Heritage Activities

Gilwel Oak

Heritage Activities

Heritage activities at Gilwell Park

Tours, talks, activities and events. During 2019 they'll be a range of opportunities to engage with Gilwell's fascinating heritage.

These will include:

  • Introductory tours of Gilwell Park provided by Scout Adventures Volunteers. A free 30 minute tour introducing some of Gilwell's highlights.
  • An in depth tour of Gilwell Park led by a member of The Scouts Heritage Service. A 1.5 hour walking tour of Gilwell exploring the site's fascinating history and landscape. £45 per group (max. group size 25).
  • Summer holiday family activity days: find out what activities Scouts did 100 years ago and how these compare to Scouting today.


Visit the Heritage Service website to find out more about Gilwell's amazing Scouting story.

Contact us at with a subject line 'Heritage Activities Gilwell 100' for more information and to express your interest.


"It is important that we preserve the spirit and legacy of Gilwell for future generations, and I am looking forward to seeing how plans for this will be decided during what will be a memorable "Gilwell 100" centenary year. Thank you for your generous support as we look back on our rich heritage and ahead to a promising future.’ "

The Duke of Kent