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How to find us
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Opening hours

How to find us

How to find us
Bonnetts Wood, Upminster
Sat Nav Postcode: RM14 2XR
OS Grid Ref
TQ 552 842

51.537724266078, 0.23903902990719

Parking and prices

Parking is available for free at Parklands car park. You can then cross the Park Farm Road to access the site. 

Additional information

Number of accessible parking spaces: 0

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Activities at Bonnetts Wood

Cycling group
Cycling at Bonnetts Wood
Ladies riding on Horses through the woodlands
Horse riding at Bonnetts Wood
Manchester woodland, couple walking on path
Walking at Bonnetts Wood

Nearby forests

Pond side path on open grassland

Come and roam the planted glades and wildflower meadows of this ancient farmland. You will be rewarded with excellent views of the Ingrebourne Valley, especially towards Hornchurch and Elm Park with an impressive hilly South Essex skyline in the distance.

Community on bridge over small stream in woodland

As one of Thames Chase's largest woodlands, Cely Woods has an excellent network of paths and is a rich habitat with numerous insects and flowers. 

The wildlife across the wetlands is a year-round treat. Try observing it from the wooden bridge that straddles the stream and see what you can spot! 

You can also continue through to Belhus Woods Country Park via a safe road crossing on Romford Road, where you can grab some refreshments from the Visitor Centre. 

walking generic

Thames Chase Forest Centre & Broadfields offers lots of features and bags of room for an exciting family day out.

The Thames Chase Trust runs the Thames Chase Forest Centre, providing the perfect venue for a quick snack or wholesome lunch, as well as the opportunity to purchase local crafts and gifts. Among the Thames Chase Forest Centre buildings, you can still see the original 17th century Essex Barn, stables and farm house.

Autumn Forest Floor

With 4km of pathways and connections to Hornchurch Country Park, you can do it all on Ingrebourne Hill. 

There’s a great deal to look out for. Whether it’s mountain bikes hurtling around the specially built track; taking in relaxing views whilst enjoying a picnic beside the lake; playing in the Spitfire Scramble play area, or just observing the wildlife.

 

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