Waltham Abbey Royal Gunpowder Mills

The Royal Gunpowder Mills is a wonderful historic site with ancient monuments and listed buildings set in a landscape that is a haven for natural life including otters, deer, owls and bats.
From the Vikings to WWII on the Home Front, our fun and informative educational programmes bring history to life. Our Explorer Programme focuses on the science and nature of this unique location. We also offer a range of events and activities for all ages.