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A circular route around the glorious Seventy Acres Lake. Discover the habitat and behaviour of one of England's best loved mammals.
Distance 1.75 miles. Terrain: Surfaced paths with one bridge with a steep incline.
- Proceed into the Park through the walk-around gates opposite the main car parking area.
- Follow the pathway, crossing the bridge over the Flood Relief Channel.
- At the end of the bridge turn left, through the walk-around and head south along the pathway, keeping Seventy Acres Lake on the right and the Old River Lee on the left.
- Proceed through the walk-around gate, into Hooks Marsh car park.
- Bear to the right and exit from the western end through the bollards towards the high green bridge.
- Proceed over this bridge and continue, passing between Seventy Acres Lake on the right and Hooks Marsh Lake on the left.
- Bear to the right and continue north on the surfaced pathway between the lake on the right and the River Lee Navigation on the left.
- Proceed past the entrance to Cheshunt Lock and continue to the northern tip of the lake.
- Bear to the right around the edge of the lake, turning right at the pathway junction, alongside the Old River Lee, passing an information panel on the left.
- Pass the Bittern Information Point on the right, turning left back over the bridge, retracing the route back to the car park.
Points of interest: Otter information panels and Bittern Information Point. Lee Valley Park Farms are a short detour from the route.
Terrain: Surfaced paths with one bridge with a steep incline.
Toilets: Fishers Green and Lee Valley Park Farms - 5 minutes from route.
Refreshments: Lee Valley Park Farms - 5 minutes from route.
- Length of route (miles) - 2