Walthamstow BioBlitz : Wildlife on the Marshes

Walthamstow and Leyton Marshes
Event:
Wildlife on the Marshes
Venue:
Walthamstow and Leyton Marshes
Address:
Lea Bridge Road
Leyton
London
E10 7QL

Date:
Friday, 26 April 2019
Time:
11:00 - 12:30
Price:
FREE

Walthamstow BioBlitz : Wildlife on the Marshes

Take a walk with us around the beautiful Walthamstow Marshes exploring  its wide variety of butterflies, birds, moths and dragonflies. This event is part of a series of nature walks where participants will be encouraged to record their wildlife sightings and contribute to the London City Nature Challenge 2019.

Essential info

  • The meeting point for this walk will be Walthamstow Marshes

  • If you have a pair of binoculars bring them along

  • The site may be wet underfoot so please wear wellies or waterproof boots

  • We would advise that this event is suitable for adults and interested children from 8+ are welcome. All children must be accompanied by an adult

  • There is ample parking at Lee Valley Ice Centre. Please note car parking charges apply

  • Due to steps and steep slopes you will need to be reasonably mobile to follow the route

  • If possible please download the FREE iNaturalist app in advance so you can record your observations over the weekend.

Getting here

By train: the nearest stations are Clapton on the Liverpool Street line (10 minutes walk) or Lea Bridge station, located between Stratford and Tottenham Hale (10 minutes walk)

By bus: routes 48, 55 and 56 stop on Lea Bridge Road (outside  Lee Valley Ice Centre)

By car: there is a large car park at Lee Valley Ice Centre, just off Lea Bridge Road, or at Coppermill Lane

Booking

There is no need to book, just simply turn up!

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