Hainault Forest Country Park is located in Greater London
.With an area of 136 hectares (336 acres), Hainault Forest Country Park is a Site of Special Scientific Interest.The Redbridge section of The Park
is being developed by the Redbridge Council as a country park.
After public pressure to retain some remnant headed by Edward North Buxton
, a total of 804 acres (3.3 km2) of land, which included 253 acres (1.0 km²) of woodland and rough pasture) was bought for public use on 21 July 1906. It includes the Hainault Forest Golf Club and a large lake, as well as a farm, partly for rare breeds of animal.The Hainault Forest Country Park protected areas include: open space parklands with numerous public footpaths and a large lake;and Fox Burrow Farm which is used in part for preserving rare breeds of animals.