Visitor Information


West & Coal House Entrance: New River Path via Lordship Road, N16 5HQ

East & New River Studio Entrance: 1 Newnton Close, N4 2RH

DOGS POLICY: To prevent disturbance to the wildlife at this nature reserve, no dogs (including dogs on leads) are allowed at Woodberry Wetlands except for registered guide and assistance dogs.

Alcoholic beverages, barbecues, fishing, swimming and cycling are strictly forbidden on site.

Opening hours

Woodberry Wetlands is open Monday - Sunday.

East entrance: 9am - 4:30pm

South gate (Green gate): 9am - 4:30pm

The West entrance (Coal House gate) and boardwalk closes slightly later at 5:30pm

We occasionally host private events on the site that help us to fund London Wildlife Trust’s charitable work, protecting nature and wildlife; and fund keeping our sites open for free public access throughout the year.
The whole site will be closed on 2nd and 5th July 2019, including closure of the Coal House cafe.
The West side of the site will be closed on 20th July, 31st August and 28th September. including the Coal House cafe; however the East side of the site will remain open to the public.

Coal House Café

The Coal House Café is open daily for delicious breakfast, brunch and lunch. Serving quality roasted coffee and homemade seasonal food with locally sourced ingredients

Summer Opening Hours: Mon – Sun, 9am – 5pm

Final kitchen orders at 3.30pm.

Entrance via main entrance boardwalk.


View the café menus here.


Public transport

We are ten minutes’ walk from both Manor House underground station (Piccadilly Line) and Stamford Hill railway station. Alternatively, Harringay Green Lanes overground station is approximately 15 minutes walk.

253 and 254 bus stops are located nearby on Seven Sisters Road.
Please visit Transport for London for detailed travel advice.

Driving and cycling

There is no designated car park for Woodberry Wetlands, but there is limited unrestricted parking on Bethune Road to the east and Fairholt Road to the south. Most of the surrounding area is controlled parking.

Cycling is recommended as an alternative mode of transport. There are cycle stands at both entrances.


Services within the grounds include baby changing and disabled accessible toilet facilities at both the Coal House Café and New River Studio. There is level access into the reserve and there are no steep gradients or steps on the main wheelchair accessible paths.  The reserve does not have its own car park and there are street marked Blue Badge bays outside each entrance. The Coal House is accessible except for the roof terrace which does not have step free access. Use Interactive Maps to identify nearest disabled parking bays and distance from public transport routes.