Spending time researching car hire prices? Save time by comparing global brand car hire prices at VroomVroomVroom. Barking is a town that lies east of London within the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. It is located near the Charing Cross and River Thames. The prime roads A13, A123, A124 and A406 serve the town. Barking is famous for its amiable surrounding, arts, cultural heritage and wide variety of shops.
Barking Market within the town centre is a great destination to shop (i.e., fresh fruits, vegetables, fashion items etcetera). It is open every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Barking Park is Barking and Dagenham's oldest park, opened in 1898. It's area is nearly 30 hectares consisting of a 910 metre long lake, ornamental areas, tree lined avenues, playing fields and facilities for boating, bowls and football.
Barking Town Square is an interesting and award winning public space good visit to appreciate arts and nature. It is the town's very own folly.
The Lighted Lady of Barking Town is one of Barking's famous landmarks. It is a very noticeable public art located amidst a roundabout at the junction of Abbey Road and and London Road.
Valence House Museum located along Becontree Avenue is the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham's only surviving manor house with history dating way back the medieval era. The museum features displays about the history of Barking and Dagenham. It is by far the best venue to learn about the area's history and culture.
Victoria Park or Vicky Park is a large green public park within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets in proximity with Barking. It has a bathing pond, interesting monuments, magnificent trees, lakes and floral displays.