offers an analysis of the things we have gathered....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Victoria Park

Near Victoria Park
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Half Moon Young People's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
43 White Horse Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 13 minutes from Victoria Park
An excellent youth theatre housed in an old Victorian townhouse, the Half Moon has been entertaining young Londoners since the mid-1970s. Occupying the former Limehouse Board ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Backyard Bar & Kitchen
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
231 Cambridge Heath Road, E2 | 14 minutes from Victoria Park
The famous Backyard Comedy Club, one of East London's hottest comedy spots, was originally opened in 2000 by comedian Lee Hurst. In 2004 the comedian ran ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
10 Gales
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Arch 10, Gales Gardens, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 14 minutes from Victoria Park
One of Bethnal Green's best kept secrets, 10 Gales is a contemporary art space, live show venue, vintage fashion boutique, coffee shop and hairdressers all under ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Victoria Park

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Victoria Park
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria Park
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Approach Road, Hackney, London | 11 minutes from Victoria Park
One of London’s best kept secrets, Victoria Park is a fantastic place to spend an afternoon. Inside the park's boundaries countless varieties of trees stripe the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fred London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
45 Vyner Street, Hackney, London E2 | 11 minutes from Victoria Park
Set up by Fred Mann, former director of the Milch gallery, Fred London specialises in contemporary art and musical collaborations. Fred Mann has had a mixed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Degree Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
30 Vyner Street, Hackney, London E2 | 11 minutes from Victoria Park
Offering affordable art, Degree Art sells, commissions and rents out art works - painting, photography, sculpture and prints - created by students and recent graduates from ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Victoria Park

The best shops and markets near Victoria Park
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Roman Road Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 7 minutes from Victoria Park
Roman Road Market is situated on the oldest known trade route in Britain, the road to Colchester famously taken by Boudicea on her way to burn ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bottle Apostle
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
95 Lauriston Road, Hackney, London E9 | 7 minutes from Victoria Park
The Bottle Apostle on the edge of Victoria Park and two doors from the Ginger Pig on Lauriston Road is an excellent wine shop where ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ginger Pig
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
99 Lauriston Road, Hackney, London E9 | 7 minutes from Victoria Park
Though the name suggests specialists in spicy pork products, the Ginger Pig offers so much more. Beginning with their original shop at Borough Market in the ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Victoria Park

What are the best dining options near Victoria Park London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
223 Grove Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | Same location as Victoria Park
This used to be an excellent gastro pub overlooking Victoria Park - one where all the food and drink was certified organic. That was before it ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pavilion Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Victoria Park, Tower Hamlets, London E97DE | 2 minutes from Victoria Park
Located next to Victoria Park's boating lake, the Pavilion Café is the ideal spot for a relaxed breakfast, brunch or lunch. The indoor seating is limited ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Palm Tree
London > Restaurants >
127 Grove Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 4 minutes from Victoria Park
... More
 
 
 
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Education near Victoria Park

Near Victoria Park
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 8 minutes from Victoria 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 | 28 minutes from Victoria 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Careers Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 33 minutes from Victoria 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 Victoria Park

Victoria Park gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Grove Road, Tower Hamlets, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | Same location as Victoria 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
York Hall Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
5-15 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 11 minutes from Victoria Park
York Hall Leisure Centre in Bethnal Green includes a gym, day spa, 33-metre swimming pool, Turkish bath and offers a wide range of exercise classes but ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
spa LONDON
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
York Hall Leisure Centre, Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 11 minutes from Victoria Park
Bethnal Green's former Turkish baths have been refurbished and turned into a spa complete with aroma steam rooms and a plunge pool. Spa LONDON is run ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Victoria Park

The best pubs near London Victoria Park.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
223 Grove Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | Same location as Victoria Park
This used to be an excellent gastro pub overlooking Victoria Park - one where all the food and drink was certified organic. That was before it ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Victoria
London > Nightlife > Pubs
110 Grove Road, Bow, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 3 minutes from Victoria Park
The award-winning Yummy Pub Co has expanded recently with their latest London venture of transforming The Victoria in Mile End into a trendy gastropub. Formerly a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Approach
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
47 Approach Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 8 minutes from Victoria Park
A good pub which supports young boxers from the area and is a favourite among the locals, with a jolly atmosphere and a fine selection of ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Victoria Park

Victoria Park clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fields Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
365-366 Warburton St, E8 | 16 minutes from Victoria Park
Located under the railway arches beside London Fields in Hackney, the London Fields Brewery opened in 2011 and was inspired by the drought of craft beer ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
PortSide Parlour
London > Nightlife > Bars
Off Broadway, 63-65 Broadway Market, E8 | 18 minutes from Victoria Park
If rum is your tipple of choice, then PortSide Parlour is the place to quench your thirst. Located in an underground bar beneath Off Broadway on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Fringe
London > Nightlife > Bars
Swan Wharf, Old Ford Lock, E3 | 19 minutes from Victoria 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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Meeting venue hire near Victoria Park

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Victoria Park.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 12 minutes from Victoria Park
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 31 minutes from Victoria Park
Built in 1729, Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church creation was declared dangerous and closed in 1956. Vigorous campaigning, from the poet Sir John Betjeman among others, eventually ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 32 minutes from Victoria Park
Site of the legendary Whirly Gig parties in the nineties, Shoreditch Town Hall lends itself well to any type of gathering. Re-opened in 2005, following a ... More
 
 
 
 

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Coffee Morning And Special Viewing
Exhibitions | On 30th September 2014 

Chisenhale Gallery 3 minutes walk from Victoria Park

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Toy Stories
Toy Stories
Exhibitions | Until 14th December 2014 

V & A Museum of Childhood 12 minutes walk from Victoria Park

Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti visited more than 50 countries over 18 months to create images of children with their most ...More

 
Daydreams And Diaries: The Story Of Jacqueline Wilson
Daydreams And Diaries: The Story Of Jacqueline Wilson
Exhibitions | Until 2nd November 2014 

V & A Museum of Childhood 12 minutes walk from Victoria Park

This exhibition at the Museum of Childhood celebrates best-selling children's author Jacqueline Wilson, giving visitors the chance to learn out ...More

 
It's My Party...
Exhibitions | Until 5th July 2015 

V & A Museum of Childhood 12 minutes walk from Victoria Park

An installation inspired by Wilfred, a 1930's toy rabbit, created by artists and children from Rushmore Primary School Hackney and ...More

David Panos
Exhibitions | Until 11th October 2014 

Hollybush Gardens 14 minutes walk from Victoria Park

The artist, who favours video installations, presents a solo exhibition of his contemporary artworks....More

Exhibition - The First And Last Freedom
Exhibitions | Until 4th October 2014 

MOTInternational 16 minutes walk from Victoria Park

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Tom The Lion
Music | On 30th September 2014 

The Sebright Arms 18 minutes walk from Victoria Park

Tom The Lion performs live following the success of his debut album and show earlier this year....More

Zumba
Sporting Events | Until 26th November 2014 

Oxford House 18 minutes walk from Victoria Park

Zumba fitness session....More

Green Candle Senior Dancers: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 25th November 2014 

Oxford House 18 minutes walk from Victoria Park

Take part in a leisurely dance class....More

Voga
Sporting Events | Until 28th October 2014 

Bethnal Green Working Men's Club 19 minutes walk from Victoria Park

A dynamic fusion of yoga and vogueing....More

 
 
 
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