- Gunpowder History and Mystery
- Gunpowder Park
- Sewardstone Road
- Sunday, 15 November 2020
- Starts at 11am
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.
> 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
> 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
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