From keeping the kids entertained to improving your fitness, Love Parks Week is the ultimate opportunity to get outdoors and get a breath of fresh air.
Whether the kids are after an action-packed activity, a family fun day at Lee Valley Park Farms or a picnic in our open spaces, keep them entertained with boredom beating activities this summer.
Fun on two wheels
You can cycle on the same track as your cycling heroes including Laura Kenny and Sir Bradley Wiggins at Lee Valley VeloPark! Tackle the track, battle BMX, rock the mountain bike trails and rule the road circuit at Lee Valley VeloPark.
Meet your farmyard friends
Meet your favourite farmyard friends and enjoy all of our usual activities, PLUS different animals will take centre stage for two weeks in our themed fortnights! Visit us for:
Hawking Around - 22 July - 4 August
Horse Play - 5 - 18 August
Critter Crazy - 19 August - 3 September
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School holiday fun
Not quite sure what to get up to during the summer holidays? Check out our top picks on our School Holiday Fun page! Still not found what you're looking for?
Celebrate our 50th birthday with us by exploring everything the Lee Valley has to offer. Whether you book a stay at the brand new Lee Valley Almost Wild Campsite, Broxbourne, take part in our three angling challenges or explore our open spaces to discover the history of the Lee Valley.
Discover wildlife at our nature reserves and don't forget your binoculars as you can use our bird hides to spot your favourite birds. Once you've spotted your wildlife, submit your sightings on our website or share your photos with us on Twitter or Facebook.
Whether you're closest to the north or south of the Lee Valley, explore all 26 miles using our taliored walking, running or cycling routes.
With routes ranging from one to eight miles, walk at your own pace and discover Lee Valley! Check out our recommended walking route.
If you would rather get out and about with a guided leisurely walk, our Monthly Walks are perfect for you. Stroll from Rye House Gatehouse to Roydon and take in the local wildfowl. Find out more.
Alternatively, take yourself on a stroll across our vast 26 mile landscape! Take a friend, or four legged companion to accompany you as you explore Lee Valley!
With routes created with runners in mind, make your way through Lee Valley Regional Park and get moving! Ranging from 0.5 to 8 miles, experience different scenery on every run!
Our most popular running route is Valley views. This eight mile trail starts and ends in the Lee Valley Park Farms car park, Stubbins Hall Lane, Waltham Abbey, EN9 2EF. There are various places to stop for toilets and refreshments along the way.
For our top routes, take a look at our recommended running routes.
Cycling is one of the most popular activities in Lee Valley Regional Park. From cycling at a leisurely pace to getting fit and becomming a serious cyclist, all is beneficial to your health!
Our recommended cycle route: Marshes and Meadows.
This five mile cycle take you through lavish grasslands and wildflowers at historical sites Gunpowder Park and Sewardstone Marshes. Discover beautiful scenery as you make you way south, following Section 18 of the London Loop along to Swan and Pike Pool.
Our cycle routes offer miles of traffic free trails. Take at look at our cycling routes.
Mix art and exercise on our Artworks Routes. Whether you take along your family, friends or pets, discover all of our sculptures in our NEW scultpure trails.
Artworks route one
On this route you will pass the Glade Sculpture, Otter Trail interpretation panel, Play Boulders, Stag Beetles, Natural Play, The Giant Chair Sculpture, Musicality, The Viking Ship, Banded Demoiselle and Bird Transition.
Artworks route two
On this route you will see The Glade Sculpture, The Otter Trail interpretation panel, Play Boulders, Stag Beetles, Viking Sign Post and Bird Transition.
Artworks route three
On this route you will see The Glade Sculpture, The Otter interpretation panel, Wildlife Benches, Pochard Hide, Play Boukders, Stag Beetles Natural Play, The Giant Chair sculpture, The Shrine sculpture, Musicality, The Viking Ship, Banded Demoiselle and Bird Transition.
Want to know exactly which sculptures appear in which route? Check out our sculpture page and begin your search!
Make a day (or two) of it and explore the Lee Valley as a family. From camping to glamping, book your stay at one of our campsites, where you can enjoy the peace and serenity of nature whilst being a stones throw away from the hustle and bustle of London!
When you book your stay in the Lee Valley, you'll receive your very own camping card to help save money on several activities around the Lee Valley. These include discount on your entry to Lee Valley Park Farms, and even on white water rafting at Lee Valley White Water Centre!
To make everything that little bit easier, we're providing you with both one and two day itineraries showing you what you can get up to during your stay in Lee Valley.