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The Battlefields Trust and Royal Gunpowder Mills Study Day

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The Royal Gunpowder Mills
Beaulieu Drive
Waltham Abbey

Tel: 01992 707370

Fax: 01992 707372

Royal Gunpowder Mills in association with The Battlefields Trust presents its second Study Day this time exploring firepower in the Napoleonic period.



  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors - All the publically accessible buildings on the site are ground floor accept the main exhibition building where there is an accessible lift. As this is a heritage site, there is some uneven ground but most areas and buildings are wheel chair accessible as is the Land Train which conducts guided tours of the whole site.
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking
  • On site parking
  • Secure cycle parking - The car park includes an open, but covered cycle parking area.


Map & Directions

Road Directions

The Royal Gunpowder Mills is located in Beaulieu Drive, off Highbridge Street (at traffic lights and opposite McDonalds), a ten minute walk from the centre of Waltham Abbey. The entrance is at top north end of Beaulieu Drive. Postcode - EN9 1JY

There is free parking

From J26 of M25, take A121 to Waltham Abbey; or from J25 of M25 go to Waltham Cross and then A121.

Public Transport Directions

By Bus

The site is just a 10 minute walk from Waltham Abbey Town Centre.

Nearest bus stops in Highbridge Street are served by the following local buses:

21, 212, 213, 240, 250, 251, 255, 505, 517.

By Rail

Nearest station is Waltham Cross, connecting London Liverpool Street or Tottenham Hale underground (Victoria Line) to/from Cheshunt/Broxbourne/Hertford East.

We are a 25 minute walk east from the station.

You may also take a bus or a cab (office at station).

Opening Times

The Battlefields Trust and Royal Gunpowder Mills Study Day (7 Sept 2019)