A Walk in the Park

Lee Valley Ice Centre
Event:
A Walk in the Park
Venue:
Lee Valley Ice Centre
Address:
Lea Bridge Road
Leyton
London
E10 7QL

Date:
Sunday, 26 November 2017
Time:
13:00 - 15:00
Price:
FREE

A Walk in the Park - Winter on the Marshes

Join us for a 50th Anniversary winter walk on Walthamstow Marshes and enjoy the Walthamstow Nature Reserve, Coppermill Fields and Leyton Marsh, which are all part of this Green Flag award-winning site in the Lea Bridge area.

The reserve is one of the few remaining pieces of London’s once widespread river valley grasslands, and a space to treasure for many reasons!

There are plenty of paths to choose from when you explore by foot. Whilst exploring the area, look out for the blue plaque on the railway arch which commemorates the work of Sir Edwin Alliott Verdon Roe. It was on Walthamstow Marshes where he flew his first all-British triplane.

Meeting Point

  • The meeting point for this walk is the Ice Centre car park off the Lea Bridge Road Leyton.

  • Grid ref. TQ3559686723

  • Nearest postcode: E10 7QL

Top tips

  • Bring some water and snacks to keep you going

  • Dogs are allowed but must be kept on a lead

  • Make sure you wear suitable and comfortable clothing for the walk

  • Bring a camera or some binoculars and really take the scenery in

  • Meeting point at Lee Valley Ice Centre. NOTE: Car parking is chargeable

Getting here

By train: the nearest train station is Lea Bridge or Clapton on the Liverpool Street line (both 10 minute walk)

By bus: buses 48, 55 and 56 stop on Lea Bridge Road outside the centre

By car: the centre is just off the A104 Lea Bridge Road. There’s a large car park with space for coaches parking charges apply at this car park.

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No need to book, simply turn up and enjoy!

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