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River Lee Counrty Park view of the canal

Nature reserves
& open spaces

When you want to escape from all the hustle and bustle, to de-stress and relax in quiet natural places, Lee Valley is right here, on your doorstep.

Just take your pick of fabulous family days out – quiet walks and cycling, wild places and nature reserves, great big spaces to run and let off steam.

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Dobbs Weir, Glen Faba & Nazeing Meads

Explore some of these wonders by the water.

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Gunpowder Park, Sewardstone Marsh & Rammey Marsh

Come and discover wildlife around you in our state of the art centre

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WaterWorks Centre nature reserve and field & Middlesex Filter Beds

A wild time guaranteed for all the family in the heart of east London!

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River Lee Country Park

Discovery the fun and adventure to be had in this country park.

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Tottenham Marshes

Go wildlife watching in north London.

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Bow Creek & East India Dock Basin

Two wonderful London gems with views of the Thames and The O2.

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Wildlife Discovery Centre

Come and discover wildlife around you in our state of the art centre

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Walthamstow Marshes

A wonderful area to explore by the riverside.

Upcoming events in the open spaces 
Events

Lifewalk - Lee Valley White Water Centre - 16 May

Date: 16 May

Time: 10:00

Location: Lee Valley White Water Centre

Bumblebee survey - 17 May

Date: 17 May

Time: 11:15 - 12:15

Location: The Paddock, Ferry Lane

Lifewalk - Hooks Marsh - 17 May

Date: 17 May

Time: 10:00

Location: Hooks Marsh, River Lee Country Park

Womens Bike Ride

Date: 17 May

Time: 9:30

Location: Fisher Green, River Lee Country Park

Bird survey - 17 May

Date: 10 May

Time: 10:00 - 11:00

Location: The Paddock, Ferry Lane

Ecology Film Club: Natura Urbana

Date: 17 May

Time: 18:30 - 21:00

Location: Cody Dock

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