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Valentines Mansion & Gardens

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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We attended a table decoration event at the Mansion today. It was just great, my daughter and I... read more

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London, United Kingdom
Nice ombience and full of TRADITION.

I live in ilford so thought I would pop down to Valentines Mansion so viewed the beautiful... read more

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Discover a beautiful country house and gardens in the heart of Ilford. Visit the recreated Victorian kitchen and Georgian rooms, with gorgeous views over surrounding parkland. Enjoy contemporary art exhibitions and installations. Explore the...more
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Valentine Park Emerson Road, Ilford IG1 4XA, England
+44 20 8708 8100
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Reviewed today

We attended a table decoration event at the Mansion today. It was just great, my daughter and I loved it. Good fun, interesting and we came home with a lovely table centre. Very reasonably priced too, considering they provided all the materials. And as for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I live in ilford so thought I would pop down to Valentines Mansion so viewed the beautiful Gardensvand Caffee forbafternoon tead and was fabulous and I enjoyed mh afternoon I saw outside a vintage care very exciting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Fatima A
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

A great rennovation of an historical local landmark at a very popular park. A great place to visit and see the nicely kept gardens and have a break at the adjacent cafe. Many events on the calender to attend. Also available to hire for events.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

Friendly and helpful volunteers. Kitchen was interesting and educational about life in the past. You were allowed to lift pots, pans and irons and you realise how tough life was for domestic servants.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2018

great for wedding photos and nice place to sit and watch word go by. we had post registration phot here

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank kayj412
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Brilliant venue for a wedding reception. Team are very responsive and extremely helpful. They made the whole process in terms of organising our wedding reception stress free.Easy to arrange site visits, helped with room layouts and had plenty of advice and suggestions etc Celia,Gavin and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

Built in around 1696 for Elizabeth Tillotson and her family, after the death of her husband who was the Archbishop of Canterbury. During its 300 + years of history Valentines has changed hands many times. It is a Grade II listed building. Valentine’s Mansion is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

A good picnic and play area close to the busy grants hill or Ilford. Free parking on the community. Lack and animals and play equipment. A good time evetytime.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank W S
Reviewed May 28, 2018

being a wild life photographer I visit this park often It is a well kept and picturesque park with Swans, v@riety of geese, ducks two cafe and in the summer you can get a bo@t out on the lake

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Marysbarkingmad
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

We visit the park quite a lot nd have done for a few years with our boys..we pop into mansion as its a lovely building nd the reading nd things to see are interesting, you can see the old to new nd the history ,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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July 20, 2015|
Response from ValMansion | Property representative |
The Gardeners' Cottage Cafe at Valentines Mansion offers a varied menu with a range of sandwiches, toasted sandwiches and paninis, jacket potatoes with a variety of fillings, salads, as well as fresh soups. A fine selection... More