19th August 2021 : see overview
Join Froglife to meet some real-life newts from the Ecology Park and discover more about these fascinating amphibians in 2 x 2 hour sessions at 10am and 1pm. Note that places must be booked in advance via the TCV website – www.tcv.org.uk/greenwichpeninsula
After meeting some newts, we will be making a newt model from clay and painting a plaster frog to take home! Suitable for 8 year olds and above. All children will need to be accompanied by an adult. A maximum of 3 children per adult. Booking is essential.
If you have had any Covid related symptoms or are isolating, please do not attend. Please cancel your booking in this circumstance.
Free- booking essential
The site has a small visitor centre, outdoor classroom and toilets, including accessible toilet with baby changing facilities. There is no café on site but there is a village square with café and small shops nearby. All buildings will be well ventilated at all times
Good level access across the site with wide wooden boardwalks and accessible bird hides. Activities and pond dip platform 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
Good public transport access: North Greenwich tube, buses 108, 129, 132, 161, 188, 422, 472, 486 to Millennium Village Oval Square stop. 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.