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Car parking tariffs

Car parking charges apply at Gunpowder Park and Waltham Abbey Gardens.

The charges are in place seven days a week, including bank holidays whenever the car park is open.


The first hour is free, and anything up to a whole day costs £2.50.
The charges apply to all vehicles, including those with Blue Badges and motorbikes.

Methods of payment

  • At the payment machine within the car park, to be paid on exit.
  • Online at

How do I appeal if I have received a Penalty Charge Notice?

Please be aware that Lee Valley Regional Park Authority is not involved in the issuing of or the appeals process for any Penalty Charge Notice given.
The car park is run by ParkingEye and in the event of a customer appealing their parking charge all appeals are dealt with directly by them. You would need to contact ParkingEye as per the details on their charge letter, which is via one of the following methods: in writing to ParkingEye, PO Box 575, Chorley, PR6 6HT or via the online appeals form at
Please note that Lee Valley Regional Park Authority does not profit in any way from the issuing of Penalty Charge Notices and we will support an appeal if the customer has abided by and followed the car parking terms and conditions fully.

Opening times

Gunpowder Park, Sewardstone Marsh and Rammey Marsh are open 24 hours a day, everyday.

Gunpowder Park car park opening times:

Open all year round


There is a small car park at Rammey Marsh which is open 24 hours seven days a week.

How to get here

Gunpowder Park & Sewardstone Marsh
Sewardstone Marsh
Waltham Abbey
Essex EN9 3GP

By train: the nearest station is Enfield Lock on the Liverpool Street line (20 minute walk)

By bus: the 505 stops on Sewardstone Road (5 minute walk)

By car: 5 minute drive from the M25 Junction 26


Rammey Marsh

By train: the nearest station is Enfield Lock on the Liverpool Street line (15 minute walk)

By bus: the 491, M3 and 121stop at Enfield Lock

By car: 5 minutes from the M25 (J26) on Mollison Avenue (A1055)



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