Castle Acre Priory 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
No
Mobility Scooter Loan
No
Site Folders
No
Accessible Toilets
No
Adult Changing Area
No
Handrails
Yes
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Wheelchair Access
Via about 100m of smooth grass, tarmac path and slope. Ground floor of ruins on level short grass. Prior’s lodging accessed by narrow spiral staircase. Virtual tour of Prior’s lodging available in exhibition hall. The exhibition has level access.
Entrance/Set Down
Yes. Please telephone the site before visiting.
Disabled Parking
Spaces for 2 cars, near Reception.
Onsite Transport
No
Stairs
Single stair for access into the toilets. Some steps inside the shop.
Lift Access
No
Seating and Rest Points
No Information Available
Pathways: Surface and Gradients
Smooth grass and tarmac paths. Ground floor of ruins has level short grass. Herb garden has tiled paths.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
No Information Available
Blind/Visually Impaired
Braille Guides
No
Braille Signage
No
Handrails
Yes
Accessible Toilets
No
Torches
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Sensory Experiences
Herb garden with scented plants is next to the exhibition.
Audio Tours
No
Site Tours
No Information Available
Handling Objects
No
Tactile Models
No
Areas of Low Lighting
The spiral staircase up to the Prior's lodgings is not lit, care needs to be taken especially in the winter when light is poor.
Colour Contrasts
No
Large Print
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
No Information Available
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Vibrating Fire Alarms
No
Tour Transcripts
No
Film Subtitles
No
BSL Tours
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Induction Loops
Yes
Audio Installation Transcripts
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
No Information Available
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
No
Adult Changing Area
No
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Basic language Audio Tours
No Information Available
Easy Read Material
No
Large Print Material
No
Dyslexia Friendly Material
No
Sensory Experiences
Herb garden with scented plants is next to the exhibition.
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
There is some water in the leat but it is never very deep. This also has a slope down to it. The bridge that goes over it has no railings.
Trip Hazard
No Information Available
Sheer Drop
There is a drop from the entrance to the Prior's lodgings, this is railed off and safe.
Slip Hazard
When wet the foundations to the church and surrounding foundations can be hazardous.
Steep Slope
No Information Available
Steep Stairs
Prior’s lodging accessed by narrow spiral staircase.
Beware of Traffic
No Information Available
Uneven Ground
There is undulating ground all over the site, visitors need to be aware.

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