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“Interesting”

Valentines Mansion & Gardens
Ranked #2 of 27 things to do in Ilford
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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 stunning historic gardens. Bring the whole family for hands-on games, activities and discovery trails. Valentines Mansion is open to the public on Tuesdays and Wednesdays between 10am and 5pm, and Sundays from 11am to 4pm. Entry to the mansion is free.Valentines Gardens are open throughout the year. The Gardener's Cottage Cafe, set within the tranquil walled gardens, is open throughout the year from 10am to sunset.Valentines Mansion is also available to hire for a whole host of functions, from weddings and celebrations, to business meetings and seminars. It also makes an ideal location for filming and photoshoots.For full details visit our web site. Nearest Tube: Gants Hill Underground Station on the Central Line (5 minute walk).
London, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Interesting”
Reviewed October 28, 2012

Valentines is a really good place to visit. You can feel the atmosphere as you walk around. They have a victorian kitchn fitted out with food and equipment etc of that era. Going in one bedroom you realise how short people were in those days. worth a visit but only if you live in surrounding area as it isnt a tourist spot so not much else to see

Visited July 2012
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English first
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7 reviews
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“The Mansion”
Reviewed July 17, 2012

The place was interesting and the park is beautiful kept to a very high standard

Visited July 2012
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Derby, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Nice stroll”
Reviewed July 12, 2012

Valentines Park has tennis courts, nice walk and a lake.

Visited December 2011
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Limited selection of food”
Reviewed June 1, 2012

Very scenic place to sit, but the overall price is expensive and the variety of food choices is limited.

Visited August 2011
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Very nice park, huge size”
Reviewed May 22, 2012

This is a really nice park, huge in size and well located. The lake in middle of the park has boating facilities which you can rent for some fee (per hour).

Visited January 2012
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