Rivers and wetlands of River Lee Country Park - a guided walk

17/07/22, 10:00

17/07/22, 12:30

Fishers Green Car Park




Date: 17 July 2022

Time: 11:00 – please note, the walk will begin at this time, if you’re running late, please give the walk leader a call to let them know.

Price: Free but we ask you to please book a ticket to secure your spot

Meeting point: Fishers Green car park - EN9 2EH

Please arrive 10 minutes before the walk is scheduled to begin. This will allow time for you to pay for any parking and your leader has time to check everyone in.

Estimated time of walk: 2.5 hours

Parking restrictions: parking charges apply at this car park. Find out more here

This walk in the park leads you around the tranquil lakes and rivers of the River Lee Country Park identifying and exploring the delights around Fishers Green in celebration of Thames 21 London Rivers Week.

The lakes, reed beds and grasslands of Fishers Green are an excellent place in which to start to explore the 1,000 acre River Lee Country Park. Our work for wildlife here means as well as a pleasant and relaxing walk, you might see a host of wildlife spectacles that use this special place.

This summer walk will have plenty of wildlife to see so look out for Kingfishers, Herons and duck. 

You will also have the opportunity to drop into the Wildlife Discovery Centre and learn more about the fantastic wildlife that calls our park home.

Walk information

  • The length of this walk is 9.2km (5.7 miles) and can take around 2.5 hours

  • Part of this walk is along unsurfaced footpaths and is not suitable for wheelchairs or buggies.

  • Some of this walk is next to water

  • Please bring water and snacks to keep you energised

  • Bring some binoculars to really see the beauty and wildlife around you.

Getting here

  • By bus - buses stop outside Lee Valley White Water Centre, Waltham Abbey (buses 250, 251). Fishers Green Car Park is a two mile walk through River Lee Country Park.

  • By train, tube & tram - the nearest station is Cheshunt, it is then a pleasant two mile walk through River Lee Country Park to Fishers Green car park. Follow the signs through this beautiful country park.

  • By car - Fishers Green car park is two miles north of Waltham Abbey on the B194 and just four miles from the M25. Use EN9 2EH for sat nav directions.

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