Walking Tours (Select Dates)

A unique opportunity to explore our site on a walking tour. Taking you through 300 years of history and heritage. Read more

6th Apr - 22nd Apr - Eggsplosive Easter!

Prepare as things get EGGSPLOSIVE this Easter! Read more

May 4th , 5th & 6th - A Booming Bank Holiday

A great variety of science, history , heritage and more comes to the Royal Gunpowder Mills this bank holiday weekend! Read more

May 25 - Jun 2 - Agent Nitrate's Spytastic School Holidays!

Agent Nitrate returns and is recruiting all new secret agents this May school holiday! Read more

6th July - Woodland Wildlife Safari

Book yourself onto this exclusive experience, our special tractor trailer tour setting off shortly before dusk to see and learn about the beautiful environment of this 170-acre site. Read more

Jul 13 & 14 - Traditional Building Skills Course

This two day (weekend) course is aimed at beginners who would like to learn how to use lime mortars, and how to tackle areas of repointing and bricks that are spalling. Read more

Jul 28 - Aug 28 - Professor Nitrate's Test Zone

Professor Nitrate has a great variety of hands on experiments to try this summer! Read more

Oct 4 - Oct 6 - Octoberfest 2019

Oktoberfest comes to the Royal Gunpowder Mills! Read more

26th Oct - 1st Nov - Dr Gore's Spooky Mad Lab

Dr Gore returns for a week of spooky fun! Read more

Nov 2 & 3 - Guy Fawkes Festival & Fireworks

Our 2019 season ends with a bang! Read more