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This thriving natural wilderness is hidden in the sprawling concrete of London’s East End and offers both an invigorating and educational day of fun for all the family.
Cultivated in a ten acre churchyard, the reserve boasts a rich array of wildlife. Foxes and pheasants are known to skulk through the undergrowth, while kestrels and owls govern the sky.

You can embark on three numbered nature trails that wind their way through the gravestones. Little explorers can happily scamper along the paths, spotting wildlife among the foliage while taking in gulps of fresh air. For the less energetic, the serenity of the reserve simply makes for a delightful afternoon stroll.

The small visitor centre features informative displays on the changing local history of the area, while for children, there is a colourful 3-D wildlife scene to poke and prod. Don’t forget to pass by the imposing 800 year old Norman church which stands in rather solemn grandeur at the heart of the reserve.

 

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Underground Stations

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East Ham Tube Station
 
23 minutes walk
 
Upton Park Tube Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Crowne Plaza London Docklands
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  38% off
Western Gateway, E16 | 2 miles from East Ham Nature Reserve
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Holiday Inn Express London Excel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £43  36% off
1018 Dockside Road, E162FQ | 23 minutes from East Ham Nature Reserve
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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - ExCel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £56  22% off
Excel Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 27 minutes from East Ham Nature Reserve
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Canada Square Park
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Canada Square, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 3.6 miles from East Ham Nature Reserve
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Victoria Park
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Approach Road, Hackney, London | 4.2 miles from East Ham Nature Reserve
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Linden Grove, SE15 | 6.2 miles from East Ham Nature Reserve
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London Pleasure Gardens
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Royal Victoria Docks, E16 | 31 minutes from East Ham Nature Reserve
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The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 2.8 miles from East Ham Nature Reserve
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WM Jazz
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Water Margin Restaurant, O2 Arena, SE10 | 2.8 miles from East Ham Nature Reserve
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The Grocer, London City Island
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
London City Island, E14 | 2.5 miles from East Ham Nature Reserve
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Tiger
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Unit 45-46, The Mall, Stratford, Stratford, London E15 | 2.9 miles from East Ham Nature Reserve
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Meantime Brewing Company
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Lawrence Trading Estate, Blackwall Lane, SE10 | 3.2 miles from East Ham Nature Reserve
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The Street, Westfield Stratford City, SE18 | 2.2 miles from East Ham Nature Reserve
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Trinity Bouy Wharf, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2.4 miles from East Ham Nature Reserve
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University of Greenwich
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 3.8 miles from East Ham Nature Reserve
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 4.7 miles from East Ham Nature Reserve
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 5.8 miles from East Ham Nature Reserve
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Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range
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Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 2.8 miles from East Ham Nature Reserve
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Brooklyn Bowl
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O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 2.8 miles from East Ham Nature Reserve
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InterContinental London - The O2, 1 Waterview Drive, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 2.9 miles from East Ham Nature Reserve
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King Eddie's
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47 Stratford Broadway, E15 | 2.7 miles from East Ham Nature Reserve
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47 Stratford Broadway, E15 | 2.7 miles from East Ham Nature Reserve
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27 Coldharbour, Docklands, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 3.2 miles from East Ham Nature Reserve
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NY-LON
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The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 2.8 miles from East Ham Nature Reserve
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Building Six
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The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 2.8 miles from East Ham Nature Reserve
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Roof East
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Level 8 Stratford Multi-storey Car Park, Great Eastern Way, Stratford, London E15 | 2.9 miles from East Ham Nature Reserve
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Peninsula Square, SE10 | 2.8 miles from East Ham Nature Reserve
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London > Business > Venue Hire
No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 3.7 miles from East Ham Nature Reserve
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ExCeL London
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Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 30 minutes from East Ham Nature Reserve
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