Coronavirus (COVID-19)

If you are planning on travelling distance to attractions, we would recommend that you contact the venues directly in advance to avoid disappointment.

If you, or any of your party have a new persistant cough, or develop a fever of 38C, we would instead advise you to use the NHS's dedicated website for professional advice.

Rainham Hall

Rainham Hall is a charming and remarkably fine example of a Queen Anne house, built in 1729 by an enterprising merchant, the self-styled 'Captain' John Harle. The hall and its cluster of associated buildings were a focal point for his trading activities, which were a factor in the development of Rainham Village in the 18th century. It is a rare surviving witness of the river trade which forms an important part of local and regional history.The hall is nestled in the heart of Rainham village on the far eastern fringes of London. Surrounded by a contrasting landscape of big skies, wild marshland and thriving industry, Rainham Hall has been quietly biding its time. Now, with the generous support of the Heritage Lottery Fund and grant funders, we're working on an exciting project to restore and open up this hidden piece of London’s history. Find out more about the project.

  • Currently: Clear sky, 9° C
  • Sunday: Sunny, 18° C
  • Monday: Medium-level cloud, 15° C

Events over the next 6 Months

Macbeth theatre performance by The Handlebards, 7th June 2020, 19:30 to 21:30
Join The HandleBards all-female troupe at Rainham Hall for a bicycle-powered, farcical production of Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’.

Expect riotous amounts of energy, a fair old whack of chaos, and a great deal of laughter.

This is an outdoor...