Valley is the place to see some of the country's most elusive and impressive wildlife.
The Lee Valley Regional Park was created in 1967 when work started on
turning 10,000 acres of derelict land into a haven for recreation and wildlife.
City parks are easy and fun places to watch wildlife
during the winter months. Visit other city park locations and find out more about
what they can offer.
- Our city parks offer amazing opportunities
for wildlife watching. Why not take a few tips from the Nature's Calendar team
on bird and deer watching?
Valley - Visitor Guide
Valley Regional Park Information Service, Myddleton House, Bulls Cross, Enfield,
08456 770 600|
attractions:||Bird watching - many different hides.
Circular walks - Waterbirds Walk (year round), Orchid Discovery Trail
(summer), Dragonfly Walk (summer), Grasshopper Walk (summer), Water Lily Walk
and sandwiches! Binoculars for bird watching.|
Nature watching, bird spotting.
Various events throughout year. You can't see everything in a day. Look for the
park's information service on boards and check out its website.
fair in May. Watch the Bittern from the Bittern Watchpoint hide. If there are
no Bitterns there, read the information board that gives details of recent sightings
elsewhere in the park.
access guide available. Lots of reasonably flat walks on gravel or tarmac.|
there:||Located just outside the M25 near Waltham
Abbey. The park extends from Ware to East India Dock Basin, stretching for 26
miles on both sides of the River Lee. |
Nearest rail station - Cheshunt
station. Two minute walk - located next to park entrance.
||Several car parks around the park.|
Information desk open 10am - 4.00pm
Lee Valley is open all year - and there's plenty to see
and do in its five nature reserves. Park Ranger service available daily except
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