Guided Walks and Tours update

Guided Walks and Tours update

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Walks and Tours The Covid19 pandemic has shown us all just how important our parklands and green spaces are for physical and mental wellbeing. Want some exercise but want to be entertained too? There is no better way to explore the Park...
Carpenters Road Lock to reopen

Carpenters Road Lock to reopen

For the first time in over 40 years, boats will soon be able to travel from the Old River Lea to Waterworks River, thanks to restoration work taking place. The lock is unique, as it is the only lock in Britain with rising radial gates at both ends. Built in the 1930s,...
An A-Level geography field trip goes wild!

An A-Level geography field trip goes wild!

At 17 years old, were my Sixth Form students too sophisticated to be let loose in an adventure playground? Not a bit of it. They hung on my every word during a two-hour tour of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, taking copious notes and peppering me with questions. The...