Walk on the Wild Side

Walk on the Wild Side

Distance 1.5 Miles
Terrain Surfaced pathway including towpath, several bridges with steep inclines and large cobbles, walk-around gates.
Starting Point Tottenham Marshes car park, Watermead Way, London N17 0XB
Quick guide Two star walking routeTwo star running routeNot suitable for cyclingToilets availble on route
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  • Proceed north out of the car park (through the main entrance and exit) and cross over the main access road through the walk-around gate onto Marsh Triangle.
  • Join the new surfaced pathway and proceed onto Wild Marsh West, passing over the Flood Relief Channel, Pymmes Brook.
  • Continue along the path, crossing the new wildlife wetland habitat.
  • Bear to the left, continuing along the path, past the wildflower meadow habitat.
  • Continue past the entrance to Marigold Road on the left, proceeding to the northern perimeter of the Marsh.
  • Follow the pathway to the right, passing the Leeside entrance and proceed towards the river.
  • Proceed over Chalk Bridge, following the pathway down onto the towpath.
  • Turn left and proceed south along the river to Stonebridge Lock.
  • Cross the river at the lock, the Stonebridge Lock Waterside Community Centre is on your right.
  • Proceed west along the main access road and turn left into the car park.



  • Stonebridge Lock Waterside Community Centre
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