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
Easter 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!
During the school holidays Lee Valley Athletics Centre hosts Star Track – holiday courses that offer children aged 6 – 8 and 8 - 12 the opportunity to make friends and have loads of fun learning different athletics skills. To enrol them onto the course call 020 8344 7230.
Top dog at Tottenham Marshes
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!
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.
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
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!
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 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!