Top things to do this half term
It’s time to bring out the sunglasses and sun hats as this school holiday is full of sport and outdoor activities for all the family to enjoy!
This year we’re marking our 50th anniversary, we’d love to see what you get up to in the park this half term so share your pictures with us on social media using #LeeValley50.
Explore the great outdoors
Get out and get active with the family with our walking routes. We recommend Artworks Route 1, starting in Hooks Marsh through River Lee Country Park to Lee Valley White Water Centre and back. On your journey, spot the various sculpture and natural play pieces and see which ones are your favourite!
There's a lot more routes to discover
Keep the kids entertained
Kick start the sunny weather by registering for your FREE Lee Valley Filled with Fun activity pack! In there you’ll get a handy activity planner which will give you a variety of activities and events at our different venues for you to tick off once you’ve done it. So start your adventure now and embark on your journey around the park, whether it be meeting the animals at Lee Valley Parks Farms or making a splash at Lee Valley White Water Centre, there are a lot more activities to get involved in!
Share your favourite activity with us with a selfie @LeeValleyPark or on our facebook
Get cosy at our campsites
Start planning your break away and spend the holidays in the Lee Valley. You’ll find a bucket load of activities to keep you busy during your stay – explore the great outdoors by foot or on bike, take a trip to nearby attractions or you can even do some sightseeing with easy access to London.
If you’re not a seasoned camper you can get cosy in one of our cocoons or cabins at Lee Valley Campsite, Sewardstone.
It’s back better than ever! Full of fun packed activities such as sheep shearing demonstrations, falconry displays and much more! So bring your friends and family and see some of your favourite animals running about at Lee Valley Park Farms from 28 May to 4 June.
Grind those gears and hop on to your seats as there’s a variety of sessions of different cycling disciplines to enjoy this half term. For kids aged 7 - 12 our Pedal Up Pump session will boost young riders confidence on the pump track. Or teenagers can show off their skills on our BMX track or our indoor track. So ready, set and Go!
As the sun comes out get the kids outdoors for Wild Wednesday’s Minibeast Mania on 31 May from 13:00 – 15:00. Simply make your way to Waltham Abbey Gardens for a minibeast safari and get a close up view of marvellous minibeasts!
Save 10% when you book in advance online
Go Canoeing week
Head down to Lee Valley White Water Centre from 31 May – 2 June and the kids can celebrate Go Canoeing Week with a session on our lake, from SUP boarding to canoeing! If they’re feeling competitive join in our three mile challenge on the lake.
Sprint into action
Push the kids to starting something different this half term with our Star Track and Master Classes at Lee Valley Athletics Centre. It’s a great way to burn off some energy and learn great athletic techniques to improve their skills.
We guarantee your mini athletes will enjoy themselves and tell all their friends about it when they return to school!
Grab your skates
Let the kids challenge themselves this half term with our Learn to Skate holiday courses. Our four day crash course will help you and the kids learn a variety of skills and techniques. So jump on board and you’ll be showing off to your friends and family in no time!
Can’t get enough of your holiday courses? Right after your session you can enjoy a free skate on the ice! Spend some quality family time on the ice with our evening disco sessions every Friday and Saturday.
Head over to Lee Valley Golf Course for a game of FootGolf; a fusion of football and golf! Bring the family together for a fun filled activity and give yourself and the kids a challenge by trying something new.