Wildlife and gardens

Wildlife and Gardens

Lee Valley Regional Park’s renowned for its open space and being home to some unique flora and fauna. Keep on scrolling to see where you can explore in the park. 

Myddelton House
The life long home of the self taught gardener E A Bowles. The gardens are home to some of the world’s most unusual plants that fascinated Mr Bowles while he was on his travels. With his famed ‘Lunatic Asylum’ bed, the Victorian Glasshouse and hidden local treasures around every corner, this is really one you don’t want to miss. 
Want to visit the gardens but unsure what you’re looking for? Try our audio tour which can be picked up at the Visitor Centre. Don’t miss our open air theatre and music events over the summer too!
Watching wonderful wildlife 
Get your kit at the ready for this wildlife lovers treat! We’ve an array of bird hides perfectly positioned to see all of our native and visiting birds. See what you can identify as you walk around the park. Psst… our water ways are a great place to spot dragon and damselflies. Submit your sighting here


Just a walk in the park 
Walking is the simplest way of enjoy the great outdoors. We’ve a range of walking routes up and down the park for you to enjoy your local green space. 


Share your photos of flora and fauna you've seen in Lee Valley Regional Park and be in with a chance to win one of our great prizes. Click the link above to find out more 👆

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