Opening times

Opening times

Site opening times

Walthamstow Wetlands is open seven days a week between 9.30am to 4pm.

Festive opening times

Christmas Eve 9.30am-3pm

Christmas Day - Closed

Boxing Day - Closed

New Year’s Eve 9.30am-3pm

New Year’s Day 9.30am-4pm

Angling and birdwatching

Monday to Sunday 8.00am to 5.00pm

Please ensure you pick up an angling permit from the fisheries office. Birdwatching permits are no longer being issued for 2019. 

Visitor centre and cafe

The Visitor Centre and Cafe situated in the Engine House are open daily 9.30am to 4pm. The kitchen stops serving food at 3pm. 


The car park is open daily between 9.30am to 4pm however please note that parking is limited. Parking charges start from £2 for up to one hour. The car park is fully accessible and blue badge holders can park free of charge.


Vestry House Museum

Vestry Road, London E17 9NH
Tel 020 8496 4391

Vestry House Museum has a range of resources and activities that can be used to support the teaching of many topics and curriculum areas. The Museum is particularly relevant to the study of history.

The William Morris Gallery

Lloyd Park, Forest Road,
London, E17 4PP
Tel 020 8496 4390

The William Morris Gallery is the only public gallery devoted to the life and legacy of William Morris: designer, craftsman, socialist.

Waltham Forest Feel Good Centre

170 Chingford Road, London, E17 5AA
Tel: 020 8520 7464

Waltham Forest Feel Good Centre is part of the London Borough of Waltham Forest Council's work to transform leisure centres across the borough.