site opening times
Walthamstow Wetlands is open seven days a week between 9.30am to 5pm. As a nature reserve and Thames Water operational site, access to certain areas has to be occasionally limited for maintenance work or to protect special wildlife habitats. For further details, please click here.
angling and birdwatching
From 30th April - 22nd July:
Monday to Sunday 7.00am to 10pm
Please ensure you pick up an angling permit from the fisheries office. Birdwatching permits are no longer being issued for 2018.
visitor centre and cafe
The Visitor Centre and Cafe situated in the Engine House are open daily 9.30am to 5pm.
The car park is open daily between 9.30am to 5pm 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.