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Hainault Forest Country Park

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Romford Road, Chigwell IG7 4QW, England
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Good fun

Absolutely a great place to go for family time. Our Grandchildren love it here.... lovely for all... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
rona c
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United Kingdom
Beautiful Walk

We visited on a beautiful warm day qith a blue sky. Took a picnic as plenty of seating if you can't... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Alison J
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  • Average14%
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Travellers talk about
“boating lake” (16 reviews)
“animal farm” (4 reviews)
“outdoor fun” (2 reviews)
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Romford Road, Chigwell IG7 4QW, England
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"bike ride"
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"portion of chips"
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"mini zoo"
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"dog walking"
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"large lake"
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"nice sunny day"
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"small farm"
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"lovely walk"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Absolutely a great place to go for family time. Our Grandchildren love it here.... lovely for all ages. Lots of seating for a rest after lots of walks. Take a picnic. There is so much to do here you won’t be disappointed. Good Fun.

1  Thank rona c
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited on a beautiful warm day qith a blue sky. Took a picnic as plenty of seating if you can't sit on the grass or there is a cafe with seating on site too. We enjoyed walking around the lake watching people on the...More

Thank Alison J
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely surroundings Great valued, tasty food and drinks Boat hires on lake Mini farm - so cute Lovely huge space- and extremely peaceful- you do not even think you are in Hainault Amazing for a day out in the sun ☀️

Thank Trinaandgarry
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been there this weekend with my family and friends. We were Visiting the animals and having a walk around. To finish we had a nice picnic on the fields. Superb surroundings. Do recommend a sun cream a specially for young children.

Thank Karolina L
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I used to come here all the time to take lovely walks and to see the goslings etc., However now they have changed the parking to online. My personal details and bank accounts, along with everyone else’s are already open to abuse....More

3  Thank Christine R
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Loads of lovely walks here great setting and views and place to relax and maybe have a picnic on a nice sunny day

1  Thank Martino B
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

It is some time since I had the pleasure of testing myself on the mud and slopes of Hainault Forest. The mud in places is almost impassable, as the clay soil, doesn’t drain away too readily. The car park is now payment by credit card...More

1  Thank paulF5692MX
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Beautiful ancient forestland with open space, lakes, and streams. You will need waterproof footwear 10 months of the year so you can relax and enjoy the trees without staring at the muddy paths. Such a beautiful experience. I always park in one of the two...More

1  Thank 4sallycraig
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

We visited Hainault Forest Country Park as part of a end of term nursery trip. My son is 4 years old and he really enjoyed himself, at that age its quite the adventure. Little logs, small stream to jump, a lake, plenty of wildlife and...More

1  Thank Ishvinder G
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Visited on Sunday 4th February. Very fresh out but still a lovely walk! Took my 4 year old niece along to see the animals. It was great to see such a variety of animals at the country park! It was also good to see how...More

Thank Christy L
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Peter G
17 September 2017|
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Response from Victoriaimagine | Reviewed this property |
I've walked through here in the night time. Sometimes they do guided bat walks late in the evening
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rajeshwari p
11 July 2017|
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Response from jjruddick91 | Reviewed this property |
There are signs up that say no BBQ's but I have seen people with the little disposable ones over there.
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WendyStradling
1 July 2017|
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Response from Rubaiyat E S | Reviewed this property |
I do not think dogs are allowed, not sure though. Please contact Jeff at Hainault Forest Boats on 020 8518 0994 for the proper information.
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