UK Travel Guide


Baden-Powell House

Baden-Powell House International Scout and Conference Centre, hostel and meeting place for Scouts and Guides from all over the world, stands close to the Natural History Museum, not far from Kensington Gardens and the Royal Albert Hall and convenient for public transport for Central London. The six-storied building remains one of the most tasteful and distinguished within a wide area. The wide, glazed entrance gives onto a spacious, airy foyer from which a broad staircase leads to the public rooms and hostel accommodation. The foyer also houses a permanent exhibition, 'The B.-P. Story', which traces the career of Robert Baden-Powell through writings, pictures and many personal effects. There is also a video which traces the beginning of Scouting. arrangement to other Youth Movements and educational bodies. Please telephone for details of charges for accommodation.

Located at: 65-67 Queens Gate, London, SW7

Telephone: 020 7584 7031

Opens: Daily - please telephone for times

Cost: free

Closest Subway Station: Gloucester Road Station (Click to see more atrraction at this station)