Top things to do this half term
Wrap up warm this half term and run wild with the kids as you all take a breath of fresh air and explore the Lee Valley.
This year we’re marking our 50th year so we’d love for you to share your adventures in the park this half term. Share pictures with us on social media using #LeeValley50.
Discover new routes
Whether you’re a regular visitor or new to the park you’ll discover even more of the Lee Valley with one of our many walking or cycling routes. Choose from scenic circular routes like Artworks Route 3 starting in River Lee Country Park which pass some of the beautiful lakes such as Seventy Acres Lake and Bowyers Water and take in art in the park such as The Giant Chair Sculpture and Musicality, a giant xylophone that can be played like a bongo!
The whole family will love Three Mills Green with a variety of paths to cycle or walk, and keep the kids excited with outdoor play at Wild Kingdom and let their imagination roam free.
Take a look at even more routes
Glide on to the ice
Whether your ice skating skills are jaw-droppingly magnificent or utterly non-existent, Lee Valley Ice Centre can help you and the kids learn a variety of skills and techniques in our Learn to Skate holiday courses.
If you’re looking to fill a few hours, spend some quality family time on the ice in our public skating sessions or enjoy some of your favourite songs in our disco sessions every Friday and Saturday.
The choice is yours!
Athletic activities for kids
If your child is a budding athlete aged 6 - 15, Lee Valley Athletics Centre Star Track courses and Master Classes are a great way for them to burn off energy and stay active this half term!
From techniques and tips on sprinting, hurdles, high jumps, javelin and more, to a whole load of school holiday fun, we guarantee your mini athletes will enjoy themselves and tell all their friends about it when they return to school!
Grind those gears
Inspire the kids as they practice pedalling at the iconic Lee Valley VeloPark. There’s a variety of sessions to choose from for kids as young as two with our VeloBalance sessions right through to the teenagers in your life who want to burn some rubber on the BMX track or tackle the velodrome track.
Head over to Lee Valley Golf Course for a game of FootGolf; a fusion of football and golf! Bring the family together for a fun filled activity and give yourself and the kids a challenge by trying something new.
Get cosy at our Campsites
Start planning your break away and spend the holidays in the Lee Valley. You’ll find a bucket load of activities to keep you busy during your stay – explore the great outdoors by foot or on bike, take a trip to nearby attractions or you can even do some sightseeing with easy access London.
If you’re not a seasoned camper you can get cosy in one of our cocoons or cabins .
Save up to 50% on glamping and take advantage of touring pitches from just £15 a night.
Calling all horse lovers!
Whether your little ones are new to the sport, itching to get back in the saddle or an avid rider looking for some pony mad school holiday fun, they'll love our half term sessions at Lee Valley Riding Centre.
If you love getting close to nature explore our beautiful open spaces and see what wildlife you can spot. With over 200 bird species to spot, we’re sure you’ll enjoy wildlife watching in the Lee Valley.
Submit your sightings to feature on our wildlife sightings page or share them with us on social media @LeeValleyPark.
Play your shot!
Inspire the kids to be like their favourite tennis champions by tackling our indoor tennis courts for Hotshots pay and play tennis coaching. These pay and play sessions give the kids a perfect introduction to the game and they can participate in a range of drills to build their confidence.
Only £3 per session, suitable for children aged 5 – 16.