Cancelled - A Walk in the Park

WaterWorks Centre nature reserve
Cancelled - A Walk in the Park
WaterWorks Centre nature reserve
Lammas Road (off Lea Bridge Road)
E10 7QB

Sunday, 13 May 2018
10:30 - 12:30


Unfortunately we regret to inform this event has been cancelled due to lack of public interest.

Check out our next walk:

Sunday 03 June - River Lee Country Park

A Walk in the Park - WaterWorks Filter Beds and Hackney Marshes

Join us to explore the Filter Beds and marshes around the WaterWorks Centre.

The WaterWorks Centre is a great place to either relax or explore our nature reserve on the site of the old Essex Filter Beds. See what you can spot in the wildlife garden, see the willow dome and head to the filter beds and bird watch from the hides.

The walk will take in Hackney Marshes and Hackney Wick following the Navigation back up to the Middlesex Filter Beds where you can find out how this site helped to stop the Cholera outbreaks that occurred in London from the 1830's to the 1860's.

Returning over Friends Bridge you will walk along the back of the old golf course to the WaterWorks Centre to finish the walk. If you fancy a drink or something to eat, the WaterWorks Centre Cafe is open from 10:00 - 18:30.

Meeting Point

  • The meeting point for this walk is The Water Works nature reserve car park down Lammas Road which is just off the Leabridge Road opposite Lee Valley Riding Centre

  • Grid ref. TQ36 21086960

  • Nearest postcode: E10 7QT

Top tips

  • This is a relatively long walk and will last between 2 and 3 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


This is event is now cancelled. Sorry for any inconvience caused.


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