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Explore Ingrebourne Hill
(Average user rating: 5 unrated 5/5)

Thames Chase Ingrebourne Hill lakeWalk the dog or jog, ride your horse or mountain bike, picnic or play, or just kick back and relax.

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


Ingrebourne Hill mountain bikingThere’s a great deal to look out for. Whether it’s mountain bikes hurtling around the specially built track, spotting distant sights from its viewing point, taking in relaxing views whilst enjoying a picnic beside the lake, watching children playing in the Spitfire Scramble play area, or just observing the wildlife.

To download a map of Ingrebourne Hill please click here.

What do other visitors say?

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Recently moved to the area and thoroughly enjoy the valley.I enjoy taking my daughter for walks, bike rides and watching the water birds. Absolutely beautiful and peaceful. Takes me away from the everyday hustle and bustle and stresses of life. I feel very blessed to live near here and was terribly heartbroken to hear of plans of landfill operations. Praying daily that these plans are refused and we can continue to enjoy this beautiful green space and nature as it was intended.

Genesia Ryan, 18/Jul/2016

Many thanks for your comments. Ingrebourne Hill is indeed looking great this summer! Community Ranger

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Moved locally recently and love the Valley...One question, I keep seeing people fishing in the lake near the Ingrebourne hill car park...Is this allowed..?? It doesn't appear the best place to be doing so as I'd imagine it having a negative impact on the bird life...J

Local Resident, 3/May/2016

Hi J Fishing is not permitted at Ingrebourne Hill - we are aware of this issue and are investigating. Regards Scott - Community Ranger

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I couldn't agree more with the other posters words.

This is a lovely place to have a peaceful walk or ride your bike.

I really hope that the idea of more dumping and the processing plant is going to go away.

Mick, 3/Feb/2016

Thankyou Mick - we are pleased you enjoy the facilities on offer at Ingrebourne Hill. Scott - Community Ranger

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Last updated: 10th August 2016

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What's Here?

  • Cycling
  • Mountain biking
  • Horse riding
  • No Fishing
  • Parking
  • Picnic
  • Play area
  • Walking
  • Viewpoint


OS Grid ref: TQ535 838
Postcode: RM13 8ST

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