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Valentines Park, Ilford

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Valentines Park is a 52-hectare (130-acre) park, south of Gants Hill, it is the largest green space in the London Borough of Redbridge. The park was originally the grounds of Valentines Mansion, a residence built in 1696. Valentines Park holds a Green Flag Award and was voted one of the ten best parks in Britain in 2019.
The park, including Valentines Mansion, is managed on behalf of Redbridge Council by Vision RCL, a registered charity.
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  • The park is fantastic, it has nice open spaces for playing football or hobbies while you got couple of ponds on different side with ducks, geese and swans. There is a stream that is called cranbrook....  more »
  • Last time I was there, just before I moved, it had really gone downhill. The ponds and the streams through the park were all full of rubbish and I actually saw a rat running around near the entrance....  more »
  • A place to go with friends to just hangout, or to hire a boat and go out on the pond. My only criticism is that it does not feel that safe after sun down.
  • I love this place. .. green and clean. . I love those birds and other animals live inside there .
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