Where to take your foster child in Ilford?

23 December 2015

Providing foster care in Ilford is a highly rewarding experience in a town full of life, rich in history and conveniently situated in Greater London. If you’re new to fostering in Ilford, you may be wondering how you can entertain your foster child. There are plenty of fun, educational and exciting activities on offer in Ilford and the surrounding area, as well as a lot of beautiful green spaces where you can get some fresh air and exercise together. Here are a few suggestions on where you can take your foster child in Ilford.   

Valentines Park

Valentines Park is one of the top places to entertain your foster children in Ilford. Not only was it voted as the 6th best green space in the country but it was also voted as the 3rd best in London in the People’s Choice Awards. With so much on offer, including a band stand, basketball court, cricket pitch, tennis courts, row boats on the lake and a wide variety of nature, this is the ideal place to bond with your foster child and have some real fun at the same time. The park is open throughout the year, from 8am until dusk. 

Hot Shots Bowling

Entertaining your foster children in Ilford couldn’t be easier at the Hot Shots Bowling Centre. Located at 531 to 535 High Road, Ilford, IG1 1TZ, Hot Shots Bowling has a vast array of activities on offer, including 10 pin bowling, laser tag, pool tables, air hockey and the Izzy Wizzy Soft Play area for younger children. Opening times and admission prices do vary, so take a look at this page for more information. 

Fairlop Waters Country Park

Another great place to entertain the kids, Fairlop Waters Country Park has so much to offer children and families that it is a must visit destination in the Ilford area. With swimming, cycling, badminton, squash, golf, water sports and plenty of fun activities for younger children, you’re sure to find something you and your foster child will enjoy. 

There is plenty more you can do to entertain your foster children in Ilford, with the Cineworld cinema playing all the latest movies, Redbridge Museum displaying some of the best exhibitions Greater London has to offer, including a fascinating Ice Age exhibition and plenty of fun events all year round, you’re sire to enjoy every minute with your foster children. For more information on fostering in Ilford, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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