Harrow Lodge Park

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Description
Harrow Lodge is one of the largest parks in the borough and also one of the most popular due to the facilities provided. There are several car parks located throughout the park allowing easy access. The River Ravensbourne cuts a path through the park before entering the first of two large mature lakes, one of which is used for boating. Other facilities include a cafe, 2 playsites with inclusive play equipment and multi-use ball courts (at either end of the park) and tennis courts. The park is used by the resident clubs for cricket and hockey and local teams can also hire football pitches. Set inside the park at its northern boundary is Hornchurch Sports Centre; a popular location for major events including the Havering Show and visiting fairgrounds.
Location
Facilities
Visitors car park
Playsite
Inclusive play equipment
Ball court
Skate/BMX
Tennis courts
Bowling green
Football
Cricket
Hockey
Archery
Cafe
Toilets
Conservation area
Lake/pond
River
Public transport
As one of the borough's largest public parks it is easy to travel there by bus and Tube from most places within Havering. Elm Park underground station (District Line) is just a ten-minute walk away, and at the northern end of the park you are close to Hornchurch High Street. Buses that stop next to, or near, the park include routes 165, 248, 252, 365, and 372.
Parking
Harrow Lodge Park has free car parking at the sports centre, at Warren Drive, and at opposite the health centre at Upper Rainham Road.
Access
Vehicle access: Hornchurch Road, Hornchurch. RM11 1JR, Warren Drive, Elm Park. RM12 4QU, Upper Rainham Road, Elm Park. RM12 4EZ. Pedestrian access: Hornchurch Road, Abbs Cross Lane, Laburnum Avenue, Albany Road (Hornchurch), Warrens Drive, Upper Rainham Road (Elm Park)