Sunday 15th May 2022, 11:00am-1:30pm

Gunpowder Park, Sewardstone Road, Waltham Abbey, Essex EN9 3GP


  • Ian Watts

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Please join us for a guided walk through Gunpowder Park in Waltham Abbey. This former munitions testing site is now a 115 hectare country park and plays host to a number of scrub and grassland species. This trip will be targeting Green Hairstreak, one of the rarer species in Essex.

Gunpowder Park has a comprehensive network of surfaced paths and is accessible for wheelchair users.

Please meet by the park entrance in the main car park on Sewardstone Road, Waltham Abbey, EN9 3GP. Please note that parking charges (approx. £1 per hour) apply at this car park. 

Public transport: Closest stations are Enfield Lock (1.5 miles) and Waltham Cross (2 miles). Please consult a map for walking directions to Gunpowder Park.

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