Woodberry Wetlands is a 12-hectare nature reserve located in Stoke Newington, Hackney in London. It is a thriving habitat for a variety of stunning wildlife like 99 species of birds, 23 species of butterfly, over 100 species of moths as well as bats and amphibians. Wander through the hedgerows and wildflowers and see what magnificent creatures you can spot!
Children & Family activities
There are lots of things to do for children and families. Bring your bikes and go cycling on the cycle route along the 28-mile-long New River Path that runs from Hertfordshire into London. Children aged 18 months to 5 years can join the Nature Tots Forest School which is a programme designed to inspire young children to connect with nature through a variety of events and activities such as minibeast hunting, pond dipping and wildlife habitat walks.
Food & Drink
The Coal House Cafe with beautiful views over the reserve on the roof terrace is the perfect place to grab a refreshment, a hot or cold meal or a drink. There are vegan and vegetarian options available too. You can also bring your own snacks and packed lunches and have a lovely family picnic in the designated picnic area, surrounded by the wildlife and nature.
There are public toilets including disabled toilets and baby changing facilities.
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You can get to the park by public transport and visit the TFL (Transport for London) website to plan your journey easily, knowing which bus or train to take at which times. The address is Woodberry Wetlands side entrance, Bethune Road, London, N16 5HQ, which you can use to help you to get there using a map or GPS device. There are disabled parking bays available outside each entrance.
- Tube: The closest tube station is Manor House.
- Train: The closest railway station is Stamford Hill.
- Bus: 29, 253, 254, 259, 341