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Standing stones, streams and water works

Date: 15 September

Time: 11:00

Location: WaterWorks Centre

FREE

Join us for a walk to explore the filter beds and Hackney Marshes taking in the Waterworks Centre nature reserve.


The WaterWorks 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 largest bird hides in London.


After exploring the filter beds you will take a stroll around Hackney Marshes and will walk along the northern border of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Following the watercourse back up to the WaterWorks Centre to finish back where the walk started. Why not pop over to Lee Valley Ice Centre afterwards for a cup of tea in the café.


Walk Info

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

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

  • Postcode: E10 7QB

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

  • Part of this walk is next to water

  • Parking is FREE


Essential Info

  • Our walks are predominately on flat gravel paths but there may be some uneven ground at times. 

  • We recommend you wear comfortable walking shoes or trainers

  • Please refer to the weather forecast for the day of your walk and bring suitable clothing such as rain jacket or sun cream

  • Dogs are allowed but must be kept on a lead. Please bring water and snacks to keep you energised

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


Getting here

Plan your journey – Postcode E10 7QB

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