Gainsborough Old Hall 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
Yes
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Adult Changing Area
No
Handrails
Yes
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Wheelchair Access
Access for wheelchairs is limited to the ground floor only. A wheelchair is available to hire.
Entrance/Set Down
If using their Blue Badge, disabled visitors can park on the streets surrounding the Old Hall. They can also be dropped off outside the entrance.
Disabled Parking
No
Onsite Transport
No
Stairs
There are a number of stairs throughout the hall. The only lift available provides access to the toilets which are below ground level.
Lift Access
The toilets are accessed by a platform lift, which can accommodate large wheelchairs (although not large scooters).
Seating and Rest Points
There are a number of resting points all around the house.
Pathways: Surface and Gradients
Pathway surfaces are bonded gravel.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
No Information Available
Blind/Visually Impaired
Braille Guides
No
Braille Signage
No
Handrails
Yes
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Torches
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Sensory Experiences
There is a small herb garden situated in the court yard.
Audio Tours
Yes
Site Tours
No Information Available
Handling Objects
There are handling objects in the great hall and in the medieval kitchen.
Tactile Models
No
Areas of Low Lighting
No
Colour Contrasts
Rooms such as the medieval kitchen have the same brick used for both floor and walls.
Large Print
No Information Available
Dog Bowl and Toileting
No Information Available
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Vibrating Fire Alarms
No
Tour Transcripts
No
Film Subtitles
No
BSL Tours
Yes
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Induction Loops
Yes, but only in reception.
Audio Installation Transcripts
Yes
Dog Bowl and Toileting
No Information Available
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
Yes
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 Information Available
Dyslexia Friendly Material
No Information Available
Sensory Experiences
There is a small herb garden situated in the court yard.
Handling Objects
There are handling objects in the great hall and in the medieval kitchen.
Culinary/Dietary
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Bottle/Food Warming
No
Child Size Portions
No
Highchairs
Yes
Special Diets
Vegetarian/gluten free food is available upon request.
Health and Safety
Deep Water
No Information Available
Trip Hazard
There are number of uneven surfaces due to historic fabrics throughout the hall.
Sheer Drop
No Information Available
Slip Hazard
No Information Available
Steep Slope
Yes
Steep Stairs
There are spiral stairs; one case is wide, the other is narrow.
Beware of Traffic
No Information Available
Uneven Ground
Due to historic fabric there are many uneven floors throughout the hall's interior.

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Gainsborough Old Hall

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Parnell Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2NB
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