Gilwell Park

Bury Road, Chingford, E4 7QW

Available for training, meetings, weddings, team building & more; Gilwell Park is a historic & unique venue on the edge of London, that's perfect for any event.

Gilwell park is situated in Chingford, London only 25 minutes from Liverpool Street; making it an ideal location for group teambuilding activities, meetings and conferences.

Each room is equipped with AV equipment, flip charts, data projectors, PA systems and screens to ensure your event is thoroughly productive. We have free parking and flexible catering options including delicious afternoon tea and lunch packages to choose from.

We offer custom, tailor-made packages where you can combine teambuilding activities in our beautiful 108 acre site with a meeting or conference. Our dedicated and friendly team have a wealth of experience in delivering bespoke programmes to specially meet your organisation’s needs.

Why not create friendly competition with your team? If your team enjoys a challenge our exhilarating activities encourage problem solving, developing skills and promote productivity in a fun environment. Face your fear of heights with the adrenaline pumping 3G Swing or discover a new way to travel with the zip wire- whichever teambuilding activity and package you decide to do Gilwell Park guarantees adventure.

Your experience with us will mean a teambuilding event that is action packed and full of activities that will stimulate employee engagement and bring out positive spirit in your team!

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  • 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
  • Spa/ sports facilities
  • 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

wedding spring/summer package

Wedding Spring/Summer Package

Make the most of our beautiful grounds and outdoor ceremony options this Spring/Summer with our fantastic wedding special offer.

£4,100 Based on 50 Guests in our White House

£6,500 Based on 80 Guests in our CIC

Extra Adult guests will be charged at £80 per person

This package includes:

Ceremony & Reception Venue Hire

Glass of Pimms on Arrival or After your Ceremony

3-Course Wedding Breakfast or BBQ between

2 Glasses of Wine with your Meal

A Glass of Prosecco for Toasting

Evening Hot Snacks

This special offer applies to remaining dates available 1st April – 30th September 2017.

Please call our Wedding Team on 0208 498 5300 or email for more information and to book a viewing

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


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.

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

Christmas Joiner Party

Christmas Joiner Party

£46.00 per person

Available on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th December

Prosecco on Arrival

3 Course Meal with Tea/Coffee & Mince Pies

Half a Bottle of Wine

DJ & Entertainment

Christmas Crackers & Venue Decoration

Parking for over 200 Cars

Parties below 8 may share a table with another party


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