A Walk in the Park

Gunpowder Park
A Walk in the Park
Gunpowder Park
Sewardstone Road
Waltham Abbey

Sunday, 15 April 2018
10:30 - 12:30

A Walk in the Park - Sewardstone and Enfield Island

During this weeks walk, you will discover Sewardstone and Enfield Island.

Sewardstone Marsh is a real gem and quite a rarity in modern Britain – a wetland habitat where you can enjoy discovering thriving populations of amazing animals and plants. A fascinating and popular place to visit, not only by wildlife but also people coming to discover this area.

Moving on from Sewardstone we will head to Enfield Island, a formal royal small arms factory which is now home to housing however backs onto the beautiful Gunpowder Park.

Meeting Point

  • The meeting point for this walk in Gunpowder Park car park just off Sewardstone Road

  • Grid ref: TQ3856499374

  • Postcode: EN3 6JH

Top Tips

  • The site has car parking, accessible parking and toilet facilities. Please note car parking is chargeable at £2.50 per day

  • Dogs are welcome if kept on a lead

  • Please wear comfortable clothing as the walk can take up to two hours

  • Bring a snack and some refreshments to give you that energy boost

Getting Here

By train: the nearest station is Enfield Lock on the Liverpool Street line (20 minute walk)

By bus: the 505 stops on Sewardstone Road (5 minute walk)

By car: 5 minute drive from the M25 Junction 26



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