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The small suburb of Rainham is steeped in history, with industrial links going back to the 1700s. If you’re visiting, check out our guide to its top attractions.
Map & nearby attractions
Where is Rainham?
Rainham is located in the East of Greater London, within the borough of Havering.
What are the best things to do in Rainham?
Looking for the best things to do in Rainham? To find out more about the town’s industrial past visit Rainham Hall, a superb example of a Queen Anne house that is looked after by the National Trust. If you want an exciting day out with the family, head to Stubbers Adventure Centre where you can learn to climb, kayak and wakeboard. Or spend a day bird-spotting in the RSPB Rainham Marshes.
How to get to Rainham? How far is it from London?
If you’re travelling from the South Essex end of the line (for example, from Southend), your best option is to get on a London-bound train towards Grays, then change at Grays to the Rainham branch and travel two stops.
If you’re coming from London, make sure you get on a train bound for Grays and get off at Rainham. the journey should take about 25 minutes.
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