Afternoon Marshy wander in Tottenham

Tottenham Marshes
Event:
Afternoon Marshy wander in Tottenham
Venue:
Tottenham Marshes
Address:
Watermead Way
Tottenham
London
N17 0XD

Date:
Saturday, 18 May 2019
Time:
13:30 - 15:30
Price:
FREE

Afternoon Marshy wander in Tottenham

During this weeks walk, we will discover what Tottenham Marshes has to offer.

Lee Valley Regional Park Authority took over management of the area in 1972 and since then the nature has been top priority.

The marshes are a diverse area of grassland, scrub and waterways which are an oasis for nature in the urban sprawl of London. It has some history and the walk leaders will tell you about historic events and what the site was used for in the past.

When you visit this beautiful area you can expect many wildlife species across miles of paths including Kingfishers, Field Voles and many other breeding bird species.

Spring on the marshes can be a magical time and it will be a relaxing walk to brighten up your weekend.

Walk  Information

  • The length of this walk is 5.3km (3.4 miles) and can take around 2 hours

  • Part of this walk is along unsurfaced foot paths and is not suitable for wheelchairs or buggies

  • Some of this walk is next to water

Meeting Point

  • The meeting point for this walk is Tottenham Marshes car park off Watermead Way just north of Tottenham Hale train station

  • Grid ref. TQ 35048 90586

  • Nearest postcode: N17 0XB

  • FREE Parking

Top tips

  • Please wear suitable clothing and footwear for the walk

  • Bring some water and snacks to keep you going

  • Dogs are allowed but must be kept on a lead

  • Bring a camera for the walk or some binoculars and enjoy the nature and wildlife

Getting here

By train: the nearest stations are Northumberland Park and Tottenham Hale on the Liverpool Street line (10 minute walk)

By bus: routes 76, 192 and 363 stop on Watermead Way (5 minute walk)

By car: the car park can be reached from the A1055 which is close to the A406 North Circular.

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