Gilwell Park Conference Centre


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

Bury Road
E4 7QW
Public transport:
Chingford is the nearest mainline station to Gilwell Park Conference Centre. Chingford has good transport connections to Central London and is only a 26-minute journey from London Liverpool Street Station.


Accessible Bathroom Facilities
Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet
Accessible Venue Facilities
Level access, ramp or lift to dining area
Level access, ramp or lift to restaurant or cafe
Level access, ramp or lift to the bar
Level access, ramp or lift to the lounge
Level access, ramp or lift to the shop
Accessible Communication Facilities
Audible alarm system
Accessible Venue Facilities
Special dietary requirements catered for
Access into the Building
Flat routes from parking area to entrance
Additional Accessible Facilities
Level access, ramp or lift from entrance to reception
Level access, ramp or lift to garden
Portable chip and pin machines
Accessible Parking Facilities
Blue badge parking available
Designated disabled parking available within fifty metres of main entrance
Drop-off point for guests available outside main entrance
Access Inside Building Facilities
Accessible lift
Some routes suitable for wheelchair users
Catering Facilities
Breakfast included
Event catering
Halal options on menu
Kosher options on menu
Nut-free option on menu
Private Dining
Vegetarian options on menu
Event Facilities
In house AV available
Available for wedding receptions
Breakout Rooms
Offers charity rates
Conference rooms / Meeting rooms
Event facilities
Venue allows outside catering
Trade vehicle access

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