Mythical Watercourses and Real Rivers

WALK on Saturday 19 March 2011, 11am

An easy half-day hike from Manor Park in the north of the Borough to Victoria Park in the south. Learn about the watermen, rowers, industries and wildlife of the riverside as we walk through Springfield Park, Hackney Marshes and Victoria Park. We walk beside the New River, Hackney Brook, River Lea, Lee Navigation Canal and the Regent’s Canal and follow part of Walk London’s 13-mile Lea Valley Walk. We will stop at the View Tube in the Olympic Park on the way. Bring a picnic lunch.


Gordon Joly


5 miles  (approx)


Manor House Underground Station, 10.45am


FREE to all

To book

Phone 07771 225183 or email

On the walk

You will need to wear comfortable clothing and suitable walking shoes. If it looks like rain bring a waterproof jacket. Also bring water, food and any medication you might need. Before the start of the walk you will need to fill out a Health Questionnaire. If you have any health concerns it is recommended that you check with your GP before joining. Pedometers will be provided.

In partnership with Family Mosaic.

This page was added on 16/06/2010.