Waltham Abbey Gardens

Postcode: EN9 1XQ

In the heart of an attractive market town and a five minute drive from the M25, the 47,000m2 flat, grassy event space is separated into sections.

These sections can be hired individually or together. The gardens are a perfect location for markets, country fairs, fetes or community events. One of the regular events held here is King Harold Day, a family historic fun day with shows, stalls and activities attracting up to 3,000 visitors a day.


Key information

  • Size of footprint: 89,759m²

  • Size of hireable space: 47,822m²

  • Surface: Flat grass open space divided into separate areas by surfaced paths

  • Utilities (power, water, waste drainage): Not available onsite

  • Lighting: Street lamps along main path and in car park

  • Toilet facilities: Not available onsite

  • Ground reliability: Good - no pegs to be dug into ground more than 10cm

  • Transport links: Car: chargeable car park with up to 80 spaces and five disabled spaces, road access from J26 M25. Rail Waltham Cross (30 minute walk). Bike: Sustrans Route 1, A1055 Cycle Path and Lee Valley Pathway (bike racks are onsite). Buses stop close to the site

  • Vehicle access width: Via Abbey View - 7m. No articulated lorries

  • Pedestrian access width: Via Abbey View - range from 0.9 - 2.1m

  • Availability: March to October

  • Nearest accommodation: Lee Valley Campsite, Sewardstone, E4 7RA (eight minute drive). Waltham Abbey Marriott Hotel, EN9 3LX (nine minute drive)

  • Local Authority: Epping Forest District Council