School holiday fun

Top things to do in the Lee Valley this Christmas holiday...


Lee Valley Ice Centre

Get your skates on this Christmas

What better way to get in the Christmas spirit than at Lee Valley Ice Centre! It’s the perfect day out where you can create some festive magic on the rink with family and friends, there are skate aids available to hire for the little ones (under 5s) so they have a helping hand to keep them on their feet. Glide this way to find out more.


Tennis at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre

Baby it's cold outside

So stay warm and keep moving on Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre’s indoor courts! Play with your little smashers and enjoy great savings over the festive period. See Christmas opening times and discounted prices.


Track session at Lee Valley VeloPark

Don't let the season stop you at Lee Valley VeloPark

We’re open all year round! Keep them pedalling this winter at Lee Valley VeloPark. Rejoice with a family session on the road circuit, take on the track with teenagers in a Christmas taster, get muddy mountain biking or dare to face the BMX track!

If you don’t have time to visit this school holiday why not treat someone you love this Christmas with one of our gift vouchers


Winter walk in the Lee Valley

Wrap up for the Festival of Winter Walks

The Festival of Winter Walks 19 December – 3 January runs across the UK to keep the nation active over the festive period, so get inspired with our list of walking routes and find your perfect family winter stroll.

Whether you want to welcome in the New Year at a leisurely pace or burn off one too many mince pies, our New Year’s walk on Sunday 3 January will be a step in the right direction. Meet at Rye House Gate House as we explore and discover the winter wildfowl on our way to Roydon. There’s no booking required just turn up on the day for this FREE adventure.


Disk golf

Disc golf December

We guarantee you’ll love this family fun activity so bring the family together for a game that can be enjoyed by everyone as you play this unique 9 hole course! We recommend combining it with a winter walk in River Lee Country Park and a pit stop at Lee Valley White Water Centre café for a winter warmer. Download your instructions and score card now


Myddelton House Gardens

Glad tidings we bring at Myddelton House Gardens

Explore the beautiful grounds of Myddelton House Gardens with the little ones and take on Ossie the Ostrich’s challenge (pick up your activity pack from the Visitor Centre for just £1). After discovering unusual plants and historical artefacts warm up with a hot drink and a cake in Bowles Tea Room.

Find out more information about everything Myddelton House Gardens has on offer including the Bowles Museum.

Family cycling in Lee Valley

Pedal so you can 'pie'!

Don’t put your bikes away just yet, embrace the colder weather and get the whole family cycling so they can pedal off the mince pies! We’ve got cycle routes to suit everyone, from relaxed circular cycle rides to a scenic, Christmas pudding burning, eight mile trail. Find your favourite route today.


Wigwam at Lee Valley Caravan Park, Dobbs Weir

Have a wigwam winter

Get cosy with a Wigwam Holiday at Lee Valley Caravan Park, Dobbs Weir. After a day exploring the Lee Valley snuggle down with a DVD and put the heater on for a festive getaway with the family.  

Our three campsites offer a range of accommodation from camping to glamping! You can enjoy miles of cycling and walking routes and take in the natural beauty of the Lee Valley in December. Plus each campsite has easy access into London if you fancy exploring the city on your Christmas adventure. Book your magical trip today.


Competitors at Lee Valley Athletics Centre

Welcome the New Year in with a win

Anyone over the age of 11 can go for gold and compete against others or attempt to set their personal best at Lee Valley Athletics Centre. With seven different events to take on, competitors should  bring all their skills and enthusiasm to the track, book now!


Friday Night Live at Lee Valley White Water Centre

Leave the kids at home… 
Festive Friday Night Live! 4, 11, 18 December

For the first three Friday nights in December  a festive spin is taking over Friday Night Live at Lee Valley White Water Centre. Celebrate the end of the week and the countdown to the 25 December with an evening of live music, festive drinks and Christmas treats. Everyone’s welcome (kids too but we thought you’d prefer to leave them at home!) - there’s even a toasty indoor bar which runs Happy Hour between 19:30 – 20:30! Find out more about your perfect Friday night now.

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