About the area
Redbridge is a diverse borough with lush green spaces, sports facilities, and bustling shopping centres. Though only seven miles from Central London, it has a distinct countryside feel, with ancient Epping Forest falling within its boundaries. This 6000-acre wood boasts riverside trails, nature conservation areas, a watersports lake, two country parks, and a number of other visitor attractions. Redbridge is a family-orientated borough with loads of sports pitches and playgrounds. Arts and entertainment programmes are wide-ranging, including an annual Redbridge Show, dance and literature festivals, exhibitions, concerts, tea dances, and more.
The borough of Redbridge can rightly be called a green area. At least one-third of it is a part of the Green Belt of London. Redbridge has a lot to offer for visitors with more than a dozen of conservation areas, parks, and woodland. However, that doesn’t mean that the area lacks busy shopping centres, high-end bars, and luxury restaurants. Sports facilities are also at the disposal of the residents of the area.
In the borough, a lot of entertainment events are held, including dance festivals, exhibitions and concerts. For example, if you are a keen gardener, it will be interesting for you to know that Redbridge holds an annual gardening competition, Redbridge in Bloom.
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