Top things to do in the Lee Valley this half term...
Spring to it as a family this February
What better time for a walk or cycle in the Lee Valley than during the school holidays when the kids can explore to their heart’s content? You can choose from over 30 walking routes and over 20 cycle routes to find the perfect day out for your family. We guarantee the whole family will love our new Artworks Route One, this route encompasses the southern section of the park and incorporates sculptures and natural play pieces to keep the kids excited for a whole 2.5 miles. For those who want a full day in the Lee Valley we recommend our Farm and Wetland Trail so the little ones can enjoy a trip to Lee Valley Park Farms combined with a circular route linking to the wetlands of River Lee Country Park.
Calling all daring riders age 7 – 16 this February for Lee Valley VeloPark’s BMX Thrills and MTB Skills school holiday sessions! We guarantee to beat any half term boredom with a mountain bike session followed by a BMX session. Not forgetting a break for lunch in which riders can refuel at Café 42 Degrees or bring their own packed lunch. These sessions work to improve skills, teach new techniques and build confidence on the BMX track and mountain bike trails. All equipment is included so all you need to bring is your little rider! Find out more and book a school holiday session today.
An exciting new season at the farms
If you’ve missed the #LVFarmFun as much as we have, you’ll be thrilled to read that the farms are reopening their gates on 13 February with some new and exciting changes. Come and see what's different since you were last with us, Santa's elves have been very busy over the Christmas period working away to make some improvements for an all-round better experience for all the family! We're sure you're eager to see what the animals have been up to, you might even be able to see some new arrivals. Book your tickets to kick-start the fun.
Lee Valley Regional Park Ranger Experience
Are you and your family interested in what Lee Valley Regional Park’s dedicated rangers do to ensure the park remains a valuable nature and conservation location? Then come along to Myddelton House Gardens and listen to an illustrated talk from one of our experienced team and see how you could get involved! Find out more about this free experience.
Half term horse riding!
Get a leg up this half term at Lee Valley Riding Centre! Whether you’re a complete beginner or looking for advanced tuition we have the staff, facilities and programmes to suit you. Children will love own a pony days during the school holidays where they can broaden their equine knowledge and jump in the saddle for a half hour riding lesson too. Get your little horse riders on board.
Serve up and swing this spring
Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre have a range of junior tennis courses running throughout the spring term for every age group, these sessions let your kids train with their peers, learn new skills and gain confidence in their tennis due to being in a smaller more structured group. Hotshots Pay and Play sessions are also on offer. These sessions give players an introduction to the game in a more action packed way and involve a mix of drills, teaching and games that will make for an enjoyable half term. Find the perfect session for your child today.
Slip your skates on this February
Whether your child is new to the sport or a champion skater they can slip their skates on and slide across the ice this half term! Lee Valley Ice Centre welcomes all ages and abilities on the ice and has sessions to suit all. If they want to skate for fun they can join one of our public skating sessions which run 7 days a week and if they want to glide across the ice with friends they'll love a Friday night disco session in which they can skate the night away. New skaters can get to grips with the basics in a Learn to Skate programme or if they dream of competing and want to join the National Ice Skating Association they can sign up for private ice skating tuition and training.
Calling all budding athletes aged 6-8 and 8 -12 to Lee Valley Athletics Centre this February half term for their Star Track courses! Children will receive expert tuition to improve their skills in the various athletic disciplines, from techniques and tips on sprinting to hurdles, high jumps and javelin. Plus, we guarantee your athletes a whole load of half term fun too. Book now to start your child's journey.
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 half term walk in River Lee Country Park and a pit stop at Lee Valley White Water Centre café for a refreshing beverage and a bite to eat. Download your instructions and score card now.