Top things to do in the Lee Valley this October...
Prepare to scream this Halloween with Mischief and Mayhem
With Halloween fast approaching Lee Valley Park Farms have all sorts of wicked fun set up for you and your family. Join us for tons of mischief and unruly mayhem during pumpkin carving activities, trick or treat trails and face painting to match fancy dress. All of which featuring your favourite farm friends! Pre-book your entry tickets online and save 10%
Spooktacular 31 October – Gunpowder Park
Put on your most chilling fancy dress and tear up the night this Halloween at our Spooktacular event. Jump on board the ghost train for a journey with a spooky twist and prepare to be entertained by a petrifying puppet show, some nail-biting ghost stories and a Flame Fatale fire performance. There’ll even be an opportunity to chat to some real life Ghost Hunters and when you get hungry we’ve got all sorts of wickedly delicious food for you and face painting for those who want to make their fancy dress even freakier! Book now, if you dare…
Splashes and smiles
We’ve got loads of activities on the water to keep you occupied this half term! Stand up and paddle with Go Sup! Get friends and family together to test your balance and compete on the lake (participants must be ages 8+). or Go Canoeing to build your confidence on this hour long session on the water (suitable for anyone aged 8+) And for the bigger kids (aged 14+) this Halloween brace yourself for Wicked White Water and a Spine-Tingling Terror Tour…
Find out more about all the activities we have on offer at Lee Valley White Water Centre this half term
Have double the fun on two wheels
Get the kids active this October half term with our school holiday cycling activities!
For your littlest ones our VeloBalance sessions are an introduction to life on two wheels. Little Riders sessions work to build and boost your child’s confidence on their bike through exciting activities, and Skills, Hills and Thrills enhances BMX skills so upon completion kids are ready to take on our tracks! Our BMX School Holiday Club really gets kids in on the action as they learn even more skills with our experienced coaches. Book your place today.
Play to win this half term
Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre has lots of activities on offer to inspire your children in to becoming a pro! Book a court and play together at your own leisure. Or we’ve got school holiday hockey and tennis sessions for 7-12 year olds that start with exercises to improve on ability before finishing with an energetic match.
Challenge your limits
Children can go for gold and train like a pro with Lee Valley Athletics Centre’s Star Track holiday courses, kids aged 6 – 12 will be taught in a range of athletic disciplines over 3 – 4 days. For those looking for something more focussed a one day Master Class is the answer in a preferred discipline. For those that want to take the competition to the next level and further the fun they can compete in one of our upcoming Minithons. Bring their skills and enthusiasm to the track, book now!
Get cosy this autumn
Wind down and relax at one of our campsites this October. For a home away from home you can get cosy in one of our cabins or choose from a selection of accommodation options to find the one that suits you. Keep it simple and pitch up with your tent, or step it up a notch and stay in one of our new wigwams and you can even bring your own caravan. As well as our onsite activities you can enjoy miles of cycling and walking routes and take in the natural beauty. Plus each site has easy access into London if you fancy exploring the city. Book your mini break today!
Unearth nature’s playground
Become an intrepid discoverer on our nature reserves and trails and see what wildlife you might come across. Climb, jump and crawl through the natural play spaces of River Lee Country Park or Wild Kingdom at Three Mills Green. Feel the warm autumn breeze as you walk or cycle along one of our new routes. Sit back, relax and refuel at the end of the day in one of our cafés with a refreshing drink or snack. Start exploring our nature reserves and open spaces.
Step back in time at Myddelton House Gardens
Witness the beauty behind Myddelton House Gardens and discover unusual plants to historical artefacts. If you’re bringing little ones you can explore the grounds with our Ossie the Ostrich’s Children’s Trails and activity booklets. Bring your visit to life in the Bowles Museum and finish off with a cream tea and cake at Bowles Tea Room. Visit the gardens to start your discoveries!