Access at Dartmouth 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
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
Access is very restricted for wheelchair users due to the many slopes, spiral staircases and steps on the site. A companion is recommended. Access for wheelchair users to the castle is through areas outside English Heritage’s control.
Entrance/Set Down
No Information Available
Disabled Parking
1 disabled parking space located in the Pay and Display car park.
Onsite Transport
No.
Stairs
Ground floors have many steps; a helper is recommended. Narrow, steep spiral staircases to upper floors in gun tower. Shop accessed via four steps – assistance advised.
Lift Access
No.
Seating and Rest Points
Seating points on the Gun Battery and The Gun tower.
Pathways: Surface and Gradients
Most of the pathways on site are very uneven. Steps are also uneven around the site.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Yes.
Blind/Visually Impaired
Braille Guides
No
Braille Signage
No
Handrails
Yes
Accessible Toilets
No
Torches
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Sensory Experiences
No Information Available
Audio Tours
No
Site Tours
No Information Available
Handling Objects
No.
Tactile Models
No.
Areas of Low Lighting
Low light areas inside the castle.
Colour Contrasts
No.
Large Print
No.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Yes.
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Vibrating Fire Alarms
No
Tour Transcripts
No
Film Subtitles
No
BSL Tours
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Induction Loops
Induction loop located in the shop.
Audio Installation Transcripts
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Yes.
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 Information Available
Sensory Experiences
No Information Available
Handling Objects
No.
Culinary/Dietary
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Bottle/Food Warming
Yes
Child Size Portions
No
Highchairs
No
Special Diets
No Information Available
Health and Safety
Deep Water
Castle is located on steep cliff overlooking the sea and Dart Estuary.
Trip Hazard
No Information Available
Sheer Drop
Sheer drop to cliff edge outside the site.
Slip Hazard
Stone surfaces slippery when wet.
Steep Slope
There are many slopes on and around the site.
Steep Stairs
Steep spiral staircases to upper floors in gun tower.
Beware of Traffic
No Information Available
Uneven Ground
No Information Available

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Dartmouth Castle

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Castle Road, Dartmouth, Devon TQ6 0JN
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