Wild things to do in Havering


Wild things to do Havering

Havering: paddle boarding, giant trees and river rambles

CONCRETE BARGES, RAINHAM, RIVER THAMES
Watch water pipits and other roosting birds around the WW2 concrete barges
Find the River Car Park next to the River Thames, off Coldharbour Lane, down the lane next to the footbridge, Rainham RM13 9YQ (51.499241, 0.183407). Launch paddle board or kayak next to the pier one hour before high tide or walk around them as part of the London Loop path between Rainham and Purfleet.
51.498630, 0.181756
4 mins 

BERWICK POND  
Foot bridge over Ingrebourne River as part of a walk to Berwick Pond. 
Find the lane opposite Saint Alban's Catholic Primary School, Heron Flight Ave, Hornchurch RM12 5LN, and drive or walk to the car park RM13 7YH (51.534130, 0.201964). From here, continue for 2 miles along the path across the Ingrebourne River in a chaotic, jagged circle to Berwick Pond.
51.536453, 0.215514
15 mins 

AVENUE WOOD, LONDON LOOP
Walk between an avenue of giant redwood trees.
Find park entrance at 2 Pinewood Rd, Havering-atte-Bower, Romford RM4 1PH (51.613501, 0.176828
51.615828, 0.172275
10 mins 

Havering: our favourite wild food and drink

SHEPHERD AND DOG
Easy access to Harold Court Woods (10min walk north) and Pages Farm woods and walks just to the south. Within a 5-minute walk of the London Loop and Ingrebourne Way.
Lunches or afternoon teas. Local produce used in the kitchen. 
91 Shepherds Hill, Romford RM3 0NP
www.shepherdanddogessex.com
01708 377717

ALBION PUB
Next to the Ingrebourne River and marshes.
Good value food and drink

Rainham Rd, Rainham RM13 8SS
greeneking-pubs.co.uk
01708 552445


ORANGE TREE PUB AND KITCHEN
Within walking distance of Bedfords and Havering Country parks, both on the London Loop. 
Locally sourced food. Pub takes its name from the green, forested plateau that is Orange Tree Hill.
Orange Tree Hill, Havering-atte-Bower, Romford, RM4 1PB
www.orangetreeromford.co.uk
01708 752739