The Gatehouse built in 1443 is all that remains of a once extensive manor house. It contains
an exhibition which displays the turbulent history of Rye House, including an unsuccessful conspiracy to assassinate Charles II.
Open please see website.
A wildlife reserve by the River Lea with areas of reedbed, open water, meadow and woodland.
Rye Meads is part of a chain of wetland sites through the Lee Valley Regional Park.
In the summer common terns can be seen nesting on specially made rafts. Visitor Centre. Refreshments and picnic area.
Open Daily 1000-1700 (closes dusk if earlier).
www.rspb.org.uk/ryemeads | www.visitleevalley.org.uk