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Gilwell Park Conference centre

East London

About Gilwell Park Conference centre

An historic and elegant venue for your wedding

With few venues in London, Essex or Hertfordshire offering the same high level of facilities and service, we are a popular and trusted choice for wedding couples.

FREE WEDDING SHOW: at Gilwell Park Sunday 5 October 2014 11am – 3.00pm. Meet local wedding suppliers including florists, dress makers and jewellers and see their products, meet our friendly team and take a tour of our venue. We’ll also be releasing selected discounted wedding dates at the show to book on a first come, first served basis.

NEW FOR 2015: We are delighted to be able to announce that Gilwell Park has just become an approved licensed venue! Civil ceremonies can now take place at Gilwell Park so that you can enjoy everything from your ceremony and wedding breakfast through to an overnight stay and more, such as a lunchtime barbeque or buffet. Bride-to-be Kate Healey, says: ‘We are so pleased that we are able to get married here. Scouting has been, and still is, a huge part of our lives and was how we met over 30 years ago.  Over 80% of our guests are friends that we have made through Scouting, so this was the obvious choice.’

Having your special day at Gilwell Park is not just about amazing service, delicious food and a stunning venue, but about everything our site has to offer. This includes use of our lounge bar, outdoor areas for reception drinks or an evening barbeque, our grounds for photographs of your day and of course our large main hall for your wedding breakfast with space for up to 180 people for formal dining. The White House makes a stunning backdrop for your wedding and the main hall can be transformed with an internal marquee-style liner to convert the space into a classic banqueting hall that is both elegant and weather proof. If you want to wow your guests with an historic and unique venue without breaking the bank, Gilwell Park is the ideal location for your wedding.

Our team will work with you to help plan your day and are available to you not just when you first enquire or book with us, but throughout the run up to your event, meaning that whatever your question, idea or query, you’ll have access to dedicated event experts who will help you get the most from your day.

Our experienced chefs are skilled at delivering our amazing wedding reception menus on site using the highest quality freshest ingredients. We are able to offer options for dietary requirements including vegetarian, halal and kosher food.

Whether you are looking for a cosy winter wedding in February or a sizzling summer event in June, the stunning surroundings of Gilwell Park make for treasured photographs and memories of you and yours.

Gilwell Park is available for weddings, subject to availability, seven days a week. To book, enquire or request further information and prices please fill in this form or call 020 8498 5300. View our wedding brochure online.

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CapacitySeated receptions for up to 160 guests evening capacity for up to 250

Gilwell Park Conference centre

Gilwell Park Training and Event Centre
Bury Road, Chingford, East London
E4 7QW

T: 020 8498 5300

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