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image for Walking Event item typeA Walk in the Park - Winter Birds of River Lee Cou at River Lee Country Park

Walking Event, Sun 3 Dec 2017, free entry

River Lee Country Park

River Lee Country Park

Contact

The Manager

03000 030 610

Address

Myddelton House,
Bulls Cross,
Enfield,
EN2 9HG

Details

Join the Lee Valley Ranger Team and take a look at the birds that have migrated to the River Lee County Park for the winter. There should be plenty of winter duck to see such as Pochard or Teal. You may catch sight of the rare Bittern or hear Water Rails squealing from the reedbeds. They may be plenty of winter gulls around and Cormorants competing with the anglers.


River Lee Country Park stretches between Waltham Abbey in Essex and Broxbourne in Hertfordshire this 1,000 acre park has a huge variety of activities to enjoy! Perfect for kids and families to couples, walkers, cyclists and wildlife watchers.

Enjoy this invigorating walk along miles of traffic-free trials taking in the scenery and wildlife!

Meeting Point

The meeting point for this walk is Fishers Green car park off Stubbins Hall Lane off the Crooked Mile


Grid ref. TL3772103192


Postcode: EN9 2EE


Top tips

There is limited but free parking, please arrive early


Dogs are welcome if kept on a lead


There are toilets at Fishers Green car park


Bring a camera or some binoculars and really take in the scenery


Wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the walk and weather


Getting here

By bus: 250, 251 - 30 minutes walk through River Lee Country Park or 505, 555 stop in Holyfield Road 10 - 20 minute walk on busy road (no footpath)

By train: the nearest station is Cheshunt, it is then a pleasant two mile walk through River Lee Country Park. Follow the signs to Lee Valley Park Farms through this beautiful country park.

By Car: Fishers Green is two miles north of Waltham Abbey on the B194 and just four miles from the M25.

Booking

There's no need to book, simply turn up and enjoy!

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Children welcomeDogs accepted

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 3 Dec 2017 10:30 to 12:30

Prices

Free entry

Events at this Venue

Location

Directions

Plan route to River Lee Country Park using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TL 375041  Lat: 51.71957 Long: -0.00997

By Road:
The park has many entrances including from the M25 at junction 26, or the A10. Railway stations at Waltham Cross, Cheshunt or Broxbourne junctions. To get there by bus use numbers 211, 212, 213, 240, 250, 251 or 505.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Cheshunt, Broxbourne station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted