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Access at Brodsworth Hall and Gardens

Access information for the site is listed below. For more information, or if you have particular access needs, please contact us before you visit. Please note that some facilities may require booking in advance.

If you are a disabled visitor we offer the option to bring a companion or carer in for free to help you get more out of your visit.

Mobility/Older Visitors

Wheelchair loan Yes
Mobility Scooter loan No
Site Folders No
Accessible Toilets Yes
Adult changing area No
Handrails Yes
Easy-use cutlery No
Assistance Dogs Welcome Yes
Wheelchair Access
 

All the ground floor is level and there is lift access to first-floor family bedrooms (but visitors need to negotiate steps to reach the servants’ bedrooms). The original Victorian lift makes the first floor accessible, but can only take one wheelchair at a time due to weight restrictions.

 

The terrace and formal gardens are accessed on tarmac paths, but the Quarry gardens have self-binding gravel paths.

 

Manual wheelchair users are advised to bring an assistant.

 

Level access to the exhibition. Shop and tearoom with ramped access.

Entrance/Set Down
Parking or set down outside the hall is only allowed on non-event days.
Disabled Parking
There are five disabled parking spaces directly outside the hall. If these are full, there is a golf buggy service available from the main car park. Please note: Parking or set down outside the hall is only allowed on non-event days.
Onsite Transport
There is a golf buggy available on site to aid the mobility impaired.
Stairs
Stone stairs from ground floor to first floor in the Servants' Wing. Stairs from Main Hall ground floor to first floor of Main Hall, and from first floor of Main Hall across to first floor of Servants' Wing. Some of the treads are very smooth and worn.
Lift Access
Small Victorian lift to the first floor. Only one wheelchair at a time.
Seating and rest points
Seating and rest points are located around the hall and grounds.
Pathways: Surface and Gradients
Pathways are mainly tarmac, some are gravel and all are flat.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
No

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Blind/Visually Impaired

Braille Guides No
Braille Signage No
Handrails Yes
Accessible Toilets Yes
Torches No
Assistance Dogs Welcome Yes
Sensory Experiences
It is possible to handle the collection in the family room, including the recreated fabrics, carpets and wallpapers. Formal gardens and wildflower meadows.
Audio Tours
No
Site Tours
No information available
Handling Objects
No
Tactile Models
No
Areas of Low Lighting
No
Colour contrasts
No
Large Print
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
No

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Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Vibrating fire alarms No
Tour transcripts No
Film subtitles No
BSL Tours No
Assistance Dogs Welcome Yes
Induction Loops
Induction loops in the shop and admission point.
Audio installation transcripts
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
No

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Learning Difficulties

Accessible Toilets Yes
Adult changing area No
Easy-use cutlery No
Basic language audio tours
No information available
Easy Read Material
No
Large print Material
No
Dyslexia Friendly Material
No
Sensory Experiences
It is possible to handle the collection in the family room, including the recreated fabrics, carpets and wallpapers. Formal gardens and wildflower meadows.
Handling Objects
No

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Culinary/Dietary

Easy-use cutlery No
Bottle/food Warming Yes
Child Size Portions Yes
Highchairs Yes
Special Diets
No information available

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Health and Safety

Deep Water
No information available
Trip Hazard
No information available
Sheer Drop
No information available
Slip Hazard
Grassed areas and stone stairs may be slippery when wet.
Steep Slope
Some steep steps in gardens.
Steep Stairs
No information available
Beware of Traffic
Traffic on site is limited to a golf buggy for mobility impaired people between the car park and Hall and for access to the disabled parking directly outside the Hall.
Uneven Ground
No information available

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Handrails on internal stairs.

Contact

Site Telephone
01302 722598
Customer Services
0870 333 1181
Tourist Information
Doncaster: 01302 734309, Info-line: 01302 724969
Address
Brodsworth, Doncaster, South Yorkshire - DN5 7XJ
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