Walthamstow Wetlands is London’s newest and largest park.
It is the largest urban wetlands in the world. Covering 211 hectares (twice the size of Hyde Park) it has 10 lakes and features over 13 miles of paths along which you can explore British nature. Walthamstow Wetlands has a diverse range of wildlife and is an important London home for birds ranging from waders to herons and kingfishers.
Walthamstow Wetlands has recently undergone a £10 million make over and now has a visitors centre and cafe. It is a great place to get back to nature when the buzz of the city is getting too much. And whats more its totally free to visit.
Location: 2 Forest Rd, London N17 9NH
Nearest Underground Station:
Tottenham Hale is a seven-minute walk away, Blackhorse Road around about ten minutes walk.
Walthamstow Wetlands Opening Times
Winter 9.30am – 4pm
Summer 9.30am – 5pm