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Nice little mansion with interesting history

Friendly and helpful volunteers. Kitchen was interesting and educational about life in the past... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
good place in Ilford atea for photos

great for wedding photos and nice place to sit and watch word go by. we had post registration phot... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kay J
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...more
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Valentine Park Emerson Road, Ilford IG1 4XA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly and helpful volunteers. Kitchen was interesting and educational about life in the past. You were allowed to lift pots, pans and irons and you realise how tough life was for domestic servants.

Thank itinerant2010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great for wedding photos and nice place to sit and watch word go by. we had post registration phot here

Thank Kay J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant venue for a wedding reception. Team are very responsive and extremely helpful. They made the whole process in terms of organising our wedding reception stress free.Easy to arrange site visits, helped with room layouts and had plenty of advice and suggestions etc Celia,Gavin and...More

Thank Paula H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Built in around 1696 for Elizabeth Tillotson and her family, after the death of her husband who was the Archbishop of Canterbury. During its 300 + years of history Valentines has changed hands many times. It is a Grade II listed building. Valentine’s Mansion is...More

Thank Inscribe
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

A good picnic and play area close to the busy grants hill or Ilford. Free parking on the community. Lack and animals and play equipment. A good time evetytime.

Thank W S
Reviewed 28 May 2018

being a wild life photographer I visit this park often It is a well kept and picturesque park with Swans, v@riety of geese, ducks two cafe and in the summer you can get a bo@t out on the lake

Thank Marysbarkingmad
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We visit the park quite a lot nd have done for a few years with our boys..we pop into mansion as its a lovely building nd the reading nd things to see are interesting, you can see the old to new nd the history ,...More

1  Thank Lindsey G
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I attended a wedding in the mansion and found the reception staff very helpful, there were clean toilets and a lovely house that was steeped in history. There is a beautiful stain glass window as you go up the stairs. It is set in lovely...More

Thank 55Jude
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Lot of history here and can really be appreciated having been fully restored, wonderful decor inside.

Thank sandraward2017
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Valentine's Mansion could not have been a better venue for our incredibly happy wedding day 6 weeks ago. From the moment I contacted staff there, I found them all helpful, professional and kind. A couple of times I popped in beforehand to check arrangements and...More

Thank Fiona G
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20 July 2015|
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