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Urban nature reserve: forget the city

Urban nature reserve: forget the city

Duration:2 hours total
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

I am a keen walker, always trying to find a new hidden green gem of wilderness in the city, as a way to escape from the noise and bustle and reconnect with nature and myself. I have been living in London for more than 12 years and I particularly love this walk by the river Lea, peaceful and full of beauty and history.
Angela
Angela
Angela
Angela

What we’ll do

We will meet outside Tottenham Hale station and start walking south along the river Lea, where you will learn its fascinating history. We'll visit the amazing Walthamstow Wetlands, the capital's largest urban wetland nature reserve, providing a special home to many important water birds and other wildlife species. The Walthamstow Marsh Nature Reserve encompasses 10 large reservoirs, which…

What else you should know

We'll finish our tour near Clapton, so please check the best itinerary for your return journey. Tour ends approxinately at Lea Bridge Rd, Clapton, London E5 9RB.

What to bring

Comfortable shoes
Water to keep hydrated

Where you'll be

Walthamstow Wetlands, the capital's largest urban wetland nature reserve. Lea Valley Marina, in nature reserve setting with moorings for traditional narrowboats and pleasure craft. Springfield Park, opened as a public park in 1905, is 14.73 hectar in size, with formal gardens and conservation areas and has extensive views across Walthamstow Marshes. The park holds a Green Flag award. 

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Guests should be comfortable walking.

What to bring

Comfortable shoes

More tips

We'll finish our tour near Clapton, so please check the best itinerary for your return journey. Tour ends approxinately at Lea Bridge Rd, Clapton, London E5 9RB.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Angela
Urban nature reserve: forget the city
New experience
£12/person
New experience
£12/person