Things to do

Top 10 things to do in Lee Valley

Make the most of your family time with some of our top events and activities!

10. Get your skates on!

girl ice skating

Whether you're after ice skating lessons or public skating sessions we've got you covered at Lee Valley Ice Centre. Build your confidence with our skating lessons or lace up your skates and dance the night away in our Friday & Saturday night disco sessions!


9. Free running with Parkour Generations

Experience free running with Parkour Generations at LVAC

Parkour training sessions have returned to Lee Valley Athletics Centre! Join us every Wednesday 19:00 - 20:30 to improve your free running skills, strength and overall fitness in these superb sessions for all abilities. Find out more and book your place.


8. Discover wildlife!

Family fun in the Lee Valley

Exploring Lee Valley’s nature reserves are a great way to spend your spring days. Whether you’re bird watching from our bird hydes or taking a peaceful stroll, there is certainly something for everyone. Take a look at all of our nature reserves ready to be explored!

Spotted any wildlife on your journeys through Lee Valley Regional Park? Submit your sightings here!


7. Farm fun


Come and meet the residents at Lee Valley Park Farms, take a ride on Tex the Tractor, watch amazing falconry displays and help bottle feed the orphaned lambs, plus much more! Let your little ones run wild in the indoor and outdoor play zones and top off your trip with a delicious bite to eat in one of the café's.

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6. Enjoy a short break

Camping at Lee Valley Caravan Park, Dobbs Weir

Surround yourself in picturesque countryside in the heart of Lee Valley! With a range of accommodation options to choose from, there's something to suit everyone. Plus you can use it as a base to explore from, there's a range of activities to keep you busy!

Choose campsing, caravanning, or even glamping in a cosy cocoon or cabin. Find your perfect accomodation today



5. Gardeners' Coffee Morning

Myddelton House Gardens

Join us at Myddelton House Gardens on the first Wednesday of every month for Gardeners' Coffee Morning!

Take a guided tour with one of our Gardeners, before relaxing in the Visitor Centre with coffee and a cake, and the chance to ask all of your horticultural questions. Book your place today for just £10.


4. Friday Night Live

Friday Night Live

Keep your feet firmly on dry land and relax with family and friends at Friday Night Live. Enjoy live music from local bands, cocktails from just £5 and take advantage of happy hour from 19:30 - 20:30 in The Terrace Bar & Café.

With free entry and a different band each week, make Lee Valley White Water Centre your go-to venue every Friday night. Find out more.


3. Winter strolls and sensory cycling

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Walk, run and cycle your way through Lee Valley Regional Park. Spot wildlife and submit your sightings, take a relaxing winter stroll or get active using our fantastic walk and cycle routes. Get inspired and share your images with us on Facebook or Twitter, like the above image sent in by Mareeni Richards on her walk round our Orchid Discovery Trail.

Want to mix cycling with art and play? Pedal through our four Artway Routes, take in the sights of beautiful sculptures, some to gaze upon, some to play and climb on, all to enjoy!


2. Women's Hockey Championships

tennis court

Join us at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre to watch the Women's GB hockey team play against other Olympic hopefuls ahead of Rio 2016!

Be a part of the action, get your tickets


1. May school holiday fun

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From fun on two wheels to athletics master classes, there's a school holiday session for all this May! To make planning your family time a little easier, we've compiled our top school holiday activities for the whole family...

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