Free fitness

Free fitness

With 10,000 acres to play with, get fit and find your favourite walking, running and cycling routes around the Lee Valley!

Dog walkers in Lee Valley


With routes ranging from one to eight miles, walk at your own pace and discover Lee Valley! Check out our recommended walking route.

If you would rather get out and about with a guided leisurely walk, our Monthly Walks are perfect for you. Join us for a leisurely and scenic walk to explore the River Lee Country Park and discover a series of sculptures dotted around the area.

Alternatively, take yourself on a stroll across our vast 26 mile landscape! Take a friend, or four legged companion to accompany you as you explore Lee Valley!

Recommended routes

Whether it's walking, running or cycling, everyone has their favourite Lee Valley route. We've selected some of our most popular routes to help you get started.

Our recommended walk: River Lee Trail.

This circular route takes you north along the New River, along the borders of Hertfordshire and Essex and shows you the greenest spaces and bluest lakes of Lee Valley Regional Park.

Our recommended run: Rambling Rivers

Starting from Fishers Green, Waltham Abbey, this three mile sceneic route takes you past four of the main rivers that wind their way through Lee Valley Country Park, heading north along the New River before returning south past Cheshunt Lake and Bowyers Water.



With routes created with runners in mind, make your way through Lee Valley Regional Park and get moving! Ranging from 0.5 to 8 miles, experience different scenery on every run!

Our most popular running route is Valley views. This eight mile trail starts and ends in the Lee Valley Park Farms car park, Stubbins Hall Lane, Waltham Abbey, EN9 2EF. There are various places to stop for toilets and refreshments along the way.

For our top routes, take a look at our recommended running routes.


cyclist in lee valley


Cycling is one of the most popular activities in Lee Valley Regional Park. From cycling at a leisurely pace to getting fit and becomming a serious cyclist, all is beneficial to your health!

Our recommended cycle route: Marshes and Meadows.

this five mile cycle take you through lavish grasslands and wildflowers at historical sites Gunpowder Park and Sewardstone Marshes. Discover beautiful scenery as you make you way south, following Section 18 of the London Loop along to Swan and Pike Pool.

Our cycle routes offer miles of traffic free trails. Take at look at our cycling routes.

Explore more of the Lee Valley

Discover Lee Valley like never before with our walking, running and cycling routes:


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