GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Ingrebourne Valley

3 miles (5 km)

This is a nice easy, family cycle ride or walk through the Ingrebourne Valley near Upminster. The route includes a stretch through Hornchurch Country Park with its ponds, lakes and pleasant scenery.
You will also visit Ingrebourne Hill which offers brilliant views across the Thames and a variety of wildlife.
Finally, there is a lovely stretch along the Ingrebourne River to enjoy, making for a peaceful, varied easy walk or ride.
Good access points are the stations at Upminster and Rainham.
The route is coincident with the London Loop which you can use to extend the walk if you have time.

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Ingrebourne Valley OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Ingrebourne Valley Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

The Upminster Circular Walk visits the valley and the country park from the nearby train station. It then goes onto Corbets Tey and Cranham.
Just east of Hornchurch there's also the noteworthy Belhus Woods Country Park where you'll find lakes, wildflower meadows and bluebell woodland.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Essex Walks and London Walks pages.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Ingrebourne River in Upminster - - 1989313

Ingrebourne River in Upminster

Ingrebourne near St George's Hospital - - 2376014

Ingrebourne near St George's Hospital, London Borough of Havering

Ingrebourne River south of Upminster - - 1037712

Ingrebourne River south of Upminster. The Ingrebourne rises near Brentwood and enters the Thames at Rainham having provided a rural corridor between the London suburbs of Emerson Park, Cranham, Upminster and Hornchurch en route. Taken from the London Loop footpath.

Tett Turret at the former RAF Hornchurch - - 1130856

Tett Turret at the former RAF Hornchurch. This lies on the eastern perimeter of one of the most important RAF fighter bases of World War II

Albyn Farm Pond, Hornchurch Country Park - - 2599229

Albyn Farm Pond, Hornchurch Country Park

Ingrebourne at Red Bridge - - 2375784

Ingrebourne at Red Bridge

River Ingrebourne - - 2597838

Approaching Rainham

Rainham War Memorial and Clock Tower - - 2597732

Rainham War Memorial and Clock Tower


GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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