Valentines Mansion and Gardens

Valentines Mansion and Gardens
Emerson Road




020 8708 8100

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Valentines Mansion
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Discover a beautiful 300 year old country house and gardens in the heart of Ilford. Visit the recreated Victorian kitchen and Georgian rooms, with gorgeous views over surroundling parkland. Enjoy contemporary art exhibitions and installations. Explore the stunning historic gardens. Bring the whole family for hands-on games, activities and discovery trails.

Venue Type:

Historic house or home, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

Valentines Mansion is open throughout the year:
Tues and Wed 10.00-17.00
Sun 11.00-16.00

Closed: Mon, Thurs, Fri, Sat

Admission charges

Admission: FREE
Guided tours for groups: £3 per person (must be pre-booked)

Please note most events are charged separately.

Collection details


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Bee on lavender

It's in the Bag!

  • 5 August 2014 11am-12pm

Make your own traditional heart or bird shaped lavender bag to take away, using lavender from Valentines gardens.

Pre-booking essential on 020 8708 8100.

Suitable for

  • 5-6
  • 7-10


£4.50 per child.


photograph of plant potting

Green Fingers!

  • 5 August 2014 2-2:45pm
  • 12 August 2014 2-2:45pm

Come and help us in the kitchen garden! Come rain or shine there's lots for toddlers, older children and grown ups to do, from watering to picking vegetables. Get messy and learn with your family in beautiful surroundings!

Pre-booking essential on 020 8708 8100.

Suitable for

  • 5-6
  • 11-13
  • 7-10
  • 14-15


£3.50 per child. Only one adult accompanying to each child.