The White House, Gilwell Park


Gilwell Park, world famous home to the Scouts movement, is a truly unique venue for both corporate events and special occasions. Located deep in Epping Forest, but only minutes from Chingford Station, (London E4) the house – dating back to 1754 – is the ultimate London rural retreat, combining stunning Georgian elegance with a real sense of escape. Whether you want a magical London wedding, an adventurous team building day, or a relaxing break the house is styled in a simple, understated way, allowing guests to dress it exactly to their tastes and needs.

Our pricing policy means that guests can truly have a memorable time, without a big budget. And all of our profits go to the Scout movement. Rooms are priced at £55 to £110.

Call 0208 498 5300 or visit 

Set in beautiful Epping Forest, London E4

25 minutes from Liverpool Street Station

16 unique and flexible function rooms including outdoor space

40 bedrooms

30 onsite activities

108 acres of grounds 

Bookings also include:

Breakfast – Continental or Full English

Lounge bar open every evening

All bedrooms are equipped with internet access, colour television, power showers, tea, coffee and biscuits.

For enquiries and to book please call 020 8498 5300 or email  

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Double Room£90.00 per room per night (breakfast included)
Executive Room£100.00 per room per night (breakfast included)
Family Room£110.00 per room per night (breakfast included)
Single Room£65.00 per person per night (breakfast included)
Single Room without bathroom£55.00 per person per night (breakfast included)
Twin Room£90.00 per room per night (breakfast included)

*Double Rooms and Executive Rooms have a supplement for single occupancy.



  • Accessible Bedrooms
  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Wheelchair user accessible
  • Wheel-in Shower


  • Additional Meal Details
  • Banqueting
  • Bar
  • Bar meals
  • Cafe
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Half board supplement (£)
  • Restaurant
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch
  • Special diets catered for

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age)
  • Cot
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Business facilities
  • Central heating throughout
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Licensed for civil marriages
  • Night porter
  • Number of Shared Bathrooms
  • Separate guests' lounge

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Cater exclusively for vegetarians
  • Country house
  • Film or TV location
  • In countryside
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest

Room / Unit Features

  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • Ground floor bedrooms available
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • Telephone in all bedrooms

Specialist Features

  • Aim to attract conferences and business meetings
  • Marketed as gay friendly
  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly
  • Special provisions for cyclists
  • Special provisions for walkers

Travel & Trade

  • Packed lunches available
  • Wi-fi available

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Gilwell Park is five minutes from Junction 26 of the M25 and just 25 minutes from central London by train.

By road – Junction 26 of the M25 is less the five minutes by car from Gilwell Park. Gilwell Park has ample onsite parking free of charge to customers.

Please note that some guests have found difficulties using certain Sat Nav systems to find Gilwell Park – we therefore recommend if it is your first visit to us that you plan your route in advance. You may find it helpful to download and print a free step-by-step travel plan from the AA (Gilwell Park are not responsible for any content from third-party websites).

Public Transport Directions

Gilwell Park is five minutes from Junction 26 of the M25 and just 25 minutes from central London by train.

Travel to mainline Chingford Station. Take a taxi for a 3 minute journey or cross over the road onto station road, turn right and walk for one minute before turning left onto Bury Road. Then proceed to talk along Bury Road for 15 minutes. Turn left when you see the sign for The Scout Association. Walk down the drive and report to main reception.

By rail – Chingford Station offers a direct service to/from London Liverpool Street with a journey time of less than half an hour. Trains are every 15 minutes throughout the day.

By tube – Take the Victoria Line to Walthamstow Central, then take the over ground service direct to Chingford from the same station. The over ground train service from Walthamstow to Chingford is around 8 minutes and Chingford is the last stop on the line. 


Gilwell Park

Bury Road, Chingford, London, E4 7QW

Tel: 020 8498 5300

Opening Times

Open New Year

* Closed between 22 December and 3 January 2018

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