Access at Brougham 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.

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
Level access through shop, around the grounds of the castle and the ground floor only of the Keep.
Entrance/Set Down
Visitors with limited mobility may be set down by entrance. There is a flagstone path to the Castle.
Disabled Parking
No parking on site, but free parking available on the roadside.
Onsite Transport
No
Stairs
Steep, narrow, historic spiral staircase to the top of the Keep (4 storeys high).
Lift Access
No
Seating and Rest Points
Picnic benches at centre of site.
Pathways: Surface and Gradients
Shop and exhibition fully accessible via level path. Good flat path to Castle from roadside.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Dog bowl located near the shop.
Blind/Visually Impaired
Braille Guides
No
Braille Signage
No
Handrails
Yes
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Torches
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Sensory Experiences
Tactile display of carved stones in museum. Wildlife.
Audio Tours
No
Site Tours
No
Handling Objects
Handling box of items - please ask staff for details.
Tactile Models
No
Areas of Low Lighting
Some parts of the castle have low light areas. No artificial lighting.
Colour Contrasts
No
Large Print
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Dog bowl located near the shop.
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Vibrating Fire Alarms
No
Tour Transcripts
No
Film Subtitles
No
BSL Tours
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Induction Loops
No
Audio Installation Transcripts
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Dog bowl located near the shop.
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Adult Changing Area
No
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Basic language Audio Tours
No
Easy Read Material
No
Large Print Material
No
Dyslexia Friendly Material
No
Sensory Experiences
Tactile display of carved stones in museum. Wildlife.
Handling Objects
Handling box of items - please ask staff for details.
Culinary/Dietary
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Bottle/Food Warming
No
Child Size Portions
No
Highchairs
No
Special Diets
No Information Available
Health and Safety
Deep Water
River Eamont is nearby but this is not part of the site itself.
Trip Hazard
Rough grass, low ruined walls in places, and rabbit holes.
Sheer Drop
Keep is 4 storeys high.
Slip Hazard
Grassed areas can be slippery when wet.
Steep Slope
Slopes down to the Moat.
Steep Stairs
Steep, narrow, historic spiral staircase to the top of the Keep (4 storeys high).
Beware of Traffic
No Information Available
Uneven Ground
No Information Available

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