Plan your visit

Gate opening times

Monday 9:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 9:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 21:00
Thursday 08:00 - 19:00
Friday 08:00 - 21:00
Saturday 08:00 - 18:00
Sunday 08:00 - 18:00


Lee Valley White Water Centre
Grab a bite to eat

Café bar

Our licensed café bar serves a range of coffee, in addition to other hot and cold food and beverages, including beers and wine.

Café minimum opening times:
Monday - Sunday from 10:00 - 16:00

Subject to demand the café may be open earlier or later than stated. For more information please speak to a member of our customer service team on 08456 770 606



 For more information on accessibility at this venue visit Disabled Go

For more information on accessibility at this centre visit Disabled Go


Our peak season includes Saturdays from 2 May to 26 September 2015. All other days are off peak.

We welcome credit and debit card payments over the phone, online and in person. Effective from 1 April 2013 payment made by credit card is subject to an administration/ transaction fee of £2 per transaction. There is no charge for debit card payments.

  White Water Raft Adventure White Water Raft Charter - includes £50 drinks voucher Fast and Furious Fridays charter
Off peak £50.00 £450.00 £315.00
Peak £65.00 £540.00 n/a
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Corporate packages Find out more about our different packages

Fast and Furious Fridays are available during the 2015 open season. Charters are for a maximum of nine people.


We run a number of different sessions and courses for paddlers, for more information including prices please see the relevant links below:

Kayak hire

You can hire kayaks from us at the centre, hire does not include the cost of your session on either our Legacy or Olympic course (you must have taken our Kayaking Competency Assessment and be a member to use these courses).

White water kayak hire £15 per session


Journey Planner

How to get here

We're 10 minutes from the M25 London orbital motorway (either junction 25 or junction 26) and easily accessible from central London on the A10. Free car parking is available at the centre.

By road

From junction 26 of the M25:

  • Follow the A121 towards Waltham Abbey.
  • Continue forward over each roundabout. 
  • At T-junction (facing Royal Gunpowder Mills) turn left towards Waltham Cross along Highbridge Street.
  • The entrance to the centre is after approximately 100m on the right. 
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From junction 25 of the M25:

  • Join the A10 towards Hertford.
  • At the first roundabout turn right onto the B198 for Waltham Cross. 
  • Turn right at the next roundabout and left at a further roundabout to join Eleanor Cross Road / Station Road for one mile.
  • The entrance to the centre is on the left, opposite Jewson’s. 
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By rail

We advise checking your journey before you travel.

From Waltham Cross train station:

  • It's a 25 minute train journey on the East Anglia Line from London Liverpool Street and a 10 minute walk to the centre
  • Leave Waltham Cross station and follow the pathway to the main road
  • Turn right along Highbridge Street (away from the roundabout)
  • Proceed down Station Road for approximately half a mile, the centre is on the left hand side
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You can also reach us via Waltham Cross station where buses will take you to the main entrance. Please visit for information on train services.

From Cheshunt train station

  • It's a 25 minute train journey on the East Anglia Line from London Liverpool Street and a 20 minute walk through River Lee Country Park
  • Leave Cheshunt station and turn right towards the YHA London Lee Valley and Herts Young Mariners Base. Proceed through Lee Valley Regional Park car park at the bottom of the road
  • Take the turning into the country park on the right hand side
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By bus

The 211, 212, 213, 240, 250, 251 buses all stop on Station Road. 



Lee Valley White Water Centre

Station Road
Waltham Cross
Hertfordshire EN9 1AB

08456 770 606*

*Calls will cost 2 pence per minute plus your phone company’s access charge.

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