Valentines Mansion & Gardens  

 
 
ADDRESS
Emerson Road, Ilford, IG1 4XA
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Feb: Sun, 11am-3pm. March-Sept: Tues 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Oct: Tue & Sun, 11am-3pm. Additional opening during half-term and school holidays on Mon, Wed & Thur (times vary).
 
PRICES
Free admission | Group guided tour £4.50
 

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Valentines Mansion & GardensBuilt in the late 17th century and set in acres of wonderful countryside in the heart of Ilford, Valentines Mansion and Gardens is a great day trip for Londoners. The beautiful brick country house was restored recently with Redbridge council and Heritage Lottery funds and this historic yet contemporary venue boasts a splendid Victorian kitchen and Georgian rooms, with gorgeous views over surrounding parkland. The stunning grounds include an old English walled garden, a Victorian rose garden, a canal, some rococo grottoes and a dovecote. The gardens host a range of events, from open-air theatre to Sunday farmers' markets, while the interior of Valentines Mansion often exhibits contemporary art collections and installations. Located just five minutes from Gants Hill tube (Central Line) and open three days a week (Tues, Wed & Sun), Valentines Mansion and Gardens is also an ideal destination for families, with hands-on games, activities and discovery trails on offer. For more information please visit www.valentinesmansion.com.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Gants Hill Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Redbridge Tube Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Ilford Railway Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
Seven Kings Railway Station
 
28 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £52  33% off
713 Eastern Ave, IG2 | 15 minutes from Valentines Mansion & Gardens
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Mother Studios, Queens Yard, White Post Lane, E9 | 4.3 miles from Valentines Mansion & Gardens
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Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 6.7 miles from Valentines Mansion & Gardens
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Studio 2, The Georgian Village, 100 Wood Street, E17 | 3.2 miles from Valentines Mansion & Gardens
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Level 8 Stratford Multi-storey Car Park, Great Eastern Way, Stratford, London E15 | 3.5 miles from Valentines Mansion & Gardens
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Swan Wharf, Old Ford Lock, E3 | 4.4 miles from Valentines Mansion & Gardens
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