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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

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Broxbourne Old Mill and Meadow

A wonderful place full of history and the shy Water Vole


Markfield Beam Engine and Museum

Head back to steam power days at this historic building.


Waltham Abbey Gardens

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


Three Mills Island

This historical mill is now home to some Hollywood stars


Forty Hall

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


Rye House Gatehouse

First brick built house and haunting happenings


Capel Manor Gardens

Explore the 30 acres of gardens for pleasure and education.

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Royal Gunpowder Mills

Explore the amazing history and nature of this family friendly attraction

Upcoming events 

Practical Conservation Activity - 22 May

Date: 22 May

Time: 10:00 - 15:00

Location: The Paddock, Ferry Lane

Lifewalk - Hooks Marsh - 23 May

Date: 23 May

Time: 10:00

Location: Hooks Marsh, River Lee Country Park

Lifewalk - Walthamstow Marshes - 22 May

Date: 22 May

Time: 10:30

Location: Walthamstow Marshes

Bird survey - 24 May

Date: 24 May

Time: 10:00 - 11:00

Location: The Paddock, Ferry Lane

Volunteering Task - Invasive species removal - 22 May

Date: 22 May

Time: 10:00

Location: Walthamstow Marshes

Lifewalk - Pindar - 24 May

Date: 24 May

Time: 10:00

Location: Pindar, River Lee Country Park

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