Access at Buildwas Abbey

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
No
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
No ramps but low stonework can be got over with a strong pusher.
Entrance/Set Down
No Information Available
Disabled Parking
Two allocate spaces near to start of ramp.
Onsite Transport
No
Stairs
Five steps down to the Cloisters; four steps into the Crypt; four 4 steps into the Chapter House.
Lift Access
No
Seating and Rest Points
Two benches near to entrance; one bench far side of site and 3 picnic tables at bottom of site.
Pathways: Surface and Gradients
Most of site accessible via rough grass surfaces.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Water bowl by Kiosk.
Blind/Visually Impaired
Braille Guides
No
Braille Signage
No
Handrails
Yes
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Torches
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Sensory Experiences
No
Audio Tours
No
Site Tours
No
Handling Objects
No
Tactile Models
No
Areas of Low Lighting
No light in undercroft.
Colour Contrasts
No
Large Print
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Water bowl by Kiosk.
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Vibrating Fire Alarms
No
Tour Transcripts
No
Film Subtitles
No
BSL Tours
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Induction Loops
Yes round shop counter
Audio Installation Transcripts
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Water bowl by Kiosk.
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
No
Handling Objects
No
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
No Information Available
Trip Hazard
Steps, low stone walls, rabbit holes and uneven surfaces.
Sheer Drop
5ft drop into Lay Brothers onto soft grass.
Slip Hazard
Grass may be slippery when wet.
Steep Slope
Some gentle slopes.
Steep Stairs
No Information Available
Beware of Traffic
No Information Available
Uneven Ground
Rough grass surfaces - beware of rabbit holes.

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