Access at Dunstanburgh 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 ramp to shop.
Entrance/Set Down
Dunstanburgh Castle is approx 1 mile from the car park by foot across uneven ground.
Disabled Parking
Two reserved spaces at Craster, 1.3 miles from Castle. Not managed by English Heritage.
Onsite Transport
No
Stairs
Spiral stairs in Gatehouse. No alternative access to upper floors of Gatehouse.
Lift Access
No
Seating and Rest Points
Benches are dotted around the site.
Pathways: Surface and Gradients
Majority of pathways are short grass, some loose gravel and stone areas.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Drinking water for dogs is provided at the Site Administration Building.
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
No artificial lighting to site. Caution necessary in poor natural light.
Colour Contrasts
Yes, within Gatehouse.
Large Print
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Drinking water for dogs is provided at the Site Administration Building.
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Vibrating Fire Alarms
No
Tour Transcripts
No
Film Subtitles
No
BSL Tours
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Induction Loops
No
Audio Installation Transcripts
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Drinking water for dogs is provided at the Site Administration Building.
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
No
Adult Changing Area
No
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Basic language Audio Tours
No Information Available
Easy Read Material
No Information Available
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
High cliffs and deep water to north and east of site. High walls and historic remains can be hazardous.
Trip Hazard
The whole site has uneven ground and potential trip hazards.
Sheer Drop
Cliffs to north of site are fenced off.
Slip Hazard
The whole site has uneven ground and potential trip hazards.
Steep Slope
Grassed slopes on site.
Steep Stairs
Over 100 stairs to top of the Keep.
Beware of Traffic
No Information Available
Uneven Ground
The whole site has uneven ground and potential trip hazards.

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Dunstanburgh Castle

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Dunstanburgh Road, Craster, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 3TT
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