What lies beneath? - The fish of the River Lee

River Lee Country Park - Fishers Green
What lies beneath? - The fish of the River Lee
River Lee Country Park - Fishers Green
Stubbins Hall Lane
Waltham Abbey

Monday, 24 July 2017
08:45- 11:45

What Lies Beneath? - The Fish of the River Lee

Join Herts Living Rivers Officer David Johnson and fisheries team from LVRPA for a 3 Km circular walk of the Old River Lea and Lee Flood Relief channel to learn about the fish habitats of the River Lee.

The walk includes a stop to observe the annual Environment Agency fish survey of the river allowing you to get an up close look at the some of the fish species including the impressive Barbel and learn more about the fisheries management work undertaken to protect them.

This walk is organised and delivered by the Lower Lee Catchment Partnership Barbel subgroup.

Top tips

  • Please dress appropriately for the weather

  • Please wear comfortable shoes as you'll be on your feet for four hours 

Getting here

By bus: 250, 251 - 30 minutes walk through River Lee Country Park or 505, 555 stop in Holyfield Road 10 - 20 minute walk on busy road (no footpath)

By train: the nearest station is Cheshunt, it is then a pleasant two mile walk through River Lee Country Park. Follow the signs to Lee Valley Park Farms through this beautiful country park.

By Car: Fishers Green is two miles north of Waltham Abbey on the B194 and just four miles from the M25.


This event is free to attend. However, as a registered charity, any donations are greatly appreciated. We suggest a donation of £3 for members and £5 for non-members to cover our administration costs.

Please select the total quantity of spaces you require (adults and children). If this event is showing fully booked, please email events@hmwt.org to be placed on the waiting list.


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