Lee Valley Regional Park

Lee Valley Regional Park is hosting a variety of fun-filled activities across September.

 Each event takes place in the 10,000 acre award-winning park which winds its way 26 miles along the banks of the River Lee in Hertfordshire, through Essex and north London to East India Dock Basin on the River Thames.

 From country walks to star gazing, wildlife exploration and historical sight-seeing to family cycling and traditional country crafts, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

  Join us for one of the fun activities featured here. For more information go to visitleevalley.org.uk or call 08456 770 600.

 Wednesday 5 September 2012 Gardeners’ Coffee Morning, 10.00 – 11.30, £6.50 per person, booking required

Join Head Gardener Andrew Turvey as he takes you on a tour of the beautifully restored Myddelton House Gardens in Enfield, north London. Andrew trained at the Royal Horticultural Society, and has an encyclopedic knowledge of the gardens. Join him for coffee and cake, some really useful garden hints and tips and the chance to have your questions answered in our very own Gardeners’ Question Time. For more information and to book please telephone 08456 770 600 or go to visitleevalley.org.uk.

Myddelton House Gardens, Bulls Cross, Enfield, Middlesex EN2 9HG

 Saturday 15 September 2012 Summer Wildlife Spectacular, 10.00-16.00, FREE, for all the family

Join the Wild Place Your Space team for a free activity packed summer’s day to celebrate the Lee Valley and its spectacular wildlife. Visit wildplaceyourspace.org.uk for more information or call 020 8525 0547.

WaterWorks Nature Reserve, Lammas Road, off Lea Bridge Road, Leyton, London E10 7QB

 Saturday 22 – Sunday 23 September 2012 Open House Weekend, Three Mills, 11:00 – 16:00 FREE, for all the family

Explore some of the wonderful buildings within the park on this free open weekend. See the inner workings of a Mill House at the historic Three Mills site in London’s East End. The Grade I listed House Mill is believed to be the largest tidal mill in the world. Go to www.housemill.org.uk or call 08456 770 600 for more information. Three Mills, Tidal Mill and Green, Three Mills Lane, Bromley by Bow, London E3 3DU.

 Sunday 23 September 2012 Open House, Myddelton House Gardens, 10:00 – 16:00 FREE, for all the family

For one day only, take a tour of the ground floor of Myddelton House and enjoy the history on offer of this magnificent building. Once finished in the house, marvel at the magnificent eight acre Myddelton House Gardens in Enfield, north London, which have been lovingly restored in the ethos of its former resident, self-taught gardener, botanist and enthusiast of unusual and exotic plants, Edward Augustus Bowles. Tea and cake will be available to purchase all day in our Visitor Centre.

Go to visitleevalley.org.uk or call 08456 770 600 for more information.

Myddelton House Gardens, Bulls Cross, Enfield, Middlesex EN2 9HG.

 Saturday 29 – Sunday 30 September Countryside Live, 10.00-17.00, Adult single day pass £4, two day pass £6, children go FREE. For all the family.

Don’t miss a weekend packed with wildlife and countryside activities, arena displays, natural arts and crafts, guided walks, workshops, exhibitors and much, much more. For more information on this fantastic country fair in the heart of east London, go to visitleevalley.org.uk or call 08456 770 600.

WaterWorks Nature Reserve, Lammas Road, off Lea Bridge Road, Leyton, London E10 7QB

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