World War history at Hornchurch
This suburban London town close to busy Romford is shrouded in World War One history. It was the site of the Hornchurch Airfield, known as Sutton's Farm, an important RAF station in the early 1900s. Today, the airfield lends its land to Hornchurch Country Park, a peaceful park with a dedicated wildlife centre and a fishing lake. It's the ideal place for an afternoon stroll after a spot of lunch at the park's cafe.
An evening out at Queen's Theatre
If you've got an evening spare, head over to the Queen's Theatre. This impressive 500-seat venue is home to the original productions of some of the UK's best theatre shows, including Blood Brothers and Return to the Forbidden Planet, and has seen famous faces including Maggie Smith perform on its stage. From classic plays to kids' shows, there's plenty to see at this charming local auditorium.
Make a break for it at Room Lockdown
Test your nerve with a new challenge at thrilling live escape game Room Lockdown. You're locked in a room with 60 minutes to escape - but there's plenty of challenges to overcome before you can make a break for it. With rooms like Prison Break and the Curse of King Anum to crack, thrill-seekers will love this exciting game. Looking for a cheap hotel Near Hornchurch? Our Travelodge Romford Hotel is ideally located less than 15 minutes away, while Travelodge London Ilford Gants Hill can be found just off the A12.