Walking Tours of Gunpowder Mills

Royal Gunpowder Mills
Walking Tours of Gunpowder Mills
Royal Gunpowder Mills
Beaulieu Drive
Waltham Abbey

Saturday, 17 March 2018
£18.00 per person

Walking Tours at the Royal Gunpowder Mills

The Royal Gunpowder Mills is a fascinating and important historic site, once a busy, thriving place of manufacture of explosives and propellants, with buildings uniquely constructed to cope with the event of an explosion, a network of waterways and canals (now mostly dry), and stories of innovation and working lives.

Normally people are only shown the ‘northern’ part of the site by land train, however these series of Walking Tour's allows people to get close up to the history in the company of our knowledgeable guides. 

 Essential info

  • Booking in advance is required for these walking tours

  • Tea, coffee and cake provided within the price

  • Please wear sturdy footwear and comfortable clothing for the walk

  • Tours will last between 2-2.5 hours and approx. 2 miles long

  • Unfortunately no under 14s can participate in the walk

Getting here

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

By train: 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.

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.


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