Our team at Gilwell Park are experts in delivering a wide range of experiences for businesses, individuals and groups. From conferences, wedding receptions and parties to exhibitions,dinners and award nights, whatever the size and scale of your event you can be sure that you are benefiting from our years of experience and knowledge.
Our dedicated team will work with you to support your event and help it run smoothly from the moment you begin planning to your time at our venue and beyond - we do the hard work so you can relax and enjoy your event!
Set in 108 acres of beautiful countryside on the edge of Epping Forest, Gilwell Park combines a historic location with amazing facilities, just 25 minutes from central London.
If you and your group would like to stay after your meeting, conference or event, Gilwell Park boasts 41 stylish bedrooms in The White House, the historic 17th Century centre piece of our estate. All bedrooms are equipped with free internet access, colour television, power showers, tea, coffee and biscuits. Continental and full English breakfast is served every morning for residential guests.
Gilwell Park is owned and managed by The Scout Association and any income generated goes directly back into Scouting, benefiting young people across the UK and beyond.
Whether you're looking for the perfect location for your business meeting, somewhere unique for your next conference, an elegant wedding venue or a place that specialises in delivering tailor-made team building, you've found the ideal space at Gilwell Park. With boutique accommodation, a Grade II listed main building, a large hall for up to 250 people and high adrenaline activity equipment, why not find out what we have to offer?
Gilwell Park is five minutes from Junction 26 of the M25 and just 25 minutes from central London by train.
By rail - Chingford Station offers a direct service to/from London Liverpool Street with a journey time of less than half an hour. Trains are every 15 minutes throughout the day.
By road – Junction 26 of the M25 is less the five minutes by car from Gilwell Park. Gilwell Park has ample onsite parking free of charge to customers.
By tube – Take the Victoria Line to Walthamstow Central, then take the over ground service direct to Chingford from the same station. The overground train service from Walthamstow to Chingford is around eight minutes and Chingford is the last stop on the line.
Wining and Dining
Gilwell Park has an experienced team of in-house chefs who are adept at delivering amazing food for a wide range of events. So whether you would like a small finger buffet delivered to your meeting, or a full sit down formal dinner you can be confident that we will deliver.
Our team have worked hard to produce a range of healthy, varied, balanced and most of all delicious menu choices – from canapés to barbecues, formal dining to freshly baked biscuits for your tea and coffee break.
Sports and Leisure
With over 30 adventurous activities on site, Gilwell Park is the perfect location for team building and training days.
Stuff for Kids
Gilwell Park Training and Event Centre is owned by The Scout Association, one of the UK’s largest and most well known charities. For over 100 years we have been working to bring fun and adventure to young people (ages 6-25) from the UK and around the world. Gilwell Park offers over 30 amazing activities perfect for children and adults alike, ranging from climbing and zip wire, to archery and raft building.
We are delighted to be able to announce that Gilwell Park has become an approved licensed venue. Civil ceremonies can now take place at Gilwell Park so that you can enjoy everything from your ceremony and wedding breakfast through to an overnight stay and more, such as a lunchtime barbeque or buffet.
Living the High Life
Looking for a unique venue in North East London with excellent transport links, free parking, amazing rooms and facilities but without breaking the bank? Gilwell Park offers all this and more and, as a registered charity, we are able to provide amazing value without compromising on service. As well as a venue for meetings, private events, and training, we are also able to offer a range of packages at Gilwell Park including Vintage Tea Parties and Christmas Private Fine Dining.