Loughton Tourism

Loughton /ˈlaʊtən/ is a town and civil parish in the Epping Forest district of Essex. It is located between 11 and 13 miles (21 km) north east of Charing Cross in London, south of the M25 and west of the M11 motorway and has boundaries with Chingford, Waltham Abbey, Theydon Bois, Chigwell and Buckhurst Hill. Loughton includes three conservation areas and there are 56 listed buildings in the town, together with a further 50 locally listed. The parish of Loughton covers an area of about 3,724 acres (15 km2), of which over 1,300 acres (5 km2) are part of Epping Forest. The ancient parish contained over 3,900 acres (16 km2), but in 1996 some parts of the south of the old parish were transferred to Buckhurst Hill parish, and other small portions to Chigwell and Theydon Bois. At the time of the 2001 census Loughton had a population of 30,340, and at the 2011 Census, 31,106. It is the most populous civil parish in the Epping Forest district, and within Essex it is the second most populous civil parish (after Canvey Island) and the second largest in area.


Explore popular vacation packages for Loughton, United Kingdom and kick-start your vacation planning for free. After your splendid visit to Loughton, you can proceed to an important near-by city of London. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit London for its bountiful attractions like The London Eye, British Museum, Tower Of London on your trip to Loughton. Popular vacation packages of Loughton are of 1-2 days.

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  • Know the pollution level of Loughton before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 64.18 (High)
    • Water Pollution 43.46 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 55.37 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 48.44 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33.9 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 43.84 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 45.31 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 20.98 (Low)
  • How safe is Loughton for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Loughton.

    • Burglary and Theft 47.14 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 53.61 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 52.74 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 36.59 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 41.51 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 48.87 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 51 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 58.4 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 67.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 43.16 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50.92 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 38.1 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 57.19 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Loughton is 125.92 (High)

    • Safety Index 48.59 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 88.25 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 59.53 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 47.57 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 81.76 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 67.86 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 20.73 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 93.61 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Loughton

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 16.27 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.29 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 84.4 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 79.76 USD

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