Birdoswald Roman Fort 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.

Mobility/Older Visitors
Wheelchair Loan
Yes
Mobility Scooter Loan
No
Site Folders
No
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Adult Changing Area
No
Handrails
No
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Wheelchair Access
Lift is not suitable for large electric wheelchairs. Disabled visitors are recommended to bring a companion.
Entrance/Set Down
No Information Available
Disabled Parking
Disabled parking on site situated approximately 50 meters from entrance. Please contact the site in advance for arrangements.
Onsite Transport
No Information Available
Stairs
Stairs on exit from the exhibition, a lift is available.
Lift Access
Yes, but please note that large electric wheel chairs cannot go in the lift due to weight restrictions.
Seating and Rest Points
Seating is available in the courtyard, orchard and at the south west of the fort.
Pathways: Surface and Gradients
Gravel, cobbled courtyard, large grassy areas
Dog Bowl and Toileting
A dog water bowl is available in the main courtyard.
Blind/Visually Impaired
Braille Guides
No
Braille Signage
No
Handrails
No
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Torches
Yes
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Sensory Experiences
No Information Available
Audio Tours
No
Site Tours
Guided tours for groups are available at a small additional fee. Please contact the site for details and booking.
Handling Objects
No Information Available
Tactile Models
No Information Available
Areas of Low Lighting
Low light in the audio visual room.
Colour Contrasts
No Information Available
Large Print
No Information Available
Dog Bowl and Toileting
A dog water bowl is available in the main courtyard.
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 are present in the shop.
Audio Installation Transcripts
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
A dog water bowl is available in the main courtyard.
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Adult Changing Area
No
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Basic language Audio Tours
No Information Available
Easy Read Material
No Information Available
Large Print Material
No Information Available
Dyslexia Friendly Material
No Information Available
Sensory Experiences
No Information Available
Handling Objects
No Information Available
Culinary/Dietary
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Bottle/Food Warming
Yes
Child Size Portions
No
Highchairs
Yes
Special Diets
No Information Available
Health and Safety
Deep Water
No Information Available
Trip Hazard
No Information Available
Sheer Drop
No Information Available
Slip Hazard
Grass may be slippery when wet.
Steep Slope
No Information Available
Steep Stairs
No Information Available
Beware of Traffic
Estate warden's vehicle only.
Uneven Ground
Ground is uneven on the ruins of the fort, please be aware there may be some rabbit holes. Paths are gravelled.

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