July 15th 2019
Living Symphonies from Epping Forest
From the 20th of July to the 28th of July 2019 at The View and Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge you can come and find out more about Living Symphonies from Epping Forest. Part of living in Chigwell, Loughton or Woodford is the delight of having Epping Forest on your doorstep. But there is always more to engage with than the simple delights of the forest.
July 10th 2019
Cricket in Loughton
Been enjoying the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup? Then Cricket in Loughton is for you. What a wonderful competition the 12th edition of the Cricket World Cup it has been despite the weather. It was way back in April 2006 that the hosting rights were awarded to England and Wales and it has been the fifth time that the Cricket World Cup has been held in England and Wales. But if you are a cricket fan you probably know this.
July 8th 2019
Chigwell Meadows Nature reserve
Chigwell Roding Valley Meadows Nature Reserve, Grange Farm Centre, Grange Farm Lane, Chigwell Essex IG7 6DP is maybe not what you expect of Chigwell, Loughton or Woodford. The Chigwell Meadows is the largest remaining species-rich water meadow in Essex with its famous display of wildflowers and a mosaic of herb-rich habitats, hedgerows, marsh, ponds, scrub and woodland, and an array of wildflowers. Take a look at OS Map Reference TQ429942.
July 3rd 2019
Tennis Facilities in Chigwell
For Chigwell residents, there is a wealth of local amenities to enjoy, from boutiques and coffee shops through to high-end restaurants and sports clubs. As the Wimbledon tennis tournament starts there is, of course, a Chigwell Lawn tennis club to enjoy if you live in Chigwell, Loughton or Woodford.
July 1st 2019
Need to sort out your summer wardrobe?
If you are struggling to sort out your summer wardrobe so you can enjoy all the summer events in Chigwell, Loughton and Woodford have you thought about engaging Gemma Lilly? Gemma is one-half of the Loughton-based Style Sisters. She knows all there is to know about personal style and the best places to shop in West Essex.
June 25th 2019
Chigwell gardens to visit
Moving to Chigwell, Loughton or Woodford is bound to give you more outside space. For inspiration about gardens in and around Chigwell the National Garden Scheme is worth looking up.
June 23rd 2019
Chigwell School Prep Open Day
One of the many reasons families move to Chigwell, Loughton or Woodford is for the schools. If you are looking for prep school entry in September 2020 for any of your children Chigwell school has its 4+ Open Evening on Wednesday 26th June 2019 from 5.00 – 7.00pm.
June 17th 2019
Travel to and from London
One of the many reasons people move to Chigwell, Loughton and Woodford is that it is so easy to travel to and from central London. Chigwell and Grange Hill stations are both on the Central line (zone 4) providing a speedy service into central London and Buckhurst Hill, Woodford, Loughton and Hainault stations also offer quick connections and short journey times to the city.
June 16th 2019
The Dark Outside in Epping Forest
The Dark Outside will be taking place between 20th and 21st June 2019 at The View and Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge and it’s free, all you have to do is just tune in. As anyone who lives in Chigwell, Loughton or Woodford will tell you some of the biggest bonuses of living here is the proximity of Epping Forest as well as all the culture of central London.
June 10th 2019
Woodford Tumbling Tots groups
Getting your tots out and about tumbling or not is a life-line for any parent in the Woodford Loughton or Chigwell areas. Letting the little ones let off steam and socialise while you can enjoy the company of other parents and carers is vital. If you have just moved home and are new to the area it can be a good way of making local friends for yourself and your little ones.
June 9th 2019
How is Chigwell’s history entwined with the “special relationship” the UK has with America? In the wake of celebrating the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings which took place on the 6th June 1944 during the Second World War, the largest combined land, air and naval operation in history.
June 5th 2019
Connaught Water - things to do
Connaught Water is one of the most popular lakes to walk around in Epping Forest, largely because of the range of wildlife and its proximity to Chigwell, Loughton and Woodford.