Thank you for your interest in visiting the Royal Gunpowder Mills. Please note we are only open on the days specified below and tickets must be booked in advance. 

Join us for a fun-filled day out at the Royal Gunpowder Mills. Our first public open day for 2024 will be on 31st March for Easter Sunday. From then onwards, we will be open twice a month on every second and fourth Sunday. Please see the dates listed below:

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9th June - Buy tickets

23rd June - Buy tickets

14th July - Buy tickets

28th July - Buy tickets

11th & 25th Aug

8th & 22nd Sept

13th & 27th Oct

10th & 24th Nov

8th Dec

Visit during our open days to experience the thrill of exploring our historic gunpowder factory and discover the secrets of its past. Immerse yourself in the rich history of this unique location while enjoying the beautiful surroundings of our greenery and woodlands.

There are engaging activities for all ages, including our rocket-making workshop, tractor-trailer tours, railway rides, interactive exhibitions and more!

Whether you're a history enthusiast or simply looking for a fun day out, exploring RGM is the perfect way to spend your Sunday.

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Other ways to visit

We welcome private visits to our site throughout the year through our Group Bookings and Schools Programme.

If you would like to visit with your club or social group, head to the Plan Your Trip tab then click Group Visits.

If you would like to bring your class on a fun and educational trip, head to the Schools tab then click Schools Programme.