Gilwell Park Scout Activity Centre

Details

Description

108 acres woodlands and fields

Address
Gilwell Park Scout Activity Centre
Bury Road
 
Town
Chingford
County
London
Post code
E4 7QW
Tel
02084985411
Fax
02084985429
Email
gilwell.activity.centre@scout.org.uk
URL
http://www.scouts.org.uk/sac
Location
TQ 386 964 - 51.649N 0.004E
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Andy Langham
Address
Gilwell Park Activity Centre
Bury Road
Town
Chingford
County
London
Post code
E4 7QW
Tel
02084985414
Fax
020 8498 5429
Email
Gilwell.activity.centre@scout.org.uk

Facilities

Toilets
Yes
Washing facilities
Yes
Water supply
Yes
Hot showers
Yes
Hot water
Yes
Cooking utensil washing area
Yes
Laundry
No
Waste disposal
Yes
Chemical toilet waste disposal
Yes
Public telephone
Yes
Security
No
Car park
Yes
Pioneering poles
Yes
Fridge freezer
No
Altar fires
Yes
Cooking area
No
Providore
Yes
Mail box
Yes
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
-
Chapel
Yes

Activities

Onsite activities

  • 3G swing
  • Aeroball
  • Archery
  • Canoeing
  • Chase Trail
  • Climbing
  • Crate Stacking
  • Environmental
  • Fan Descender
  • G8- Global Awareness
  • Grass Sledging
  • High Ropes
  • Hike Routes
  • Jacob's Ladder
  • Jump Mats
  • Kayaking
  • Leap of Faith
  • Low Ropes
  • Medium Ropes
  • Orienteering
  • Pedal Go Karts
  • Picture Trail
  • Pioneering
  • Raft Building
  • Revolving Climbing Wall
  • Rifle Shooting
  • Shelter Building
  • Swimming Pool
  • Team Building
  • Zip Wire
  • Sensory Trail
  • Backwards Cooking

Local attractions

  • London – The centre of London is just a short train or car ride away
  • Royal Gun Powder Mills – Only five miles away in Waltham Abbey
  • Lea Valley and the Olympic Park

Camping

Site available for Camping
Clsd Xmas-early jan
Maximum number of campers
2000
Price range
£3.00 - £4.00
Deposit required
Yes
Suitable for County camps
Yes
Suitable for District camps
Yes
Suitable for Patrol camps
Yes
Suitable for "Backwoods" camps
Yes

Indoor

Building available
Closed Xmas Eve & early Jan
Number of buildings
4
Maximum number of residents
196
Price range
£4.00 - £0.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
196
Fuel type
-
Kitchen/cooking area
Yes
Cooking/eating utensils
Yes
Building heated
Yes
Tables/chairs
Yes
Suitable for Pack holidays
Yes
Suitable for Beaver sleepover
Yes

Special needs

Site access
Yes
Camping location toilet washing access
Yes
Indoor accommodation access
Yes
Activities access
Yes

Other

Train station
Chingford
Coach station
Central London (Victoria)
Airport
Stansted or Luton
Sea/river port
Harwich
Tourist information
Waltham Abbey 01992 652295
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

Lodges have between 40 and 56 beds, from

Last modified: 15th June 2011

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