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Wanstead Flats stretches out from the Southern part of Epping Forest. A blend of rough grassland and immaculately mown areas, it is about as rural as it gets in East London. Don’t be alarmed if you see a long-horned cow amble past - they are known to graze in the area.

Kids can kick balls around on the football pitches, watch model plane enthusiasts reach for the limits or trot along the flats on a horse.

Incidentally, for those individuals partial to a summer evening tipple, The Golden Fleece pub encourages you to drink your pints out on the flats. We think this a more than civilised way to toast the long summer evenings.


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The Westbridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 71 27% off
335 - 337 High Street, E15 | 2.1 miles from Wanstead Flats
The Westbridge Hotel, Stratford is a unique boutique hotel that brings together luxury and comfort and adds a sense of style to east London. It houses ... More
Holiday Inn Express London-Stratford
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel from 47 42% off
196 High Street, E15 | 2.3 miles from Wanstead Flats
The traditional East End and the vibrant new business culture of twenty-first century London meet in Stratford. Great connections to the Docklands business parks and the ... More
Holiday Inn London - Stratford City
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 62 37% off
10A Chestnut Plaza, E20 | 36 minutes from Wanstead Flats
Feel at home as soon as you enter the contemporary lobby of the Holiday Inn London Stratford City. This new generation Holiday Inn is located in ... More
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Celebration Avenue, E20 | 35 minutes from Wanstead Flats
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Gerry Raffles Square, Salway Road, E15 | 33 minutes from Wanstead Flats
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Gerry Raffles Square, E15 | 33 minutes from Wanstead Flats
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The Red Crate
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Theatre Square, E15 | 33 minutes from Wanstead Flats
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E20 | 33 minutes from Wanstead Flats
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29 Broadway, E15 | 34 minutes from Wanstead Flats
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Skeltons Lane Recreation Ground, 135 Skeltons Lane, E10 | 37 minutes from Wanstead Flats
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Unit 7.2, 3-4 West Park Walk, E20 | 2.2 miles from Wanstead Flats
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83 High Street, E11 | 24 minutes from Wanstead Flats
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Unit 45-46, The Mall, Stratford, Stratford, London E15 | 35 minutes from Wanstead Flats
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622 High Road, E11 | 18 minutes from Wanstead Flats
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875 High Road, Leytonstone, E11 | 20 minutes from Wanstead Flats
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146 High Road Leytonstone, E15 | 22 minutes from Wanstead Flats
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English National Ballet
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41 Hopewell Square City Island, South Kensington, London E14 | 3.4 miles from Wanstead Flats
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121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 4 miles from Wanstead Flats
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Connexions Careers Centre
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27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 4.5 miles from Wanstead Flats
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King Eddie's
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47 Stratford Broadway, E15 | 34 minutes from Wanstead Flats
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Crate Brewery
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Queen's Yard, E9 | 2.5 miles from Wanstead Flats
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Unit 8 Queens Yard, E9 | 2.5 miles from Wanstead Flats
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Roof East
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Level 8 Stratford Multi-storey Car Park, Great Eastern Way, Stratford, London E15 | 35 minutes from Wanstead Flats
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23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 4.1 miles from Wanstead Flats
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