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Gilwell Park - London

Gilwell Park, Bury Road, E4 7QW

Open for Weddings, Events, Corporate Events and much more; Gilwell Park is a historic & unique venue in London (Chingford E4) - the perfect rural retreat.

Gilwell Park, world famous home to the Scout movement, is a truly unique venue for both corporate events and private special occasions. Located deep in Epping Forest, but only minutes from Chingford Station (London E4) the White house - dating back to 1754 - is the ultimate London rural retreat, combining stunning Georgian elegance with a real sense of escape. Whether you want a magical London wedding or an adventurous team building day, the house is styled i a simple, understated way, allowing guests to dress it exactly to their tastes and needs. Our pricing policy means that guests can have a truly memorable time, without a big budget. And all our profits go to the Scout movement.

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  • Ability to use outside caterers
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Dancefloor
  • Disabled access
  • Late license
  • Permission to theme/decorate the venue
  • Onsite accommodation
  • Outside area/ lawn, courtyard or terrace
  • Recognised environmental policies
  • Roof garden, or outside area
  • Spacious & light
  • Wedding license

Individual room capacities

NameReceptionSit downTheatreArea in m2
CIC Main Hall250180250247
Seminar Suite x272507260
Seminar Room x618101820
Baerlein Room40324042.3
Garfield Weston Room24162433.5
Founders Room20402026
Betty Clay Library35203535.75
Swan Centre15080150105
Gidney Cabin20102027
Essex Chase Marquee300200300288

Special offers

stay in our newly-refurbished bedrooms

Stay in our newly-refurbished bedrooms

Gilwell Park boasts 40 3-star rooms in the White House, the Grade II-listed centrepiece of the estate.

The 40 double, twin and single rooms are sympathetically restored and the building retains many of its original features. The White House contains several signature rooms which have been recently updated to offer boutique accommodation at affordable prices.


Dare you brave the... Gilwell challenge?

Dare you brave the... Gilwell Challenge?

Motivate your team from just £99 per person!

It can sometimes be difficult to inspire and motivate your team, but here at Gilwell Park we can make that challenge easy! Choose two from over 30 exhilarating activities available from Archery, Aerial Trek, Climbing and Bouldering walls and Jacob’s Ladder for the ultimate team building experience.

The Gilwell Challenge allows you to have some formal meeting time with your team (includes half-day meeting room hire am or pm) as well as all the fun, adventure and challenge of the activities. What more could you want from a great day team building with prices from just £99 per person, including refreshments on arrival and a buffet lunch?

An overnight stay in one of our en suite bedrooms can be added from a further £50 per room, per night including breakfast.

Just twenty minutes from central London by train or car, our conference and activity centre is set in 108 acres on the edge of Epping Forest.

As well as a wide range of meeting rooms, a large main hall for up to 250 people and 41 (35 en suite) bedrooms, we have extensive range of challenging and high adrenaline onsite activities perfect for team building and corporate fun days.

To book or to find out more please contact our friendly team.

Tel: 020 8498 5300


private christmas party packages from £46.00 per person

Private Christmas Party Packages from £46.00 per person

Gilwell Park is a historic and intimate venue that's set within 108 acres of beautiful Epping Forest. With a 17th Century, Grade II listed building, as well as purpose built event space, we are the perfect venue to host your Christmas celebrations.

Private Christmas Party Night (£46.00 per person)

Prosecco on arrrival

3 course meal with tea/coffee & mince pies

Half a bottle of wine

DJ & Entertainment

Christmas Crackers & Venue decoration

Venue hire of your chosen suite

Parking for over 200 cars

Based on a minimum of 80 guests

gilwell park spring wedding show

Gilwell Park Spring Wedding Show


Sunday 25th February 2018 11am – 3pm.

FREE WEDDING SHOW at Gilwell Park, Chingford. Sunday 25th February 2018 11am – 3pm.

Meet local wedding suppliers including florists, dress makers and photographers and see their products, meet our friendly team and take a tour of our venue.

Free goodie bag, glass of bubbly on arrival and canapes.

Refreshments will also be available.

Gilwell Park is an approved licenced venue for Civil ceremonies purposes.

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your dream wedding within gilwell's 108 beautiful acres

Your Dream Wedding within Gilwell's 108 beautiful acres

Are you getting married? Have your civil ceremony and celebrations with us at Gilwell Park, Chingford

Gilwell Park is an approved licensed venue for Civil ceremonies so you can have your ceremony, wedding breakfast and overnight stay all under one roof!

We have a number of rooms available for Ceremonies within our 17th Century White House building, the Main Hall in our purpose built conference centre or outside by our enchanting Gidney Cabin – all set within our stunning 108 acre grounds. A drinks reception can be held on our beautifully manicured Buffalo Lawn – an ideal place for photographs, followed by a sumptuous feast in our White House building or Main Hall - which transforms into a marquee-style banqueting suite. We can also provide a barbeque wedding breakfast or vintage tea party the day following your wedding.

Wow your guests by inviting them to our historic and unique venue.


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