Audley End House and Gardens Access

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. Please note: Entry to the nursery suite and coal gallery will be by ticket only on Sunday 21 June. Tickets are free and will be available from the Visitor Centre on a first come first served basis, with entry times throughout the day.

Mobility/Older Visitors
Wheelchair Loan
Yes
Mobility Scooter Loan
Yes
Site Folders
No
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Adult Changing Area
No
Handrails
No
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Wheelchair Access
Unable to access the first floor in the house without negotiating stairs. Level access to toilets and shop. Restaurants have ramped access to tearooms.

Please book in advance for mobility scooter or wheelchair loan.

Entrance/Set Down
Set down allowed at house for those with limited mobility. Please call to book in advance.
Disabled Parking
There are 5 disabled parking bays in car park.
Onsite Transport
No Information Available
Stairs
Ground floor is level. Several bridges either have a step or steep slope. Three steps to self-service café in the Servant’s Hall.
Lift Access
No
Seating and Rest Points
There are a few seats and rest points dotted around the grounds.
Pathways: Surface and Gradients
Access to house via loose gravel, tarmac, cobbles and smooth grass. Some gentle undulation. Gardens accessed via tarmac and gravel paths and very smooth grass.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Yes.
Blind/Visually Impaired
Braille Guides
No
Braille Signage
No
Handrails
No
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Torches
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Sensory Experiences
Fountain, wildfowl and bird song in grounds; kitchen, flower and rose gardens.
Audio Tours
No
Site Tours
Virtual tour of the house available in the visitor centre
Handling Objects
Items in the historic kitchen are available to look at and touch. There is also a children's dressing up box at the stables.
Tactile Models
Tactile objects available in the historic kitchen.
Areas of Low Lighting
No Information Available
Colour Contrasts
No Information Available
Large Print
No Information Available
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Yes.
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Vibrating Fire Alarms
No
Tour Transcripts
No
Film Subtitles
No
BSL Tours
Yes
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Induction Loops
No Information Available
Audio Installation Transcripts
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Yes.
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 Information Available
Dyslexia Friendly Material
No.
Sensory Experiences
Fountain, wildfowl and bird song in grounds; kitchen, flower and rose gardens.
Handling Objects
Items in the historic kitchen are available to look at and touch. There is also a children's dressing up box at the stables.
Culinary/Dietary
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Bottle/Food Warming
Yes
Child Size Portions
Yes
Highchairs
Yes
Special Diets
Vegetarian soups and salads available.
Health and Safety
Deep Water
Deep water river runs through the estate. This is well signed and has lifebelt. Fountain and pond located in the gardens.
Trip Hazard
No Information Available
Sheer Drop
No Information Available
Slip Hazard
Grass and stone walkways may be slippery when wet.
Steep Slope
Flat landscaped area, although there is a 'ha-ha' surrounding house. A number of bridges either have a step or steep slope.
Steep Stairs
No Information Available
Beware of Traffic
It is a traffic route from the ticket office to the front of the house as you access the car park. Please take care when entering and leaving the site.
Uneven Ground
No Information Available

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Off London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JF
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