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Open since 2004, Gunpowder Park has been reclaimed and regenerated from its former use as a Royal Ordnance munitions testing facility.

After 100 years as a closed site, it has been transformed into a dynamic country park for the benefit of people, wildlife and the arts. The park is an ideal place for walkers and cyclists, with a comprehensive network of surfaced paths accessible in all weathers. There is also a permissive bridleway for summer use circling the Energy Fields.

Car parking charges are as follows:
Until 31 March 2019:
First hour – Free
Up to a whole day - £2.50

From 1 April 2019:
First hour - £1.00
Up to 24 hours - £2.00

Guide Prices

Free of charge for use of open spaces.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Catering

  • Picnic site

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Public toilets

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

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      Gunpowder Park is located at the top of Greater London just south of historic Waltham Abbey and the M25 (between junctions 25 and 26). The main entrance is on the Sewardstone Road (A112) south of the roundabout junction with the A121.

      Accessible by Public Transport: Waltham Cross station is 2 miles away.

      Gunpowder Park

      Type:Park

      Sewardstone Road, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 3GP

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