25th July 2019 : 12 noon to 9:30pm
Part of the Mayor of London's National Park City Festival, this free, fun, family wildlife event celebrates all things wild in London. Activities include "The Bees Knees" with TCV's Tony Day; "Awesome Amphibians" with Froglife; beginners' wildlife photography sessions for families and adults with Iain Green; wildlife quiz trails and a night walk.
Free drop-in activities include:
No experience is necessary for the photography – bring a camera, user your phone camera or borrow a camera from us.
The park will be open to the public from 10am to 9:30pm. Fun quiz trails will be available from 10am to 5pm.
All under 10s must be accompanied by an adult.
Night walk is suitable for adults and accompanied children over 8 years of age.
Tea, coffee and cakes will be available to buy from our Friends stall.
Dress appropriately for the weather - most activities will be outside in good weather. We have indoor space if it's raining and can still go ahead with all of the activities apart from the insect light traps and bat detecting.
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; 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 are VERY limited.