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Royal Gunpowder Mills

Royal Gunpowder Mills

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Royal Gunpowder Mills

Royal Gunpowder Mills

Address

Beaulieu Drive,
Waltham Abbey,
Essex,
EN9 1JY

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 5 - Mon 21 Apr Eggsplosive Easter
Fri 18 - Sat 19 Apr Easter Good Friday and Saturday
Sun 20 - Mon 21 Apr Easter Sunday and Monday
Sat 3 - Mon 5 May VE Day Celebration May Bank Holiday
Sat 17 - Sun 18 May Heritage Steam Weekend
Sat 24 May - Sun 1 Jun Spy Kids Half Term

Details

Kept secret for over 300 years, this fascinating site has literally acres of opportunity to make your day an event. Schools education programme KS1 and KS2 (March to December 2011). History Programme: Home Front; Victorian Life; Gunpowder, Treason and Plot; Victorian Christmas. Explorer Programme: Woodland and Wildlife; Freshwater; Art; Film and Exhibition; Team Building; Orienteering; Rockets.

OPENING TIMES: March to December 2011. 1000-1430.
SUGGESTED LENGTH OF VISIT: 4.5 hours.

EDUCATIONAL VISIT FACILITIES:
Free preliminary visit for teacher, qualified schools guide/specialised education officer on hand, classroom/study area, goody bags, wheelchair access, indoor eating area available.

For further details see www.royalgunpowdermills.com

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGerman signs/guidesGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitality

Prices

EDUCATIONAL RATES:
Cost per class up to 20: £130
Cost per class up to 26: £169
Cost per class up to 32: £208
4 free adults per class including the teacher. £6.50 for additional adults.

Location

Directions

See location of Royal Gunpowder Mills on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TL 376008  Lat: 51.68967 Long: -0.01007

By Road:
From the M25: Leave jct 26, follow signs for A121 to Waltham Abbey at traffic lights, McDonalds on your left, our entrance is in 'Beaulieu Drive'.

By Public Transport:
From Waltham Cross station it is 20 minutes' walk to Royal Gunpowder Mills.

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
  • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
 
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