October half term
Autumn is upon us which means so is October Half Term! You’ll have a whole two weeks to keep your little ones active and on the go, so why not take this time to check out what's going on in the the Lee Valley?
This year we’re marking our 50th anniversary and we’d love to see what you get up to this half term. Share your pictures with us on Facebook or Twitter using #LeeValley50
Super spooky fun - Halloween
Meerkats playing in pumpkins
Mischief and Mayhem
21 - 29 October
As Halloween approaches we've got lots of fun activities planned at Lee Valley Park Farms. Join us for Mischief and Mayhem with creepy critter shows, pumpkin carving, face painting and even a super spooky Haunted House! Pre-book your entry tickets online and save 10%.
Thrills & Chills Rafting
Wicked White Water
25 - 31 October
October is offically a white water season of spooks. There's a mad week full of extra sessions and activities. With a Trick or Treat Treasure Hunt, Ghoulish Go Canoeing and late night Thrills & Chills Rafting, you won't be disappointed. But the fun doesn't stop there! Join us for Horror Hot Dog sessions,Terrifying Tubing and even Haunting Hydrospeeding.
Wild Wednesday at Waltham Abbey Gardens
Wild Wednesday Autumn Activity Afternoon
We're ending our 'Wild Wednesday' afternoons with a bang! Join us and explore Cornmill Meadows and Waltham Abbey Gardens with wonderful seasonal activities. We've got all kinds of arty fun for you and your little ones to get creative with. Make your own critters with natural objects, create masks, scavenger sticks and even dream catchers!
Lee Valley Bug Club
Discover nature like never before! Kids can explore Waltham Abbey Gardens for our creepy crawlie friends with an experienced outdoor educator. This is the perfect day for your little ones before the October half term is over!
If you love getting close to nature explore our beautiful open spaces and see what wildlife you can spot. With over 200 bird species, we’re sure you’ll enjoy wildlife watching in the Lee Valley.
Submit your sightings on our website to feature on our wildlife sightings page or share your sightings with us on Twitter @LeeValleyPark.
Learn to Skate class and Lee Valley Ice Centre
Schools' out skates on!
Grab your skates this half term and get down to Lee Valley Ice Centre. Learn the basics of skating whilst making new friends! We offer classes for any age in a fun and safe enviroment.
Hurdle into half term!
Keep the kids going this half term at Lee Valley Athletics Centre. We've got plenty of sessions where they can burn off some energy and learn great athletics techniques to improve their skills. From Minithon competitions and Star Track sessions to Athletics Academy, book their place now!
Six Day London 2016 at Lee Valley VeloPark
Six Day London
24 - 29 October
Don't miss out on some great cycling action at Lee Valley VeloPark. Treat the family to Six Day London where they can watch their cucling heroes on the track with six days of breath taking racing and amazing entertainment!
Have a Go
If the kids are looking to learn something completely different then Lee Valley Riding Centre is the place to be! With a variety of Have a Go lessons they'll love our selection of half term sessions.
Goal in one
Get the best of both worlds and take on our FootGolf course. Bring your friends and family for a game and challenge each other to a round.
Get out there!
Wrap up warm this autumn and explore Lee Valley Regional Park on our walking and cycling routes. We recommend Artworks Route Three, where you can see a varity sculptures and play on the natural play area.
Or with hammocks, steeping logs and a rope canopy, let the kids run wild with their friends at Wild Kingdom, Three Mills Green.
Take a break!
Start planning your break away at one of our campsites in the Lee Valley. With four campsites
to choose from we have all your needs covered from glamping to wilderness camping.
We've also got non-stop activities
to keep you busy during your stay. Explore the great outdoors by foot
or on your bike
, take a trip to nearby attractions or sightsee with easy access to London.