Scything the Lee Valley (Improvers)

Join local scything instructor, Ida Fabrizio for a great scything session on The WaterWorks Nature Reserve.

This session will offer a tutorial for improvers and those who want to practise their scything skills.

An introduction to peening and how to keep the blade sharp as well as health and safety will be part of both sessions.

Top tips

  • Scythes and equipment are provided, but feel free to bring your own scythe

  • The meeting point for this session is the WaterWorks Centre at 09:45

  • Please wear suitable clothing and footwear for outdoors

  • There are refreshments available at the Centre but please bring a bottle of water and a snack with you to keep you going

Getting here

By train: the nearest train station is Lea Bridge (6 minute walk) or Clapton Station (10 minute walk)

By bus: routes 48, 55, 56 stop along Lea Bridge Road

By tube: the nearest tube station is Walthamstow Central on the Victoria Line


Booking is required for this session, please email or call 07941 696515


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