Long House Plantscheck out website for details of their open garden days
Windmill was built by James Nokes, a local farmer, in 1803. It is a
Grade II* listed building and in terms of quality, completeness and
significance it is widely considered to be amongst the very best
remaining English smock mills. Restoration is due to be complete in Spring 2022.
Rainham Hall (National Trust) gardens are constantly being developed and are open (free) on Wednesdays to Sundays from 10 am to 5 pm. Rainham Hall is looking for 'cafe volunteers' and 'visitors welcome volunteers'. For information visit nationaltrust.org.uk/volunteer.
Langtons Gardens in Hornchurch and this is a lovely spot to escape the high street and enjoy some refreshments in Liana's cafe in the courtyard.
Long House Plants is a retail nursery run by Tim Carter. All the plants are grown here and they have a range of interesting and unusual trees, shrubs, perennials, grasses and alpines, selected to be successful in the local soils. You will be given a warm welcome, but please check the website for opening hours. The nursery garden is sometimes open for charity during the year - see the Local Events diary page for full information.
Anyone interested in having an allotment can contact Stewart Avenue Allotments in Upminster. Fruit, veg, flower and preserves are sold at the gate during the year. Or take a look at the list of all allotments in Havering
The National Garden Scheme (also known as the Yellow Book) features many gardens open for charity during the year.
The nearby gardens at Barnards Farm have many delights and hold the national collection of malus.
For local events and information check out the Upminster and Cranham Residents' Association website and the Upminster Community website .
Discover Me is a useful website which features local attractions and events.