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Hertford Union Canal

What’s the score? At just over a mile long this canal is perfect for a gentle waterside stroll along the southern edge of Victoria Park. If you want more, it connects to the Regent’s Canal in the west, and the River Lea in the east. But it’s also rewarding to simply amble the short stretch…

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Bartlett Park playground

What’s the score? Opened in the second half of 2020, Bartlett Park playground is a welcome addition to the area, offering a mix of play equipment for toddlers to 10 year olds (the website claims up to 18yrs, but I’d say younger ages are gonna be most interested). You can easily while away a couple…

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Cody Dock

What’s the score? An incredible community garden / wildlife haven / creative industries quarter in an abandoned dock on the River Lea. With a variety of gardens, a community boat, chickens, bees, rabbits, studios, galleries and a café run by the wonderful Nadia, Cody Dock is a real gem tucked away amongst the reed beds…

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