Bittern Roost Watch

Bittern Roost Watch


Join our conservation team for a visit to the Bittern Information Point Hide where you may be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of an elusive Bittern coming in to roost in the reedbed in front of the hide on Seventy Acres Lake.  If Bittern decide not to join us on the night there will still be plenty of wildlife to see and a chance to find out more about the works that are carried out to help Bittern and other wetland wildlife in this internationally important wetland site and the wider Lee Valley. Hot drinks will be provided to help fight off the chill.

Please bring a torch with you as it will be dark by the time we get back to the car park.      


Top tips


>  No Experience of Bird Watching is necessary; staff and volunteers will be on hand to point out the birds

> Please bring binoculars if you have them

> Wrap up well, it can get chilly and there will be a certain amount of waiting around in the hide

Getting here

By Car:  Fishers Green Car Park, Stubbins Hall Lane, Waltham Abbey EN9 2EF.  Please check the website for charges.

By Train:  the nearest station is Cheshunt, it is then a pleasant two miles walk through River Lee Country Park. Follow the signs to Lee Valley Park Farms

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)



There's no need to book for this walk, just simply turn up




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