Après white water

We’re not just wild about water. There’s plenty for you to enjoy at Lee Valley White Water Centre whilst keeping your feet firmly on dry land. Drink and dine in The Terrace Bar & Café or go for the grill and grab a bite to eat from our BBQ. Join us for one of the many events and competitions we host throughout the year.

Christmas Market

Venture into Bavarian daydream! Grab your coats, get wrapped up and soak up the Christmas spirit at our Christmas Market.

FREE entry

Further details

Smell the spices of the mulled wine and taste the cinnamon in our home made Christmas cookies to warm you from the inside out. Amongst the array of chalets, you’ll find beautiful trinkets, unique presents and that perfect angel to go on top of the Christmas tree. 

  • Running every weekend from Saturday 25 November 2017 and then running every day from 21 – 24 December 2017
  • Free entry to the market and fairground
  • Over 20 chalets to browse for that perfect Christmas present
  • Feel the warmth of the fairground lights with a range of rides.

Would you like a chalet on our market? Find out more here

Opening times

From 25 November - 24 December 

Day Christmas market opening times
Monday - Thursday Closed
Friday 16:00 - 19:00
Saturday 10:00 - 21:00
Sunday 10:00 - 19:00 
21 - 23 December 10:00 - 21:00
24 December 10:00 - 16:00

Ice Skating 

Ice ice baby! Get in the festive spirit as you glide around our ice rink, warm up with a mulled wine or hot chocolate and browse our Christmas market for unique gifts for friends and family. What are you waiting for? Book your tickets today and get ready for a Christmas experience you’ll never forget.

From £5 per person

Further details

  • Sessions are 45 minutes long
  • Please arrive 30 minutes before the session start time.
  • Skate hire is included in the price
  • Skate aids are free of charge but subject to availability
  • Children under 6 must be accompanied by a responsible adult on the ice. 
  • Children under 14 must be accompanied by a responsible adult, which can be from outside of the rink barrier (within the ice rink area).
  • Find out more from our Frequently Asked Questions

Opening times

Day Ice rink opening times
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 16:00 - 21:00
Thursday 16:00 - 21:00
Friday 16:00 - 21:00
Saturday 10:00 - 21:00
Sunday 10:00 - 19:00
20 - 23 December 10:00 - 21:00
24 December 10:00 - 16:00

Pricing 

Ticket Type Standard (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) Off Peak (Wednesday & Thursday)
Adult £9.50 £5
Child £7.50 £5
Family (2 Adults and 2 Children or 1 Adult and 3 Children) £30 N/A

 

 

Ice Skating - Family Pass

Ice ice baby! Get in the festive spirit as you glide around our ice rink, warm up with a mulled wine or hot chocolate and browse our Christmas market for unique gifts for friends and family. What are you waiting for? Book your tickets today and get ready for a Christmas experience you’ll never forget.

£30 per pass

Further details

  • The Family Pass is valid for 2 Adults and 2 Children or 1 Adult and 3 Children
  • Sessions are 45 minutes long
  • Please arrive 30 minutes before the session start time.
  • Skate hire is included in the price
  • Skate aids are free of charge but subject to availability
  • Children under 6 must be accompanied by a responsible adult on the ice. 
  • Children under 14 must be accompanied by a responsible adult, which can be from outside of the rink barrier (within the ice rink area).
  • Find out more from our Frequently Asked Questions
  • Opening times

    Day Ice rink opening times
    Monday Closed
    Tuesday Closed
    Wednesday 16:00 - 21:00
    Thursday 16:00 - 21:00
    Friday 16:00 - 21:00
    Saturday 10:00 - 21:00
    Sunday 10:00 - 19:00
    20 - 23 December 10:00 - 21:00
    24 December 10:00 - 16:00

    Pricing 

    Ticket Type Standard (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) Off Peak (Wednesday & Thursday)
    Family (2 Adults and 2 Children or 1 Adult and 3 Children) £30 N/A

     

White Water Christmas Dine

Stuffing, roast potatoes and the classic turkey make up our Christmas dinners! Spoil your team, treat the family or just celebrate Christmas with your friends, you’ll leave us wanting more. With our themed dining area and scent of pine and the taste of mulled wine, you’ll get comfortable with the Christmas spirit at Lee Valley White Water Centre.     

