Planes and Trains

Planes and Trains

Distance 1 Mile
Terrain Surfaced and grass pathways and boardwalk.
Starting Point Lee Valley Ice Centre car park, Lea Bridge Road, Leyton, London E10 7QL
Quick guide Three star walking routeTwo star running routeNot suitable for cyclingRefreshments availble on routeToilets availble on route
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Route

  • From the car park head north to the left of the Lee Valley Ice Centre passing through the double gates and a Wildlife and Heritage Interpretation Panel
  • Continue north along the path, on your left is the Lee Navigation and on your right, Leyton Marsh.
  • Proceed over the cattle grid, entering Walthamstow Marshes.
  • Continue north towards the railway bridge and the A.V. Roe Arches.  
  • In front of the Arches, turn right and proceed along the boardwalk, leading onto the grass pathway, through the wildflower meadow.
  • At the end of the grass path, continue between the two concrete pillars, passing another interpretation panel.
  • Turn right onto the surfaced path and continue south to Leyton Marsh, passing the Lee Valley Riding Centre on the left.
  • Shortly after a road on the left, turn right over a bridge and continue along the grass pathway, turning left to re-join the pathway back to the starting point.

 

Toilets:

  • Lee Valley Ice Centre.
  • Waterworks Nature Reserve and Golf Centre - 10 minute walk from route.

 

Refreshments:

  • Lee Valley Ice Centre.
  • Waterworks Nature Reserve and Golf Centre - 10 minute walk from route.
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