Nearby attractions

London is moving east, with the Park at the heart of a dynamic new metropolitan centre. If you are planning a visit to the Park or a stay in Stratford, there’s lots to do on the Park’s doorstep.

Around the Park

Westfield Stratford City

One of Europe's largest urban shopping centres is right on the Park's doorstep. Visit their website for more information.

Disabled access guides: We've worked with Disabled Go to create an online access guide for Westfield Stratford City. Click here to read the guide.


There’s lots to see and do within Stratford itself. 

The four-screen Stratford Picturehouse provides the local community with the latest big film releases, the best of British and international art-house and independent cinema, and a great choice of children's films. Fitted out to luxury standards, with stadium seating and 3D projection, the landmark building has won numerous architectural awards. Find out more.

Theatre Royal Stratford East opened in 1884. Saved from bulldozers in the 1970s by Theatre Manager Gerry Raffles - and given a Heritage Lottery Fund makeover in 2001 - Theatre Royal is now a Grade II Listed Building and remains one of the most popular attractions in Stratford today. Over 100,000 people visit Theatre Royal Stratford East every year; and a vibrant bar and restaurant offers free entertainment seven days a week. Find out more.

The Discover Story Centre is the UK’s first story centre for 0-11 year olds and their families, complete with creative play spaces designed to inspire children’s curiosity and imagination, and interactive exhibitions immersing you in the world of your favourite children’s author. Find out more.

Stratford Circus Arts Centre brings accessible, world-class performances and creative learning to east London. It’s a place to create and experience theatre, dance, music and circus and visual exhibitions, and attracts over 125,000 visitors a year. Find out more.

Hackney Wick and Fish Island

The Park also borders onto Hackney Wick and Fish Island – an area with a rich history, and a creative and cultural hub. Check out events – or have a beer and a pizza – at The White Building, or enjoy innovative theatre and music productions at The Yard Theatre.   Or why not explore Here East and its great canalside restaurants?