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The Royal Gunpowder Mills is a great place for families and individuals to spend days out exploring the fascinating history of gunpowder, explosives and rocket propellants.

Visitor Information

Opening Times

Opening Times

Open Days and Times Open for School Holiday Events , Special Events & Open Days in 2018 - Now open Sunday's , Monday's , Tuesday's & Wednesday's between July 22 & August 29  Pre Booked Groups welcome when open and also at other times - bookin…Read More
Admission Tickets

Admission Tickets

Admission Tickets   Purchase Admission Tickets   Ticket Office Tickets may be purchased at our Ticket Office on the day when you arrive (see prices below) Online Tickets Tickets are sent by Email - Please Print the Email and bring it with you …Read More
Season Tickets

Season Tickets

Season Tickets   Become a Season Ticket holder and visit for less! Season Tickets make ideal gifts!   2018 Season Tickets A 2018 Season Ticket allows you unlimited visits to the Royal Gunpowder Mills on the days we are open during School & Bank…Read More
Find Us

Find Us

How To Find Us Beaulieu Drive, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1JY     Located between Waltham Abbey & Waltham Cross, off Highbridge St. (across from McDonalds). Entrance at top north end of Beaulieu Drive. The site is a 10 minute walk west from Walt…Read More
Accessibility

Accessibility

Accessibility Download our Access for All Leaflet... Parking There are 174 free car parking spaces.Four coach spaces are available at the site. Coach set down and pick up is right by the entrance.Seven designated wider spaces with a surfaced finish ar…Read More
Group Visits

Group Visits

Group Visits 2018  Group visits are a fantastic opportunity to learn about the 300 year history of the Royal Gunpowder Mills, Group Visits can be made by booking through our main office on 01992 707 375. Subject to volunteer availability we can also offer…Read More
Gunpowder Cafe

Gunpowder Cafe

Gunpowder Cafe  More details to follow!     Read More
Birthday Parties

Birthday Parties

Birthday Parties at the Royal Gunpowder Mills (2018)       Tel : 01992 707 375                                Email : family.activities@royalgunpowdermills.com   Read More

French Information Leaflet 

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German Information Leaflet 

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Note: There may be loud bangs at some of our events.

Note: Children must be accompanied by an Adult or Guardian at all times.

Dogs: Only guide and assistance dogs will be allowed on the site. They must remain in harness during the visit.