Even though only the ruins of the famed Abbey exist today, the recently discovered items of old jewelry, carved bone artifacts, and pottery found there evoke interest in many. You may also visit the nearby Valentines Park, an outstanding example of 18th/19th-century country house parkland. It contains many features of historical interest. Driving through the history-soaked sites in and around Barking in a hired car will be pretty comfortable. Book your car rental for Barking now!