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Royal Gunpowder Mills

Royal Gunpowder Mills


Beaulieu Drive,
Waltham Abbey,


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.

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

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled 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


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.

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 22 Aug Walking Tours
Sat 19 Sep Walking Tours
Sat 17 Oct Walking Tours
Sat 21 Nov Walking Tours



Plan route to Royal Gunpowder Mills using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

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

By Road:
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 opposite in 'Beaulieu Drive'.

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

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Waltham Cross station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • 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