Late summer fun at Lea Valley Regional Park
By: Steve Ott
Lee Valley Regional Park is hosting a variety of gardening activities across September.
Each event takes place in the 10,000 acre award-winning park which winds its way 26 miles along the banks of the River Lee in Hertfordshire, through Essex and north London to East India Dock Basin on the River Thames.
For more information go to visitleevalley.org.uk or call 08456 770 600.
Wednesday 5 September 2012
Gardeners’ Coffee Morning, 10.00 – 11.30, £6.50 per person, booking required
Join Head Gardener Andrew Turvey as he takes you on a tour of the beautifully restored Myddelton House Gardens in Enfield, north London. Andrew trained at the Royal Horticultural Society, and has an encyclopedic knowledge of the gardens. Join him for coffee and cake, some really useful garden hints and tips and the chance to have your questions answered in our very own Gardeners’ Question Time. For more information and to book please telephone 08456 770 600 or go to visitleevalley.org.uk.
Myddelton House Gardens, Bulls Cross, Enfield, Middlesex EN2 9HG
Sunday 23 September 2012
Open House, Myddelton House Gardens, 10:00 - 16:00 FREE, for all the family
For one day only, take a tour of the ground floor of Myddelton House and enjoy the history on offer of this magnificent building. Once finished in the house, marvel at the magnificent eight acre Myddelton House Gardens in Enfield, north London, which have been lovingly restored in the ethos of its former resident, self-taught gardener, botanist and enthusiast of unusual and exotic plants, Edward Augustus Bowles. Tea and cake will be available to purchase all day in our Visitor Centre.
Go to visitleevalley.org.uk or call 08456 770 600 for more information.
Myddelton House Gardens, Bulls Cross, Enfield, Middlesex EN2 9HG.
Saturday 29 – Sunday 30 September
Countryside Live, 10.00-17.00, Adult single day pass £4, two day pass £6, children go FREE. For all the family.
Don’t miss a weekend packed with wildlife and countryside activities, arena displays, natural arts and crafts, guided walks, workshops, exhibitors and much, much more. For more information on this fantastic country fair in the heart of east London, go to visitleevalley.org.uk or call 08456 770 600.
WaterWorks Nature Reserve, Lammas Road, off Lea Bridge Road, Leyton, London E10 7NU
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