Discover Creekside

Walk through a wild river, fish for animals in their natural environment and experience the huge diversity of urban wildlife.

Education Visits

Bring your class to the Creekside Discovery Centre for an adventure they will never forget!


Looking for something different to do? Find out what’s happening at Creekside...


Urban and teeming with wildlife, Creekside Discovery Centre never fails to surprise and amaze its vistors…

Welcome to Creekside

Creekside Discovery Centre is run by the Creekside Education Trust which is committed to the long-term management of Deptford Creek for people and wildlife.

We enable people of all ages and abilities, to enjoy the physical and natural environment, and help maintain and protect the local, urban wildlife. Creekside Discovery Centre provides fun, informative, environmental education for all ages.

Activities include guided low tide walks through Deptford Creek, informative walks and training sessions exploring local wildlife, daily educational visits for Primary and Secondary schools, holiday programmes for children and families, team-building exercises and venue hire.

Read about us

At home education activities

Stay connected with nature at Creekside by using our at home activities. There is a wide variety of activities in each downloadable resource, for both indoors and outdoors.

New resources are uploaded every Thursday so be sure to check back regularly. You can share examples of completed work on social media - make sure to tag us. Happy learning!

Competition extended to 6th May! Create a Creekside Diorama for a chance to win tickets to a family activity! Details here

Wildlife in Deptford Creek

As the tide falls each day, it exposes almost a kilometre of riverbed providing an opportunity for adventure and education that can’t be found anywhere else in London.