Gilwell Park Scout Activity Centre in greater London within easy reach of Essex and Hertfordshire is a 108-acre site perfect for primary and secondary school day and residential trips. Gilwell boasts 35 traditional and high adrenaline activities, from abseiling to archery, orienteering to raft building. Indoor lodges and camping available.
Burst out of the classroom with Gilwell Park Scout Activity Centre.
The Scout Association is the UK’s largest mixed youth organisation, with over 100 years of experience. This makes us the ideal choice for your primary or secondary school’s outdoor trip. So whether you want to bring your class for an afternoon of adventure as a reward, a weeks’ visit based around team working and citizenship or a particular subject area, we have a programme to fulfill your needs.
Our dedicated centre teams are on hand to guide you through each stage of planning and delivering the perfect outdoor experience. We can deliver as much of the programme as you like, designing a bespoke experience and taking into account your specific objectives for the trip.
Gilwell Park Scout Activity Centre, situated on the London-Essex border on the edge of Epping Forest, offers 108 acres of beautiful woodland, amazing activities, lodges and camping.
Less than 25 minutes by train from central London and just 8 minutes' drive from the M25, the location of Gilwell Park means that the great outdoors, and a great adventure, is within easy reach of the capital and beyond.
Gilwell Park features over 35 activities on site, from adventurous high adrenaline experiences such as Jacob’s ladder to more traditional pursuits such as backwoods cooking and shelter building. Many of our activities are suitable for ages 6 to adult, and our experienced team on centre will work with you to ensure your time with us is fully tailored to your pupil’s abilities and your overall objectives.
Gilwell Park has been awarded the Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge. This accreditation is a mark of quality for the centre’s provision in outdoor activities, covering both learning and safety. Alongside the LOtC Quality Badge, our centres are also Adventuremark holders, confirming they operate with excellent safety standards.
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