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Three Mills and Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

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Planning your visit

Address: Three Mills Lane, London, E3 3DU

Price: Once you're parked up, it won't cost you a thing

Toilets: For customers of the local pub/café

Surround yourself in East London's gritty history and enjoy some lovely views when you take a trip to Three Mills. You may even catch one of the many events and performances which take place throughout the year at Three Mills Island. Take a walk in the area and really explore the wildlife London's east end has to offer.

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On the banks of the River Lee, the original mills would have milled corn and gunpowder, among many other products. The two replacement mills you can see today, milled grain for the gin distilling industry.

  • Dog walking
  • Walking
  • Considerate cycling
  • Running
  • Events


Three Mills Studios, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Spot a boat

There are usually narrowboats to see


  • Three Mills Café

    Local cafe

Boat trips

  • Water taxis boats leave from Three Mills

Picnic spot

Pack a picnic and check out the sculptures and play area in Three Mills Green


You may see:

  • Swans
  • Ducks
  • Bats
  • Kingfishers

There are lots of ducks here for the kids to feed


There's a public pay & display car park at Tesco

Local Events