Hornchurch is an outer district of East London, England. It is about 15 miles (25 km) from the centre of the city, in the London Borough of Havering. It is one of two main tourist centres in Havering and extends to include the neighbouring areas of Rainham and Upminster, with a collection of small museums and heritage sites. The area is primarily a residential suburb, but has some value hotel accommodation and is on the London Underground network. It has a large theatre and is a popular location for weddings. There is a large retail area which has a good selection of restaurants, cafes and bars. There are a lot of outdoor activities, parklands and hiking trails.
On public transport, coming from the City of London the quickest route is a c2c train from Fenchurch Street to Upminster and then the District line. From the rest of Central London the journey is best completed by using the London Underground.