Lee Valley Park - London Aquatics Centre

Lee Valley Park

Overview

A hidden gem just waiting to be discovered!  Great for sports, heritage sites, country parks, farms and nature reserves.  The Lee Valley Park stretches 26 miles, right from the heart of East London and the Olympic Park through west Essex up into Hertfordshire, following the course of the River Lea (also called Lee).

Visit the Lee Valley Park website
(run by the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority)

What makes it special

  • Explore the 26 mile length of the Lee Valley
  • Visit the Country Parks, cycle the Cycle Paths, and participate in sports activities
  • Search out the Farms in the valley

Hostels nearby

Lee Valley Park

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Map references

OS Map: 177, and Explorer 174

OS Grid Ref: TL367024

Lat/Lng: 51.703866, -0.02247

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

Other things to do nearby

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Lee Valley White Water Centre

Lee Valley White Water Centre is the place to be for unforgettable experiences, family fun and an adrenaline rush.

cycling

Cycling in Lee Valley

Hire your bike from Broxbourne and ride around the village or come back into the country park to explore the landscape and wildlife of the area.

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Word on the Water

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