How to get here

How to get here

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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.

We are a short walk from Blackhorse Road station (Victoria line and Overground) and Tottenham Hale station (Victoria line tube, Greater Anglia, Stansted Express) 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, Greater Anglia, Stansted Express) and a ten minute walk from Blackhorse Road station (Victoria line tube and Overground line). 


Regular bus services 123 and 230 stop outside Walthamstow Wetlands, at the Ferry Boat Inn bus stop. Please see the TfL website for bus timetables. 


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.


The carpark is now open, and we ask that all visitors use the pay-on-foot machine in the carpark when paying for their parking (card only). If there are any issues please use the intercom button to call for assistance.

Parking for blue badge holders is free. Please bring your carparking ticket to the reception in the Engine House for validation. 

All visitors must stick to government Social Distancing guidance and stay 2m apart from others at all times. be mindful of others getting in and out of vehicles.