Raphael Park is a historical public park with heritage dating back to the 18th Century. Initially the park belonged to Henry Raphael, a British barrister and Liberal party politician, but the over the years he donated several acres to the Local Essex Council until the park was opened to the public in 1904.By using our Romford trip itinerary site, you can arrange your visit to Raphael Park and other attractions in Romford.
Since then the park has been enjoyed my many generations and is still thriving today.
The aim is to incorporate formal and informal outdoors education sessions to get Children more involved in their local green spaces.
In addition to this, the Officer will also be coordinating volunteer activities in the park to help; encourage wildlife, increase public participation, run educational events and manage the park
If you are interested in outdoors education or want to become a Volunteer then please contact Taylor Smyth-Richards with the information provided on this page.
Raphael Park Reviews
Absolutely excellent park, with plenty of tarmac paths that won't get muddy, a delightful lake with waterside properties, lots of interest for kids, with playgrounds, cafe, and all the paths. Highly..... more »
I normally take my kids to this park for a fun day out, if we haven’t got anything planned, and they really enjoy it! It has a lovely large pond, with a fountain and ducks. Next to the pond, there is.... more »
Lovely park and play area. There is also a place to buy snacks, ice creams and drinks etc. Lovely walk to the lake. Lots of painted stones lying around in different places no idea why but my granddaughter enjoyed finding them and reading their little messages.
Really lovely atmosphere and very clean.. just disappointed by how yellow the grass is! Such a beautiful park should be more green. But it was perfect for our large family picnic of 17 people and the park is big enough that we had our own space and didn't impose on other visitors.
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