Fairlop Waters Country Park
Fairlop Waters is the largest country park and leisure facility in Redbridge. It is easily accessible from the M25, via the A12. It is a short walk from Fairlop and Barkingside stations, both on the Central Line. We have 2 rooms you can hire for meetings and functions as well as a licensed bar and restaurant. Fairlop Waters Country Park is also an approved licensed venue for weddings and civil ceremonies.
Outdoor Activity Centre
Sailing and canoeing are available with tuition at the Centre. They also offer a variety of outdoor pursuits with equipment hire and safety tuition.
For further information visit the Outdoor Activity Centre website.
Fairlop Rowing Club
Fairlop Rowing Club has a junior and adult section that train 3 times a week. The club accepts new members that have previous rowing experience or have completed a 'Learn to Row' course. There is a waiting list for the next junior and adult Learn to Row courses so if you are interested in adding your name to the waiting list or require further information please email Fairlop Rowing Club.
Get active at Fairlop Waters
We have recently been awarded £150,000 from Sport England to get residents more active in Redbridge.
The Fairlop Activation project has been working closely with residents to provide a variety of weekly outdoor fitness classes which are available for you to pay and go as you please, no need to book, just turn up. View the Active Fairlop timetable.
Owls Play Centre
An indoor play area which offers fun and adventurous activity for children up to 12 years old. The play centre is multi-tiered with dedicated playzones for babies, toddlers and juniors providing a safe and secure environment for children. The centre is also available to hire for parties! Learn more about Owls on the centre's website.
- floodlit driving range
- golf course 9 & 18 hole
- golf coaching
- hall and meeting rooms for hire
- high ropes course
- Outdoor Activity Centre
- windsurfing & sailing lake
- active Fairlop outdoor fitness programme (PDF 148KB)
Hire the park
Our parks and outdoor spaces including park buildings are available to hire for large or small events. For further information on how to hire a park visit our page on hiring outdoor spaces.
If you would like to use the park for training businesses such as bootcamps, personal training or sports coaching you will need to apply for a permit. For prices and more information, please contact parks and open spaces on 020 8708 3141 (open 5 days a week from 8am to 5pm)
To apply for a permit, please complete an application form (PDF 54KB) and return it to the address given on the form.
We offer bike hire throughout the school holidays
Prices (per hour): Adult £6, Child £4
Days and times: Tuesday 3 to Friday 13 April
Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm
To book your bike hire you will need:
- one form of ID (either proof of address or photographic identification such as Passport/ Driving License)
- a bank or credit card as a form of deposit (to be held until bike(s) are returned)
Payment will be taken upon arrival (cash or card payments are accepted). Please note that any damages to equipment may incur additional charges.
For more information contact Fairlop Outdoor Activity Centre on 020 8500 1468.
No pre-booking necessary, just pay as you go. To book your session visit Fairlop Waters reception desk.
How to find us
Information for all parks
- see our car parking and park rules
- view park opening and closing times (PDF 85KB)
- make an enquiry or report a problem