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Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park

22nd August 2019 : 11am - 3pm

Make your own minibeast habitat box!

Find out where bees, ladybirds, lacewings, spiders and other creepy crawlies like to live and how you can help them out in cities like London.

Make your own minibeast habitat box to take home and put in your garden, school or local greenspace.

2 Sessions 11am – 12.30pm and 1.30 to 3pm in the outdoor classroom.

Suitable for approx age 6 and above and no booking necessary but we may need to restrict numbers if busy. Sorry we cannot take playgroup bookings or groups of more than 10 people.


The site has a visitor centre and toilets, including accessible toilet with baby changing facilities.

Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park

Good level access across the site with wide wooden boardwalks and accessible bird hides. Activities also accessible. Disabled toilet and baby changing facility. Wheelchair available to borrow. Disabled parking space at end of John Harrison Way. Ring 020 8293 1904 for any special parking arrangements needed.

We strongly advise you use public transport. We have great public transport access: North Greenwich tube, plus buses 108, 129, 132, 161, 188, 422, 472, 486 to Millennium Village Oval Square , John Harrison Way or Millennium Way stops. By bicycle or on foot: along the Thames Path between the O2 and the Thames Barrier, with places to lock bikes. Free parking for 2 hours on John Harrison Way, Pear Tree Way and West Parkside but spaces very limited.

Event Contact

For more information or if you have a query about this event please call 0208 293 1904 or email Joanne Smith or Tony Day

Events key:

  • Dog friendly
  • Disabled access
  • Parking available
  • Taking place outdoors
  • Tickets required
  • Educational & creative
  • Events for grown-ups
  • Child friendly
  • Healthy & active
  • A Community event
  • A Volunteering event
  • Event facilities
  • Entrance fee or Event cost
  • Meeting place