Heritage activities

The Heritage Service will be offering a range of special activities and events to enable visitors to find out more about Gilwell Park’s fascinating history, its role in world Scouting and the people who helped put it on the map.  These will include:

Online exhibitions:


GStone urn; greek urn; Gilwell Park;

Gilwell Park 1407 – 1919

Gilwell Park; Log and axe; Jim Green Gate; wooden carving;

Gilwell Park 1919 – 2019

Gilwell Oak; Gilwell Park; Training Ground; UK Scouts;

The Gilwell Oak: exploring our roots

The history of the Wood Badge

Visiting Gilwell Park

Gilwell Park can be visited from 2 January – 20 December 2020.  Find out more about our visiting arrangements and heritage trail.