Gilwell Park, the Headquerters of the UK Scout Association has three areas of intrest for the visitor.
Gilwell is a large wooded campsite and activity centre that has many historical Scouting artifacts distributed around the site. Scouting visitors can visit these sites using a self guided tour and map. It is possible to see Lord Baden Powell's Caravan, various statues and visist the Woodbadge Training Ground.
There is a small museum dedicated to Scouting's history and Gilwell Park. Visitors may also visit the Whitehouse located at the centre of the estate. Parts of the Whitehouse date from the sixteenth Centuary. The Whitehouse contains a range of orignal paintings depicting Scouting scenes painted by Ernest Stafford Carlos. It is possible to view these paintings by appointment
Venue Details & Map
Gilwell Park Conference Centre
The Scout AssociationLondonE4 7QW
- Public transport:
- Train: Chingford
- Access into the Building
- Flat routes from parking area to entrance
- Event Facilities
- Venue allows outside catering
- Trade vehicle access
- General Facilities
- On site parking
- Good views