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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.

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Visitor Information


Opening Times

Opening Times

Open Days and Times Opening Days We are open daily during School Holidays Open Sundays 25 March - 29 August 2016 Opening Times 10 am - 5 pm (last entry 3 pm) Suggested length of visit is four to five hours. Event Calendar Browse our Eve…Read More
Admission Tickets

Admission Tickets

Admission Tickets Give a little, help a lot. Royal Gunpowder Mills is a charity.  If you’re a UK taxpayer and you make a donation that is 10% more than the standard entry fee, the Royal Gunpowder Mills will reclaim 25p on every £1 paid. It’s called a…Read More
Season Tickets

Season Tickets

Season Tickets Give a little, help a lot.  Royal Gunpowder Mills is a charity.  If you’re a UK taxpayer and you make a donation that is 10% more than the standard entry fee, the Royal Gunpowder Mills will reclaim 25p on every £1 paid. It’s called a G…Read More
Find Us

Find Us

How To Find Us   Royal Gunpowder Mills,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 minu…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 Enjoy a group visit and learn more about our history. We welcome groups by prior appointment. Guided group visits are available on Wednesdays and Thursdays by appointment. Optional Guided Land Train tours are available if booked in advance.…Read More
Gunpowder Cafe

Gunpowder Cafe

Gunpowder Cafe Please Note: Only our sandwich counter will be open in the café. We will be selling sandwiches, toasties, paninis and jacket potatoes with a variety of fillings. We also have indoor and outdoor picnic tables. MENUHot Drinks Coffee …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.