Morning Waterworks and Marshes Discovery

WaterWorks Centre nature reserve
Event:
A Walk in the Park
Venue:
WaterWorks Centre nature reserve
Address:
Lammas Road (off Lea Bridge Road)
Leyton
London
E10 7QB

Date:
Sunday, 12 May 2019
Time:
11:00 - 13:00
Price:
FREE

Morning Waterworks and Marshes Discovery

Join us for a walk to explore the filterbeds and Hackney marshes taking in the Waterworks Centre nature reserve.

The Waterwork Centre nature reserve is a great place to either relax in our large open spaces or explore our nature reserve. See what you can spot in the wildlife garden, see the willow dome and head to the filter beds and bird watch from one of the largets bird hides in London.

After exploring the filterbeds you will take a stroll around Hackney Marshes and will walk along the northern border of the Olympic Park. Following the watercourse back up to the Waterworks to finish back where the walk started. Why not pop over to the Ice Centre afterwards for a cup of tea in the Cafe.

Walk  Information

  • The length of this walk is 6.1km (3.7 miles) and can take up to 2 to 2.5 hours

  • Part of this walk is along unsurfaced foot paths and there are some steps and slopes and is not suitable for wheelchairs or buggies

  • Part of this walk is next to water

Meeting Point

  • The meeting point for this walk is The Waterworks centre down Lammas Road which is just off the Leabridge Road opposite the Lee Valley Riding Centre

  • Grid ref. TQ 36205 86972

  • Nearest postcode: E10 7NU

  • Parking is FREE

Top tips

  • This walk will last approx. 2 hours

  • Bring some water and snacks to keep you going

  • Dogs are allowed but must be kept on a lead

  • Make sure you wear suitable and comfortable clothing for the walk

  • Bring a camera or some binoculars and really take the scenery in

Getting here

By train: the nearest train station is Lea Bridge (6 minute walk) or Clapton Station (10 minute walk)

By bus: routes 48, 55, 56 stop along Lea Bridge Road

By tube: the nearest tube station is Walthamstow Central on the Victoria Line

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