The Creekside Centre is set in its own wild environment with a living roof and exclusive access to Deptford Creek via a small beach. It's a purpose built centre with a broad range of equipment, information & resources for outdoor activities, social events and field study opportunities.A visit to Creekside Discovery Centre represents just the start of the adventure when you use our London online travel route builder to plot your vacation.
The Centre has experienced and knowledgeable staff to guide you on walks in the Creek or the local area and offers a wealth of information on wildlife and local history.
For our latest activities for adults, children and families please view our website.
Sessions are popular so book early to reserve your place!
Creekside Discovery Centre Reviews
So tucked between some modern apartments on the west side of the river sits a one story nature center. What makes it so special is it’s location. Rather than situated in pristine forest or other... more »
I came here with my year 5 class and they absolutely loved it. The session was informative, interesting and the river walk kept the kids thoroughly engaged throughout. Staff were very friendly and... more »
Went for an open day with my 19m son. Great friendly staff who were fantastic with the kids, fun activities (today there was making puppets to represent the life cycle of frogs, camouflaging a flounder, making tissue paper freesias, and bark rubbing/finger painting trees), and the centre itself is great with aquariums and artifacts from the creek - lots of fun for kids. There was even literature about the local area and the creek for adults. The only complaint I would have is that it's only open to the public on a couple of days each school holiday - it would be great to be able to visit more frequently!
Wonderful organisation, promoting Depford Creek. Provides access tours for all ages, get kitted out in wades for a magical experience in the mud.
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