School holiday fun

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

October half term activities

Super spooky fun - Halloween

Mischief and Mayhem
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%.


Halloween at Lee Valley White Water Centre
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.


Wildlife and nature


Wild wednesday's
Wild Wednesday at Waltham Abbey Gardens

Wild Wednesday Autumn Activity Afternoon
25 October 

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!


Bug Club

Lee Valley Bug Club
26 October

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!


Bird watching
Wildlife encounters

Wildlife encounters

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.



Sports activities


Learn to ice skate (Lee Valley Ice Centre)
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.

Athletics Academy at Lee Valley Athletics Centre
Athletics Academy

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
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!

Girl and pony at Lee Valley Riding Centre
Have a Go

Saddle up!

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 outdoors in October


Family cycle route

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.

Filled with fun

Short breaks away


Lee Valley Campsites
Glamping wigwams

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.



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