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Valentines Mansion & Gardens

Valentine Park Emerson Road, Ilford IG1 4XA, England
+44 20 8708 8100
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A super wedding reception venue.

The Park and Mansion was the ideal venue for our family wedding reception. Super outside caterers... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
dthew2016
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Worcester, United Kingdom
Coffee and cake

Visited with my kid, excellent homemade cakes in very pleasant surroundings. As museum type eating... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
SimonChef74
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Discover a beautiful country house and gardens in the heart of Ilford. Visit the recreated Victorian kitchen and Georgian rooms, with gorgeous views over surrounding parkland. Enjoy contemporary art exhibitions and installations. Explore the stunning historic gardens. Bring the whole family for hands-on games, activities and discovery trails. Valentines Mansion is open to the public on Tuesdays and Wednesdays between 10am and 5pm, and Sundays from 11am to 4pm. Entry to the mansion is free.Valentines Gardens are open throughout the year. The Gardener's Cottage Cafe, set within the tranquil walled gardens, is open throughout the year from 10am to sunset.Valentines Mansion is also available to hire for a whole host of functions, from weddings and celebrations, to business meetings and seminars. It also makes an ideal location for filming and photoshoots.For full details visit our web site. Nearest Tube: Gants Hill Underground Station on the Central Line (5 minute walk).
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Valentine Park Emerson Road, Ilford IG1 4XA, England
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

The Park and Mansion was the ideal venue for our family wedding reception. Super outside caterers in a magical park and a historical mansion.What could be better?

Thank dthew2016
ValMansion, Public Relations Manager at Valentines Mansion & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Hi, Thank you so much for your brilliant review, and for choosing Valentines Mansion for such a special occasion. Glad it all went well, and proud to be a part of it. We hope you see you again for future celebrations. Kind regards, Hardip

Reviewed 16 June 2017

Visited with my kid, excellent homemade cakes in very pleasant surroundings. As museum type eating spots go, this is one of the best.

1  Thank SimonChef74
ValMansion, Public Relations Manager at Valentines Mansion & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Hi, Thanks for your review and good to hear you enjoyed the cafe and visit to Valentines. Look forward to seeing you here again soon. Thanks

Reviewed 7 March 2017

Visited here several times now. Very interesting exhibits and kitchens. Nice to see they kept most of the gardens shame about the budgies not being here anymore. If your in the area with nothing else to do, this place make a nice afternoon out.

1  Thank Simon L
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Very enjoyable visit three floors full of interesting design ideas pictures,stained glass. On the top floor the creators of some beautiful work . Will visit again for sure. The grounds are lovely even at this time of year and the tea room is perfect with...More

1  Thank Newnorthbobby
ValMansion, Public Relations Manager at Valentines Mansion & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Valentines Mansion and for coming along to our Craft Fair, and look forward to welcoming you here again soon. Keep an eye on our web site for future events - some of our artists...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Love going to Valentine's mansion. It's a lovely house in the middle of Valentine's garden. Walking around you can just imagine being lady of the house and how it must have been to live in it. Lovely abs bright and a real home feel to...More

Thank Sandra M
ValMansion, Public Relations Manager at Valentines Mansion & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017

Dear Sandra, Thank you for your lovely review and for being a regular visitor to Valentines Mansion. Kind regards

Reviewed 13 February 2017

Beautiful old building on beautiful grounds. Lots of small drawing rooms, large windows, wooden floor, typical old world England. Worth visiting on a day when is open for their free entry market stalls. There you will find designers, chocolateirs, luxury oil perfumer, and painters.More

1  Thank CeciliaJ0055
ValMansion, Public Relations Manager at Valentines Mansion & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017

Dear Cecilia, We're pleased you enjoyed your visit to our handmade craft fair. Keep an eye on our web site for future events at Valentines Mansion - we've always got lots going on, from guided tours to creative workshops and exhibitions to wonderful events for...More

Reviewed 28 November 2016

This is a lovely Park effectively in the centre of Ilford, It has a great boating lake which i used in the summer but there was a lot of weeds at the far end which does need tending too. The mansion they built recently is...More

2  Thank Tariq J
ValMansion, Public Relations Manager at Valentines Mansion & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017

Hi Tariq, Many thanks for your review and sharing your experience of visit to Valentines Mansion, Gardens & Park. As you have mentioned, Valentines is a great place to visit, with lots to do for the whole family, from the Grade II* Listed Mansion which...More

Reviewed 15 November 2016

when walking in park with dogs lovely place to stop have something to eat,sevice good food good and a lovely view highly recommended

1  Thank len r
ValMansion, Public Relations Manager at Valentines Mansion & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017

Many thanks for your kind words, and keep enjoying your visits to Valentines Mansion, Gardens & Park. Kind regards,

Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Visited as we were manning a stall for a wedding fair. Nice building and surrounding gardens. It's like a green oasis in the middle of a concrete jungle.More

Thank Mike L
ValMansion, Public Relations Manager at Valentines Mansion & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017

Dear Mike, Thank you for taking the time to write a review, much appreciated. Valentines is a tranquil retreat away from the bustling streets, with lovely views and serene surroundings - a great place to escape to! We look forward to having you back here...More

Reviewed 25 August 2016

Since they did this up about 8? years ago it's really found a place in local hearts.Thank goodness it didn't become a burger restaurant. It's lovely if small scale. I especially like the kitchen and range etc. It's historical value comes from it being complete...More

2  Thank Barbara M
ValMansion, Public Relations Manager at Valentines Mansion & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017

Dear Barbara, Many thanks for your fantastic review, and like you point out, since re-opening in 2009, Valentines has become a much-loved destination for the local and wider community. There's always so much going on at Valentines Mansion, it makes a great day out for...More

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Terroni61
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Response from ValMansion | Property representative |
The Gardeners' Cottage Cafe at Valentines Mansion offers a varied menu with a range of sandwiches, toasted sandwiches and paninis, jacket potatoes with a variety of fillings, salads, as well as fresh soups. A fine selection... More
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