how to get here
how to get here
The main entrance to Walthamstow Wetlands is 2 Forest Road, London N17 9NH.
Walthamstow Wetlands is conveniently located only 15 minutes on the tube from central London.
The Coppermill Tower and Coppermill Gate are currently closed due to Thames Water maintenance work.
We are a short walk from Blackhorse Road station (Victoria line and Overground) and Tottenham Hale station (Victoria line tube) and there are various bus routes throughout the area.
Walthamstow Wetlands has four entrances, a recreational cycling and jogging path and free public access during the nature reserve's opening hours. See our site map for further details on location and entrances.
train or tube
The entrance is a seven minute walk from Tottenham Hale station (Victoria line tube) and a ten minute walk from Blackhorse Road station (Victoria line tube and Overground line).
The entrance to Walthamstow Wetlands is at 2 Forest Road, London N17 9NH. It is a short walk from several train and tube stations or visitors can walk to any of the four entrances around the 211 hectare wetlands.
Where possible we would ask that you please take public transport to visit us as we have limited parking available, however if you are driving to Walthamstow Wetlands, the site is situated just off the A503 - Junction 25 from the M25, then drive south on the A10.
There are numerous cycle routes to Walthamstow Wetlands, including along the A503 that goes straight to the main entrance.
A 2km cycle path links all four new entrances within Walthamstow Wetlands, connecting the site to the Borough’s cycling network which in turn opens the site to the wider Lee Valley and Olympic Park – contributing to the Greater London Authority’s objectives of the Green Grid. A bike stand is located on site.
There is limited parking on site.
The car park is open daily between 9.30am to 4.00pm.
Parking charges start from £2 for up to one hour.
There are bays set aside for parking for blue badge holders which are free of charge.