Hackney Marshes is a large area of open grassland with the River Lea running through. It is well known for the huge quantity of football pitches, which sees plenty of local matches played there. However, Hackney Marshes is also a Green Flag facility, awarded to the best green spaces in the country.
Hackney Marshes offers walking trails and is home to a variety of wildlife which you can enjoy from the retreat of the bird hide. After a good walk, why not head up to the modern roof terrace bar with fine views across the marshes.