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image for Children's Activity Event item typeMerlins Bird Watching Club for Young People at Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

Children's Activity Event, Thu 27 Oct 2016

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre


Hornchurch Country Park,
Squadron’s Approach,
RM12 6DF


Named after the Merlin engines that once powered RAF Hornchurch's Spitfires. Armed with binoculars, bird guide and notepad (all provided) join Brenda our birdwatching guide to spot, observe and identify the bird life of Hornchurch Country Park. Suitable for 8 year olds + (unaccompanied). Opportunity to learn and develop new skills session by session. The first Saturday of the month and then every Thursday in the school holidays.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 27 Oct 2016 10:30 to 12:30


£6 donation per child sibling £4.



Plan route to Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Lat: -20.93270 Long: 167.13036

Public transport – Underground - From Hornchurch district line station, turn right and follow Sutton’s lane until you get to Hornchurch Country Park where you will see the centre beyond the car park. Bus – the 252 bus stops just by Squadrons’ Approach. The 252 bus leaves from either Hornchurch Town centre or Colliers Row
By car - *Please note that our postcode may not work with sat nav* Turn into Squadron’s Approach from Airfield Way/ Suttons Lane, turn right at the end of the street and follow the road into the carpark. The centre is a very short walk from the car park.
Disabled parking – the centre is approximately 2 minute walk on level tarmac from the car park. For visitors who cannot walk this distance, please call the centre prior to your visit to arrange access to the drop off point outside the centre

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Hornchurch station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality