School holiday fun

School holiday fun!

There’s plenty to keep you and the kids entertained during the school half terms and holidays in Lee Valley. From toddlers to teenagers there’s a whole host of activities, fun days out and events to get all the family out and about. Lee Valley has so much to offer, not only in the holidays but all year round too!

Get active this spring
Get active this spring

Easter activities in the Lee Valley

There are loads of things to do in the Lee Valley this Easter! With spring in the air it’s a great time to visit Lee Valley Park Farms. Join them for Spring-tastic Farm Fun where you can meet all the new-borns and explore the indoor and outdoor play areas. There’s also their Easter Eggtravaganza event which is set to be full of eggscellent activities including their annual Easter egg hunt! You can have even more animal fun at Lee Valley Riding Centre as they bring back Pony Trekking Experiences from 7 April.

During the school holidays Lee Valley Athletics Centre hosts Star Track – holiday courses that offer children the opportunity to make friends and have loads of fun learning different athletics skills. Book online now to enrol them on the course for 6 - 8 year olds and 8-12 year olds.

Top dog at Tottenham Marshes
Top dog at Tottenham Marshes

Events during the school holidays

For kids that love the outdoors we have our monthly A Walk in the Park. This family friendly free guided walk will focus on weird and wonderful myths and folklore in River Lee Country Park. We’re also hosting our Top Dog event at Tottenham Marshes; drop into this free dog handling clinic for advice, hands-on training and a great day out with the family dog.

To round off the Easter break why not head to River Lee Country Park where Oakleigh Fairs will present the Easter Country Fair. This is set to be a great family event that you won’t want to miss!

Taster sessions
Experience Lee Valley VeloPark this Easter

Easter taster sessions for kids at Lee Valley VeloPark

Now’s their chance to be a part of the legacy and experience Lee Valley VeloPark. If your kids are aged 7 – 16 they can take on the berms on the BMX track, the smooth road circuit or the hills of the mountain bike trials. To experience the velodrome track, kids must be aged 12 -16. Find out more and book a session online today.

Try white water activities at Lee Valley White Water Centre
White water activities at Lee Valley White Water Centre

Watersports in Lee Valley

Check out the water activities available at Lee Valley White Water Centre. Book online today for Go Canoeing. These hour long sessions are the perfect activity for family and friends to enjoy the spacious flat water lake!

Alternatively, feel the thrill of Hydrospeeding or get the family to try their hand at kayaking with our Hot Dog sessions (participants must be aged 12+).

Find out more about what you can do at Lee Valley White Water Centre.

See what's growin in the Victorian Glasshouse
See what's growing in the Victorian Glasshouse

Explore the gardens

Myddelton House Gardens is a great place for all the family to visit all year round; you can explore the gardens and learn about them too! The Visitor Centre has a selection of fun activity booklets available. Try one of Ossie the Ostrich’s Children’s Trails or have a go at the Discover Explore Myddelton House Gardens Explorer pack. There are also lots of other explorer packs available around the Lee Valley, check them out here. Once you’ve completed your booklet why not treat yourself to a bite to eat at Bowles Tea Room, they’ve got some delicious cakes!

Explore the great outdoors!

We have miles of traffic-free trails for cycling, walking and running so whether you all like to have fun on two wheels or by foot Lee Valley has over 26 miles of countryside to discover.

Wildlife in the Lee Valley
Discover a wealth of wildife

Get close to nature


Our nature reserves and open spaces are thriving with wildlife. See how many of the 200 recorded bird species you can spot, our bird hides at Fisher’s Green in River Lee Country Park or at WaterWorks Centre nature reserve and Middlesex Filter Beds are great spots to keep an eye out. Take a trip to Cornmill Meadows or discover our wet woodland trail through Gunpowder Park and along Sewardstone Road.

Wild Kingdom at Three Mills Green
Wild Kingdom at Three Mills Green

River Lee Country Park

Climb around and run free in our specially created natural play space in River Lee Country Park or test your favourite four-legged friend on our dog agility course!

Three Mills Green

Have some family and friends time; go for a walk or a cycle at Three Mills Green where you’ll find the world’s largest tidal mill and Wild Kingdom – a unique outdoor play area where the kids can go wild!

Cycling routes
Try out one of our cycling routes

Cycling and walking in Lee Valley

Get the family up on their feet and try one of our many cycling routes across the park. Practice safe cycling on family-friendly trails with beautiful surroundings. We've also got loads of great walking routes for you to choose from.

Discover Explore

Discover fun-tastic locations throughout the Lee Valley including Waltham Abbey Gardens and Secret Island-Royal Gunpowder Mills. Complete daredevil missions, reveal hidden stories and win super duper badges. The perfect exploration game for families and young children, Discover Explore!

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