Such a well presented golf course with great views, you would never believe you were in London.
Submitted by Jim
Severndroog Castle tea rooms do super food and jolly posh teas in the considerately renovated folly albeit with sometimes random opening hours, check the website! Oxleas Wood Cafe is always open and always makes for a pleasant break with plenty of space for the kids to play and dogs to be run.
Submitted by Simon
Great pub, sourdough pizza and family friendly. Also makes a great cocktail and has a large and lovely garden.
Submitted by Jenny
The most fun you can have with a pair of trainers, never mind the mad dashing through colour stations where you're attacked with sachets of dye. There's also a music festival of colour! Run or Dye takes place not only in London, but all around the country and world.
Submitted by Kayleigh
There are exhibitions held here all the time - most recently ComicCon. It was also the venue for many of the events during the 2012 Olympics.
Submitted by Simon
A little known gem, the Sunborn is a fully functioning hotel held on a yacht next to the ExCel centre. You can go here just for the bar, as well as the half price buffet breakfast at the weekend too!
Submitted by Simon
The perfect place to go to relieve stress after work. It has an amazing free weights room and a cafe serving healthy juices and shakes made from a choice of protein brands.
Submitted by Gerald
A lovely independent interiors shop, selling fab pieces of furniture, fabrics, small gifts and unique cards.
Submitted by Katie
Finally we have a pub and it serves great food, any time of the day. The crowd is nice and the activities range from typical pub games to wine tastings, love it!
Submitted by Susanna
A down to earth vegetarian Indian restaurant, with tasty, inexpensive, healthy and authentic food.
Submitted by Jennifer
Chinese takeaway if you're in between the Forest Gate and Upton Park Area. All fresh ingredients, amazing portions and cooked with loads of colour and flavour!
Submitted by Siobhan
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Story TimeClaude Ramsey Library
Children's stories read aloud - free to attend. Website
Glyndon Under-5s Play CentreGlyndon Under-5s Play Centre
The centre has an outside grassy area with climbing frame/slide and a large selection of sit and ride toys, and sand and water tables. There is a large indoor play room complete with ball pool, slide and play house area. A large range of toys, bricks, puzzles, books and dressing-up clothes are available, and regular sensory play and craft activities including painting, gluing and play dough are organised. Website
Messy MorningClaude Ramsey Library
This is a chance to: have fun through messy play, be able to explore different textures and materials, and enable parents to meet other parents/carers with children the same age. This is a drop in session so no booking is required. Please wear clothes that you don't mind getting a bit messy. Website
Knit and natterThe Woolwich Centre
Come along and learn to knit with a friendly group of knitting lovers. Learn the basics in o Casting on and off o How to follow a pattern. You'll be knitting with confidence in no time. Website
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