Race for Live in River Lee Country Park

Site hire & filming

Whether you’re looking for historic gardens, award winning open spaces, beautiful lakes and rivers or tranquil
countryside, Lee Valley Regional Park has it. 

As well as great open spaces, we also have some of the best sports venues in the world, all available to hire for corporate events, dinners, exhibitions, public hire, award ceremonies and a host of other uses.

Open spaces available for hire

Below are just a few of our locations within the park however we have many more which could be perfect event spot including Tottenham Marshes, Leyton Marsh and East India Dock Basin - contact us if you'd like to know more about any of our sites.

Download our Outdoor Event Space Hire brochure for more detailed information on each site.

Rye House Gatehouse

Rye House Gatehouse

Postcode: EN11 0EH

This 7,000m2 of flat open space, with the unique historical building as a stunning backdrop,

Waltham Abbey Gardens

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.

Aerial shot of Three Mills Green

Three Mills Green

Postcode: E3 3DU

A hidden gem in the heart of East London, offering around 23,500m2 of hireable space, with fast direct links to central London.

Aerial shot of Broxbourne Riverside

Broxbourne Riverside

Postcode: EN10 7AX

With a natural amphitheatre feel, this space is ideal for outdoor cinema, theatrical or musical productions and corporate events

Aerial shot of Gunpowder Park

Gunpowder Park

Postcode: EN9 3GP

This award winning park offers 37,400m2 of hireable space surrounded by trees and grassy banks, ideal for sporting events including runs and cycles and corporate hires.

Aerial view of the Showground in River Lee Country Park

Showground and River Lee Country Park

Postcode: EN9 1AB

This versatile flat, grassy event space is 160,000m2 and regularly holds large scale events including fairs, mass participation sports events and is suitable for festivals

View across the lake of the  lawn and Myddelton House

Myddelton House Gardens

Postcode: EN2 9HG

Offering a country house garden setting with car parking for up to 160 cars and public transport links to central London.

Venue hire

Looking for a make an impact for your next meeting, team building, event? Let our venues play host with a range of spaces and  facilities to choose from so you can have the prefect setting whether it's a business meeting or wedding!

Take a look at what our venues can offer:

Events within the park

Choose from our many award winning open spaces within Lee Valley Regional Park and take advantage of the natural beauty within the park. Stretching along 26 miles, 10,000 acres, there are several open spaces to choose from for your next event venue within London, Hertfordshire and Essex.


The experienced Events Team have good knowledge of the park and hosting all scales of events including music festivals, sporting events, charity challenges, country fairs and more.


The Authority has a duty to develop and preserve leisure, recreation, sport and nature throughout the park and the Events Team are keen to work in partnership to develop activities and events that encourage use of the park in these ways.

Apply to hold an event

To check availability or to make an enquiry before you submit your application form, please contact the Events Team.


Please ensure that you are contacting us in good time. For smaller events of up to 2,000 people, we may require a minimum of three months’ notice. For larger events of over 2,000 people, we may require a minimum of six months’ notice.


It’s important to understand that submitting an application form doesn’t mean the hire is confirmed. The application may need to be discussed internally and with partners before permission to use the space is granted. It’s also important to understand that Lee Valley Regional Park Authority are not a Licensing Authority, and if a license is required for the event, the Event Organiser will need to apply for this directly with the Local Authority’s Licensing Department. The Events Team can assist with this process and provide contact details.


Should you wish to proceed, please download and complete the Application Form. Email your completed form and a supporting event brief to the Events Team and the will be pleased to discuss and assess your detailed requirements in order to calculate a hire quotation.


Please note that Lee Valley Regional Park Authority reserves the right to refuse content for any hire that may be considered to be controversial or could harm the reputation of the Authority.


For all enquiries, please contact the Events Team.

Commercial filming and photography

Whether you're looking for historic gardens, award winning architecture, working farms, world class sports facilities or a unit base, Lee Valley has it - and all within easy reach of Central London.

All our commercial filming and photography requirements are handled by Lee Valley Film Office, visit their website to find out more about the locations available and their contact details.


For all press enquires please contact our Press Office.

Image of the Lee Valley Film Office website