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OUTDOOR Adventures 

Handpicked with love.

Here's a selection of lovely things to do outdoors with the kids, near or easily accessible from Canary Wharf,  handpicked just for you. 

Remember, it's always best to double check with the venue/ organisers before you plan your trip to avoid disappointment.

MILE END FUN FAIR

Fri 13 - Sun 22 September

Mile End Park North

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BAT WALK

 

FREE

Learn about amazing local bats and use bat detectors to listen to them as they hunt for their insect prey.

Sat 14 Sept, 7.15 - 9.15pm

Swedenborg Gardens

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THE SOUND JOURNEY

 

Sound Nature will take you on a journey using voice, gongs, Himalayan bowls, chimes and an array of other instruments...

Sun 15 Sept

Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

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THE GREAT FIRE OF LONDON

Family Walk

 

Was the baker of Pudding Lane to blame? What did Samuel Pepys bury in his garden? Interactive family walk exploring how the Great Fire started, spread, and was finally stopped.

Sat 14 Sept (45 mins)

Age: 5+

Museum of London, Barbican.

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ANIMAL FEEDING TIME - Mudchute

 

FREE

Ongoing

Typical daily routine:

9am-9:45am Animal Feeding Time

9:15am-9:30am Sheep are turned out to the fields

3pm-4pm Animal Feeding Time

3:15pm-3:30pm Sheep move back to their home for the night

Mudchute Farm, Isle of Dogs.

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PICK YOUR OWN

at Stanhill Farm

 

September - October 

Sweetcorn, Runner Beans, Raspberries, Tomatoes and Pumpkins end of October. 

WIllmington, Kent.

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GRUFFALO TRAIL 

 

FREE

Ongoing

Discover the magic of the Deep Dark Wood with this self-led trail searching for the amazing hand-crafted carvings of Gruffalo characters.

This trail helps children understand our native woodland and see it as a welcoming place. 

Thorndon Lodge, Brentwood (Essex)

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FAMILY CYCLING at Lee Valley Velopark.

 

Ongoing

Track cycling, road racing, BMX or mountain biking: get your two-wheeled thrills!

  • Bring your own bike or hire one for all four of the tracks

  • Go BMXing on the remodelled and floodlit Olympic track

  • Go mountain biking on five miles of outstanding new trails in the heart of east London

Queen Elizabeth Park, Stratford

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HORNIMAN GARDENS & NATURE TRAIL

FREE

Ongoing

Wander through grassland, display,wildlife and sound gardens, the meadow field and London's oldest nature trail. 

Horniman Museum, Forest Hill

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HARVEST FESTIVAL

 

FREE

Sunday 22 September

  • Fruit and veg treasure hunt

  • Small animal show and tell

  • Harvest games and competitions

  • Farm produce and recipe tastings

  • Family farm club activities

  • Allotment and growing space tour

  • Barn Dancing

  • Market stalls

  • Music

 

Stepney City Farm

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Enjoy the Autumn air!

Canary Wharf K I D S 

36 Westferry Circus  I  Canary Wharf  I  London

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