Gunpowder History and Mystery

Gunpowder Park
Event:
Gunpowder History and Mystery
Venue:
Gunpowder Park
Address:
Sewardstone Road
Waltham Abbey
Essex
EN9 3GP

Date:
Sunday, 15 November 2020
Time:
Starts at 11am
Price:
Free

Gunpowder History and Mystery

 

During this week’s walk, you will discover Sewardstone and Enfield Island.Sewardstone Marsh is a real gem and quite a rarity in modern Britain – a wetland habitat where you can enjoy discovering thriving populations of amazing animals and plants. A fascinating and popular place to visit, not only by wildlife but also people coming to discover this area.


Moving on from Sewardstone we will head to Enfield Island, a formal royal small arms factory which is now home to housing however backs onto the beautiful Gunpowder Park.

 

Walk Info

 

> The length of this walk is 5.4km (3.3 miles) and can take between 2 to 3.5 hours
> Part of this walk is along unsurfaced footpaths and is not suitable for wheelchairs or buggies.
> The meeting point for this walk is Gunpowder Park car park off the Sewardstone Road just off the south of Waltham Abbey. Nearest post code EN9 3GP.
> The Grid Reference. TQ 38557 99378

 

Essential Info

 

> The site has car parking, accessible parking and toilet facilities.
> Car Park charges apply
> Dogs are welcome if kept on a lead
> Please wear comfortable clothing as the walk can take up to two hours
> Bring a snack and some refreshments to give you that energy boost

 

Getting here

 

By train: the nearest station is Enfield Lock on the Liverpool Street line (20 minute walk)
By bus: the 505 stops on Sewardstone Road (5 minute walk)
By car: 5 minute drive from the M25 Junction 26

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