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Winged Wonders

Winged Wonders


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Lee Valley Regional Park,
Hooks Marsh car park, Fishers Green Lane,
Crooked Mile,
Waltham Abbey, Essex,


Exit Hooks Marsh car park, from the western end through the bollards towards the green high bridge.
Proceed over this bridge and continue passing between Seventy Acres Lake on the right and Hooks Marsh Lake on the left.
Turn left, on the north-west edge of Hooks Marsh Lake, signposted 'Hall Marsh'.
Continue south on this unmade path along the western edge of Hooks Marsh Lake with Hall Marsh Ditch on the right.
At the southern end, cross over a small wooden bridge and turn right at the pathway junction.
Continue along the pathway, passing the Plover Viewing Screen overlooking Hall Marsh Scrape, along the southern end of Friday Lake.
Bear to the left, heading south, passing the Teal Hide on your left and Hall Marsh Scrape on the left.
Continue south, passing the entrance path on the left (Snipe Hide is a short diversion along this pathway).
Proceed on the main path, turning left, opposite the Flood Relief Channel.
Proceed north along the pathway back to Hooks Marsh car park.

Points of Interest: Hall Marsh Scrape and Hooks Marsh Ditch.

Surfaced and grass pathways (some of which are narrow and uneven) and several bridges, one with a steep incline.

Miles: 2



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Map reference: TL 379026  Lat: 51.70519 Long: -0.00571