Countryside Live

Walthamstow and Leyton Marshes
Countryside Live
Walthamstow and Leyton Marshes
Lea Bridge Road
E10 7QL

Saturday, 30 September 2017 to Sunday, 01 October 2017
10:00 - 17:00
Adult £5, (two day pass £7), Child FREE

Countryside Live 2017!

With 2017 being Lee Valley Regional Park's 50th anniversary we will be welcoming old and exciting new exhibitors, arena displays and much more!

A great day out for all the family!
A great day out for all the family!

This family friendly event brings the countryside into London and has something for all ages and all interests. Whether you are into wildlife, bush craft,the countryside, keeping fit and being safe outdoors or arts and crafts this event has something for you!

The weekend is packed full of exciting arena displays including falconry displays, ferret racing, dog agility and the infamous dancing sheep show!

Fun filled countryside crafts
Fun filled countryside crafts

There will also be a range of traditional countryside activities to come and try, from willow weaving and wood turning to bird ringing and watching, you can marvel at the blacksmith demonstrating his trade, or you can just watch all these fascinating activities.

Meet and greet the animals or watch some of them take part in breath taking arena displays
Meet and greet the animals or watch some of them take part in breath taking arena displays

There’s animals galore too! From the more traditional farm animals including sheep, goats, and calves. We’ve got some shy and unusual visitors too including bats, otters and even some critters from overseas!

Make sure you pop into see many of the local wildlife groups and organisations who can tell you all about their work in and around the Lee Valley.

Check back here as we reveal new and exciting activities over the coming months.

Amazing new editions...including a bar!
Amazing new editions...including a bar!

Top Tips

  • There are no cash machines in the immediate vicinity. Please be aware entry is cash only

  • Nearly all of the activities are free, but there is a small charge for a few, face painting being one of them

  • If it rains it could get muddy so please ensure you wear appropriate clothing and footwear

  • If you need to take a break why not grab a hot or cold drink or a bite to eat from one of the many outlets including the East End WI's famous cake marquee!

  • There are now car parking charges at Lee Valley Ice Centre - see 'Getting Here' for more info.

  • There will be bike racks available so why not bike down and make a day of it?

  • Dogs are welcome if kept on a lead

Join one of the events guided walks
Join one of the events guided walks

Getting Here

The site is located behind the Lee Valley Ice Centre where there is chargeable parking available, so why not jump on the bus or your bike to come and see us? There will be plenty of bike racks available!

By train: the nearest train station is Lea Bridge or Clapton on the Liverpool Street line (both 10 minute walk)

By bus: buses 48, 55 and 56 stop on Lea Bridge Road outside Lee Valley Ice Centre

By car: the event site is just off the A104 Lea Bridge Road. There’s a large car park but be mindful this is chargeable. For more information on car parking charges please click here.


You can now book Countryside Live online for the first time - and save 10%!

When you get to the booking details page please choose ticket type ADW for a weekend ticket, ADU for a standard adult day ticket and CHI for a standard child day ticket. Kids go free but please make sure you select how many kids will be accompanying you!

Tickets are available on the gate however please note it is cash-only entry. There are no cash points on site or in the immediate vicinity.

We look forward to seeing you when the countryside comes to town!


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