Subscribe to our newsletter.

Product Catalogue
Search Your Cart   Continue Shopping

Gilwell Park White House Christmas Cards Pk 5

(Code: 109352)
£ 3.00(3.34 €)
(-50.00%) £ 1.50(1.67 €)
Add to Cart
Gilwell Park White House Christmas Cards Pk 5
  • Gilwell Park White House Christmas Cards Pk 5
  • Gilwell Park White House Christmas Cards Pk 5
  • Gilwell Park White House Christmas Cards Pk 5
Pack of 5 Christmas cards printed with a painted image of The White House at Gilwell Park. The message inside the card reads 'Season's Greetings'. Envelopes are included.

Product Specification:
  • Pack of 5 christmas cards with envelopes
  • Approx Size (each card) 6.8"  x 4.75"
  • Message inside card reads ' Seasons Greetings'

History of Gilwell Park, home of The White House.

Gilwell Park has been welcoming Scouts from around the world for 100 years.
This Scouting wonderland was purchased in November 1918 by benefactor, William de Bois Maclaren, who generously offered to buy a camping area for inner city London Scouts who lacked access to suitable grounds.

The old house was in a terrible state of repair and the grounds overgrown, and on Maundy Thursday 1919 Rover Scouts began the clean-up operation. On their first visit the Rovers found the ground too wet to pitch their tents, so they slept in the gardeners’ shed on the Orchard which they named ‘The Pigsty’. It still stands there today.

Gilwell Park has since grown and evolved to meet the needs of the Movement but its core ethos of delivering skills for life through fun and adventure remains the same and benefits the 40,000 young people who visit from across the globe every year.

 
Copyright © 2018 - World Scout Shop Limited, A wholly owned subsidiary of the Scouts World Scout Shop Limited, 75 Marlborough Road, Lancing Business Park, Lancing, West Sussex. BN15 8UG Company Registration Number 07767748 VAT Registration Number 872854682