Only the grounds, shops and ground floor of the site are accessible to disabled visitors. An assisting companion is recommended. There are a number of slopes on the site.
Access at Berry Pomeroy Castle
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.
Wheelchair LoanMobility Scooter LoanSite FoldersAccessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaHandrailsEasy-use CutleryAssistance Dogs WelcomeWheelchair AccessEntrance/Set DownDisabled visitors can be set down near to the entrance of the site, speak to the member of staff on duty to make arrangements.Disabled ParkingThere are three disabled bays located in the car park (at the nearest end to the entrance).Onsite TransportNoStairsSeveral steps in entrance passage.Lift AccessNoSeating and Rest PointsSeating is available for visitors at the entrance to the castle.Pathways: Surface and GradientsThe site features a number of gravel areas and pathways. Entry to the castle is via a series of small stone steps.Dog Bowl and ToiletingNo Information Available
Braille GuidesBraille SignageHandrailsAccessible ToiletsTorchesAssistance Dogs WelcomeSensory ExperiencesVisitors to the site may be able to hear birdsong at times.Audio ToursYesSite ToursNo Information AvailableHandling ObjectsNoTactile ModelsNoAreas of Low LightingUndercroft is dark.Colour ContrastsNoLarge PrintNoDog Bowl and ToiletingNo Information Available
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Vibrating Fire AlarmsTour TranscriptsFilm SubtitlesBSL ToursAssistance Dogs WelcomeInduction LoopsNo Information AvailableAudio Installation TranscriptsNoDog Bowl and ToiletingNo Information Available
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaEasy-use CutleryBasic language Audio ToursNo Information AvailableEasy Read MaterialNoLarge Print MaterialNoDyslexia Friendly MaterialNoSensory ExperiencesVisitors to the site may be able to hear birdsong at times.Handling ObjectsNo
Easy-use CutleryBottle/Food WarmingChild Size PortionsHighchairsSpecial DietsThe café offers organic and local produce, as well as vegetarian and some limited gluten free options.
Health and Safety
Deep WaterNo Information AvailableTrip HazardUneven grass surfaces, some cobbles and stone paths.Sheer DropThere is a sheer drop of 20 feet.Slip HazardPlease note that the uneven grass surfaces, cobbled, earth and stone paths can be slippery when wet.Steep SlopeSome steep slopes in the castle grounds.Steep StairsThe majority of the site is accessible, however some areas within the castle do have steeps steps. Narrow spiral staircases with uneven treads to upper floors. Some areas with steep steps do have handrails.Beware of TrafficNo Information AvailableUneven GroundUneven ground throughout site. Path to entrance is unmade.