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Latest news releases
New £30m skating centre opens with £1 ice breaker
11 May 2023
• Lee Valley Ice Centre to open on Saturday 17 June
• Anyone can skate for just £1 on opening day
• The ice centre features two Olympic sized rinks, gym, dance studio, cafe and community spaces
The brand new Lee Valley Ice Centre - opening soon
Wallet-friendly wellbeing in Lee Valley this winter
10 January 2023
There are plenty of wallet-friendly ways to keep active and boost your wellbeing in Lee Valley Regional Park this winter. Whether it’s exploring the park on foot with our guided and self-led walks or discovering the wildlife which spends winter in the Lee Valley – our guide to winter in the Lee Valley promises plenty of feel-good fresh air and endorphins without impacting the health of your wallet.
One of many guided walks that take place in Lee Valley Regional Park
New exhibition showcasing London’s Olympic legacy opens at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
13 April 2022
Wenlock the official London 2012 mascot, Olympic and Paralympic medals, Olympic and Paralympic torches are all on display at “10 years on” a new free exhibition at Lee Valley VeloPark charting the achievements of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and of the years that have followed.
10 years on exhibition and Wenlock the official 2012 London Mascot
GLL confirmed as management partner for Lee Valley Regional Park Authority’s world class sporting venues
17 March 2022
Lee Valley Regional Park Authority confirmed today (17 March 2022) a 10-year partnership with charitable social enterprise GLL, to operate and manage its world class sporting venues from 1st April 2022.
Riders on the veldrome track at Lee Valley VeloPark
Greater London’s largest park opens state-of-the-art Wildlife Discovery Centre
30 November 2020
Bird watchers, nature lovers and friends and families will be able to get up close to the glorious wildlife and habitats found in the Lee Valley when a brand new Wildlife Discovery Centre opens on Thursday 3 December.
View of bird hide and tower from the Kingfisher Bank in Seventy Acres Lake
Marsh Farm Magic Heading for Lee Valley
22 April 2021
Much loved family attraction Lee Valley Park Farms in Waltham Abbey is excited to announce that they will be re-opening their doors at the end of April, under the new management of Marsh Farm.
The farms are ready to open their doors at the end of April
Brigadier Andrew Parker Bowles visits Myddelton House Gardens to plant a new variety of apple tree named in his honour
5 May 2021
Brigadier Andrew Parker Bowles OBE visited his ancestral home at Myddelton House Gardens last month to plant an apple tree created in his honour.
Brigadier Andrew Parker Bowles OBE planting a tree in the gardens
Celebrate lockdown easing with a fun half term in Lee Valley Regional Park
11 May 2021
If you’re looking for inspiration on what to do this May half term, Lee Valley Regional Park offers a variety of wonderful outdoor spaces and nature reserves where children and their families can roam free and explore the wildlife for free.
Hot Dogs with a difference at Lee Valley White Water Centre
Last minute Father’s Day gifts for thrill seeking Dads
8 June 2021
If you haven’t picked up a gift for the main man in your life yet, don’t panic - Lee Valley Regional Park have a range of fun and exhilarating experience vouchers available.
Track cycling at Lee Valley VeloPark
Get into the Olympic Spirit this summer break with these fun activities at Lee Valley Regional Park
19 July 2021
The long awaited Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are set to launch on 23 July – just in time for the School Holidays! So what better place to spend the summer break than Lee Valley Regional Park, home to the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Get into the Olympic spirit at Lee Valley VeloPark
Avoid the threat of Christmas shortages and give the gift of adventure this year with an experience voucher from the Lee Valley
23 September 2021
As the risk of parcel delays and gift shortages threaten to disrupt Christmas this year, why not take the stress away and treat your loved one to an experience voucher instead?
Get your gift vouchers for adventures in the Lee Valley
Continue the summer of sport with these fun half term activities across the Lee Valley
9 October 2021
From testing there Olympic skills to Halloween fun, there's lots for the kids in the Lee Valley
Start planning for half term
Holyfield Hall Farm welcomes aspiring young inner city farmers to experience life on a commercial dairy farm
13 October 2021
Over 35 budding young farmers visited Holyfield Hall Farm near Waltham Abbey in Essex to get an insight in farming and the agricultural industry.
Young adults from the Young Farmers Club at Surrey Docks Farm stood in front of a combine at Holyfield Hall Farm
Lee Valley Regional Park awarded nine Green Flag Awards
14 October 2021
Nine open spaces, gardens and heritage sites in Lee Valley Regional Park have retained a sought after international award.
Enjoying the open spaces