Access at Goodrich 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
Yes
Adult Changing Area
No
Handrails
Yes
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Wheelchair Access
Disabled access is limited (no ramps). Please call for details or ask at the visitor centre on arrival.
Entrance/Set Down
Disabled parking on same level as visitor centre and two disabled spaces nearer to castle itself. Request access in visitor centre.
Disabled Parking
Disabled visitors may take their cars along the driveway (marked no entry) to within 15 meters of the castle entrance (rough track). Here they will find two disabled spaces. Please notify the custodian in advance.
Onsite Transport
No
Stairs
Access to the top of the keep is via a steep, narrow and dark spiral staircase. Other stairs across the site may become slippery when wet.
Lift Access
No
Seating and Rest Points
There are three park benches located in the courtyard of the castle.
Pathways: Surface and Gradients
Pathways are made of bonded gravel (on one level).
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Dog bowl is available. Please ensure you clear up after your dog when visiting the site.
Blind/Visually Impaired
Braille Guides
No
Braille Signage
No
Handrails
Yes
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Torches
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Sensory Experiences
No Information Available
Audio Tours
Yes
Site Tours
No Information Available
Handling Objects
No
Tactile Models
A Roaring Meg canon is located in the courtyard.
Areas of Low Lighting
The guardroom is illuminated by two lights. The dungeon and keep have no lights.
Colour Contrasts
Steps in the courtyard on sunny days.
Large Print
No Information Available
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Dog bowl is available. Please ensure you clear up after your dog when visiting the site.
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Vibrating Fire Alarms
No
Tour Transcripts
No
Film Subtitles
No
BSL Tours
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Induction Loops
Induction loops can be found at the till point.
Audio Installation Transcripts
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Dog bowl is available. Please ensure you clear up after your dog when visiting the site.
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Adult Changing Area
No
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Basic language Audio Tours
No
Easy Read Material
Interactive visual display available to visitors.
Large Print Material
No Information Available
Dyslexia Friendly Material
No
Sensory Experiences
No Information Available
Handling Objects
No
Culinary/Dietary
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Bottle/Food Warming
Yes
Child Size Portions
Yes
Highchairs
Yes
Special Diets
Food is made from locally-sourced Herefordshire ingredients.
Health and Safety
Deep Water
No Information Available
Trip Hazard
Historic steps and low walls across the site.
Sheer Drop
No Information Available
Slip Hazard
Steps can become slippery when wet.
Steep Slope
Some small but steep slopes across the site.
Steep Stairs
Access to the top of the keep is via a steep, narrow and dark spiral staircase. There is a rope to assist visitors with the climb.
Beware of Traffic
No Information Available
Uneven Ground
Uneven ground and steps across the site.

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Goodrich Castle

Address
Castle Lane, Goodrich, Ross on Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 6HY
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