Grange Farm Centre is a 90-acre community facility and charity located in Chigwell, Essex.
The scenic site is extremely popular with residents from Essex and North London, who find the facility an ideal setting for sporting, recreational and educational pursuits. The four top-quality football pitches are in high demand, the Pelican Playground is extremely popular with local parents and children, whilst walkers and wildlife enthusiasts come from all across Essex to explore the Roding Valley Nature Reserve. There is lots to do!
An architectural award-winning pavilion nestles in the heart of Grange Farm and is an impressive venue for clubs and groups to meet. Home Team, Colebrook Royals Football Club, always receive compliments from the opposition on the surrounding scenery of Chigwell and Essex and also the great viewing areas of the playing surfaces for spectators.
The pavilion has two function rooms can be hired out for events, parties, meetings and corporate events. Food and drinks can be arranged for you through our on-site caterer.
If you fancy a good walk, you can wind your way along the meandering pathways of Chigwell Meadows which is accessible to all. You will discover a haven for wildlife including deer, hedgehogs, stoats, bees, great crested newts and foxes together with a variety of birds. The meadows are home to a unique swale running centrally through the reed beds into a pond with its aquatic life.
The Roding Valley Nature Reserve is a great family day out for those interested in nature and walks in the outdoors. The 160-acre site is managed by the Essex Wildlife Trust and is the ‘go-to place’ for lovers of ancient trees, bird watching, butterflies, wildflowers and those who love great walks with stunning views. Visitors are encouraged to explore the beauty of this ancient landscape that has been recognised by being granted a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and to learn about its fascinating history.
Bring your nursery, school or college to the Grange Farm Centre to explore the great outdoors and develop practical skills through programmes linked to the curriculum. We are a fantastic resource for activities such as orienteering, bushcraft and habitat exploration such as pond dipping and minibeast surveys. Our activities can be adapted to a wide range of groups.
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