Rye House Gate House

Gardens & heritage

From the evocative ambience of Myddelton House Gardens to the  tranquility of Waltham Abbey Gardens, you can easily lose yourself for a few perfect hours in Lee Valley’s superb gardens and heritage sites.

Whether you come for the history, the horticulture or just the chance to unwind in delightful surroundings, here’s where to start!

Myddelton House Gardens

A hidden gem of historical items and unusual flora

Broxbourne Old Mill and Meadow

A wonderful place full of history and the shy Water Vole

Waltham Abbey Gardens

Watch the little ones enjoy exploring the Rose Garden and get close to nature

Three Mills Island

This historical mill in now home to some Hollywood stars

Rye House Gatehouse

First brick built house and haunting happenings

Other great places to visit

Capel Manor Gardens 

Explore the 30 acres of gardens for pleasure and education.

Markfield Beam Engine and Museum

Head back to steam power days at this historic building.

Forty Hall

Enfield's 'Jewel in the Crown' and one of the finest historic houses.