Stuck for mother’s day ideas this year? Find out what is happening at the different Lee Valley Regional Parks across London this weekend…

Mums go free at Lee Valley Park Farms

To help mothers celebrate their special day, Lee Valley Park Farms are offering all mums free entrance on Sunday, March 26. Families can learn about the farm animals and explore outdoor activities, as well as enjoy a break in the café where they can take advantage of a discount on afternoon tea.

Lee Valley Park Farms, Stubbins Hall Lane, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 2EF, Details: 01992 892 781,

Afternoon Tea at the Lee Valley White Water Centre

Celebrate Mother’s Day in style with an afternoon tea at the Lee Valley White Water Centre. Visitors can choose from three different afternoon tea options, including cream tea, prosecco afternoon tea and a selection of homemade finger sandwiches, all while watching the white water action out on the rapids.

Lee Valley White Water Centre, Station Road, Waltham Cross, EN9 1AB, details: 03000 030 616,

An Olympic experience at the Lee Valley Regional Park

Thrill seeking mums will fully appreciate an Olympic experience at the Lee Valley VeloPark, one of the most exciting cycling venues in the world.

No previous experience is required to ride the Olympic track inside the iconic velodrome, or tackle the remodelled Olympic BMX track, race the one mile, flood-lit Road Circuit, work out in the VeloStudio or navigate the daring mountain biking trails.

Lee Valley VeloPark, Abercrombie Road, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Straford, E20 3AB, details:

Cycle the Olympic Way in River Lee Country Park

Enjoy the great outdoors with a leisurely bike ride through the beautiful River Lee Country Park.

Starting at Fishers Green in River Lee Country Park, in Waltham Abbey, the route boasts a true mixture of urban, open space and waterways all in one ride.

Riders will then travel through the grasslands of Leyton Marsh before stopping for a spot of lunch. On the return journey, riders will travel through the wet woodland of Gunpowder Park before heading back to Fishers Green through River Lee Country Park.

River Lee Country Park, Fishers Green, Stubbins Hall Lane, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 2EF, details: