Facilities at Farleigh Hungerford Castle

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    Parking for about 30 cars, 100 metres from ticket office. Overflow parking available in the coach car park. The car park is free for visitors to the site only. Visitors with limited mobility can be set down by the shop. Please call in advance.

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    Food and Drink

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    Vending machine serving hot and cold drinks, and snacks. There are also local pubs and shops nearby.

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    Picnic Area

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    You are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy in the Walled Garden, outer moat or on the lawn.

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    Shop

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    Shop selling a range of English Heritage gifts, including wines, jams, toys, souvenirs, gifts, and books.

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    Toilets

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    Male and female toilets with baby changing facility.

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    Dogs

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    Dogs allowed on leads in the grounds only.

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    Exhibition

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    The story of Farleigh and its owners is told in extensive displays in the Priest’s House and through an audio tour. The Priest's House also contains a number of artefacts that have been found on site and some suits of armour.

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    Gardens

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    Extensive grounds laid to grass. There is also a Walled Garden, and Chapel Garden which contain seasonal plant displays.

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    Audio Tours

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    Audio tour included in admissions price.

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    Family Friendly

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    Baby Changing Facilities

    Male and female toilets with baby changing facility.

    Play Areas / Adventure Playground

    Range of activities including bow and arrow and targets in front of the shop; a reading room with a book box and large book in the Priest House. There are also activity sheets for children and special events during holidays (please see Events page for details).

    Pushchairs Allowed

    Pushchairs are  welcome, but be aware that there are lots of steps on site.

    Toy/Dressing Up Box

    There is a book box in the Priest's House.

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    Interpretation for Children

    Birthday Parties: Prices start from £30, with free admission for members. Parties include a tour led by a member of staff and use of the Education base. Please telephone 01225 754026 for more information or to book.

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    Please be aware

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    Limited traffic on the driveway. Low ceilings in the crypt.

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    International

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    Foreign Language Guidebooks

    Written guides available in German, French and Italian.

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    Commercial Photography and Filming

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    English Heritage welcomes amateur photographers to our sites and we hope you will share your pictures of your visit with us on social media.

    If you are looking to use one of our sites for commercial, corporate or professional photography or as a filming location, please contact our filming team as soon as possible to check availability and acquire the relevant permissions and paperwork.

    Due to the delicate nature of our sites, English Heritage does not permit drone flying from or over sites in our care, except by contractors or partners undertaking flights for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and permissions, and are operating under controlled conditions.

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Farleigh Hungerford, Norton St Philip, Bath, Somerset, BA2 7RS
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