£40 per person

Further details

Get ready for an evening of great food, drink and laughter with our Christmas Dinners! Soak up the atmosphere of our alpine lodge while you enjoy a 3 course meal, perfectly hand crafted by our Head Chef. Have your dancing shoes at the ready for a disco pack full of Christmas hits. 

Call 01992 655 976 to register your interest

Live Music at The Terrace - Returning 2018

As we undergo a refurbishment of our cafe, our live music evenings have stopped for the winter. We'll be ready to welcome you back in 2018 with some fresh sets for you to enjoy!  

Further details

Check back here soon for our line up.

Hot Dog ‘n’ Date

Fancy an alternative Valentine’s Day? Spend it in our kayak made for two! You’ll get to test out your couple chemistry by paddling through our stoppers, out of the eddies and around the twists and turns of our Legacy Loop together.

£110 per boat

Further details

We'll start by ensuring you're ready for the adventure ahead by kitting you both out in wetsuits, wet boots, helmets and buoyancy aids, plus jackets, socks and gloves for added warmth and then take you across to our Legacy Loop. You'll need to complete a short swim test first and then it's time to get paddling as you enter the water in your Hot Dog.

After you’ve dried off, it’s time for an afternoon tea for two! With a selection of mini sandwiches and finger foods, you may just have your Lady and The Tramp moment in The Terrace Bar & Café.

Includes:

  • All your kit hire to keep you warm on the rapids
  • An hour and half Hot Dog experience with your chosen partner
  • An afternoon tea for two to refuel after your experience

March Mayhem

Burst into a new year of white water rafting with some March Mayhem. Get involved in the experience of a life time with a Rafting Adventure for £38pp or a Raft Charter for £342! Make sure you tick us off of your buckets list in 2018.

From £38 per person

Further details

Before you hit the rapids this March you'll be kitted out by our team with wetsuits, wet boots, helmets and buoyancy aids. Once you've got your kit on you'll be introduced to your raft guide who will help you navigate the drops and eddies of the rapids.

First things first, they’ll talk you through the basic skills and safety elements of rafting. You'll then paddle across our lake and complete our Activity Assessment.

  • We advise allowing at least 3 hours for your experience. This includes pre-arrival time, your session on the water (including an activity assessment) and time to change afterwards. However we welcome all of our visitors to relax and refuel with us after your session in The Terrace Bar & Café where you can also view photos of your experience
  • Rafts hold up to 9 people, we'll always try our best to keep groups together but this can’t be guaranteed unless you charter a whole raft
  • Please ensure you have read our essential information before booking
  • March Mayhem £38 | Standard £50
  • March Mayhem is only available during March 2017 on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays
  • Standard price applies on Saturdays in March
  • White Water Raft Adventure Voucher is redeemable against this activity

Age and weight restrictions

  • All participants must be aged 14+ and weigh under 18 stone
  • Participants aged under 18 years must have our Parental Consent Form signed by their legal parent/guardian before being able to participate in a water based activity at the centre

Pavilion in the Park

Head down to the Pavilion in the Park to enjoy some autumn beach fun and have a play on our new natural play area

FREE entry

Further details

  • The Pavilion in the Park is located at between the Olympic and Legacy courses.
  • This is the home to our small beach area and new natural play zone, which are all free to use.  
  • We ask that all visitors to the beach and play zones adhere to our Rules and Regulations
  • Beach games including buckets and spades can be purchased from the Finish Line Café (subject to opening times)

Lee Valley Aquathlon

It's time to put all your hard work and training to the test in our Aquathlon challenge. Whether you’re a novice or an experienced triathlete, you can enter this event which takes place on the first Tuesday of the month from May to September.

From £12 per person

Further details

We've finished our Aquathlon series this season. Please see the results of our 2017 series below and we'll see you again in 2018!

We have 2 races for you to choose from:

Race 1: 250m swim followed by a 3km run

Race 2: 500m swim followed by a 5.5km run

View the race route

Lee Valley Aquathlon Joining Instructions

  • Wetsuits can be hired from the centre for an additional £5
  • All participants must be aged 18 or over

Results 2017

Results for each Aquathlon will be posted below on the following Wednesday morning.

2 May - Results

6 June - Results

4 July - Result 

1 August - Results

5 September - Results

Series Results

2016 results

Taken part in one of our previous Aquathlon series? View past results