Site opening times
Walthamstow Wetlands is open between 10.30am – 4pm daily. On weekends and bank holidays, last entry is at 3.30pm.
Angling and birdwatching
Angling for seasonal permit holders is allowed onsite. Angling opening times are 8am – 5pm. All anglers must carry their seasonal permits on them at all times – otherwise they will be asked to leave the site. For more information on angling, please speak with the Thames Water Fisheries Rangers. Please also refer to: https://corporate.thameswater.co.uk/about-us/community/great-days-out/fishing/fishing-at-walthamstow
Birdwatching is also allowed onsite. Those with annual birdwatching permits will be able to access the site between 8am – 5pm and will also be able to access restricted areas. Anyone accessing these restricted areas must carry their annual birdwatching permits on them at all times – otherwise they will be asked to leave the site.
Please note, birdwatching permits are no longer being issued for 2020.
Visitor centre and cafe
The Engine House Visitor Centre is open from 10:30am - 3:30pm for access to toilets only. The retail shop is closed until further notice.
The World's Larder cafe is open from 10:30am - 3.30pm, serving takeaway only from the terrace located at the rear of the building. There is no seating available.
The carpark is closed, except for blue badge holders. This is to limit non-essential travel in line with the national restrictions.
Parking for blue badge holders is free. Please contact reception using the intercom to exit site.
All visitors must stick to government Social Distancing guidance and stay 2m apart from others at all times. Please be mindful of others getting in and out of vehicles.
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Tel 020 8496 4391
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The William Morris Gallery
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Tel 020 8496 4390
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170 Chingford Road, London, E17 5AA
Tel: 020 8520 7464
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