Chesters Roman Fort and Museum 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
Yes
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Wheelchair Access
There are ramps leading into the shop and museum. The site is generally flat and accessible by wheelchairs, although the bath house does have some restricted access (companion recommended). Please note: A free wheelchair is available upon request.
Entrance/Set Down
Disabled visitors can be set down at the shop entrance. From here it is just a short walk to the museum and only 200m to the site.
Disabled Parking
Disabled parking is available.
Onsite Transport
No
Stairs
There are historic steps leading down into the enclosures (two steps maximum into most). There are also steps down into the bath house, although there is a hand rail providing added safety and support.
Lift Access
No
Seating and Rest Points
A number of park benches are dotted around the site.
Pathways: Surface and Gradients
The paths around the shop and museum have paved slab surfaces. The path down to the site is a gravel surface. Pathways around the site itself are mowed grass.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Dog bowls are available at the front and back of the shop.
Blind/Visually Impaired
Braille Guides
No
Braille Signage
No
Handrails
Yes
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Torches
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Sensory Experiences
No Information Available
Audio Tours
No
Site Tours
No Information Available
Handling Objects
No
Tactile Models
Visitors will find one tactile model of the site as it currently appears. This is located between the shop and museum.
Areas of Low Lighting
No Information Available
Colour Contrasts
No
Large Print
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Dog bowls are available at the front and back of 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 Information Available
Audio Installation Transcripts
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Dog bowls are available at the front and back of the shop.
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
Yes
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
No Information Available
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 no deep water on the site.
Trip Hazard
There are historic steps leading down into the enclosures (two steps maximum into most). There are also steps down into the bath house, although there is a hand rail providing added safety and support.
Sheer Drop
No Information Available
Slip Hazard
No Information Available
Steep Slope
There is a small incline down to the bath house, as well as other inclines around the ruin enclosures.
Steep Stairs
No Information Available
Beware of Traffic
Chesters Roman Fort is an enclosed site, meaning that there is no traffic beyond the car park.
Uneven Ground
No Information Available

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