Access at Chiswick House and Gardens

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
Yes
Handrails
Yes
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Wheelchair Access

There is disabled access to the ground floor. The café and conservatory are fully wheelchair accessible.

There are two wheelchairs available to hire for use in the house and garden. Please call the site on 0208 995 0508 to make a reservation.

Entrance/Set Down
Visitors with blue badges can park near to the house. Please phone ahead on 020 8995 0508 to make arrangements.
Disabled Parking
There are six disabled bays located just outside the villa forecourt.
Onsite Transport
No Information Available
Stairs
There is one main staircase leading up to the house from outside (a ramp is available if required), and one narrow internal spiral staircase consisting of about 15 steps.
Lift Access
There is no lift within the house
Seating and Rest Points
Seating is available outside the café, and memorial benches are in plentiful supply throughout the gardens.
Pathways: Surface and Gradients
The main pathway surfaces are gravel.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
A dog bowl is located outside the café. Dog bags are provided upon request.
Blind/Visually Impaired
Braille Guides
Yes
Braille Signage
No
Handrails
Yes
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Torches
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Sensory Experiences
Sensory experiences include the sound of birdsong and the scent of flowers within the garden.
Audio Tours
Yes
Site Tours
A number of guided tours are available to groups (pre-booking is essential). Please call the site on 020 8995 0508 for further information and to make arrangements.
Handling Objects
This may be possible if accompanied by a member of staff. Please call in advance to enquire on 020 8995 0508.
Tactile Models
No
Areas of Low Lighting
Low light in cellar.
Colour Contrasts
The ha-ha (sunken ditch) within the gardens may prove hazardous to visitors who find visual contrast challenging.
Large Print
No Information Available
Dog Bowl and Toileting
A dog bowl is located outside the café. Dog bags are provided upon request.
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Vibrating Fire Alarms
No
Tour Transcripts
Yes
Film Subtitles
No
BSL Tours
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Induction Loops
Induction loops are available at the till point.
Audio Installation Transcripts
Yes
Dog Bowl and Toileting
A dog bowl is located outside the café. Dog bags are provided upon request.
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Adult Changing Area
Yes
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Basic language Audio Tours
No
Easy Read Material
No
Large Print Material
A copy of the audio tour is available in large print from the till point.
Dyslexia Friendly Material
No
Sensory Experiences
Sensory experiences include the sound of birdsong and the scent of flowers within the garden.
Handling Objects
This may be possible if accompanied by a member of staff. Please call in advance to enquire on 020 8995 0508.
Culinary/Dietary
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Bottle/Food Warming
No
Child Size Portions
Yes
Highchairs
Yes
Special Diets
Please contact the café directly for further information regarding gluten free and vegetarian options.
Health and Safety
Deep Water
There is a shallow lake in the gardens. Please keep an eye on children when nearby.
Trip Hazard
No Information Available
Sheer Drop
Located immediately behind cascade (although this is roped off).
Slip Hazard
Some outside surfaces may become slippery when wet.
Steep Slope
There are very few slopes, although there is a steep incline on the Classic Bridge which can be avoided by taking a short signed detour around the Northern end of the river.
Steep Stairs
Steep steps in cellar.
Beware of Traffic
There is limited traffic in the gardens, although buggies and bikes on cycle routes do travel through.
Uneven Ground
No Information Available

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Chiswick House and Gardens

Address
Burlington Lane, Chiswick, London, W4 2RP
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