Grime's Graves - Prehistoric Flint Mine 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
No
Mobility Scooter Loan
No
Site Folders
No
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Adult Changing Area
No
Handrails
No
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Wheelchair Access

Ramp into visitor centre and shop. The mine shaft is not accessible for wheelchair users.

Entrance/Set Down
No Information Available
Disabled Parking
There are two disabled car-parking spaces in the main car park, which is 500 metres from the entrance.
Onsite Transport
No
Stairs
Ladder used to access the mine shaft not suitable for those with limited mobility.
Lift Access
No
Seating and Rest Points
Picnic benches are located in front of the visitor centre.
Pathways: Surface and Gradients
There are established grass paths all over the site but no hard of gravelled surfaces.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Yes, water bowl located outside the visitor centre.
Blind/Visually Impaired
Braille Guides
No
Braille Signage
No
Handrails
No
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Torches
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Sensory Experiences
Beautiful birdsong, especially cuckoo and skylark.
Audio Tours
No
Site Tours
No
Handling Objects
Touchable reproduction Neolithic tools.
Tactile Models
No Information Available
Areas of Low Lighting
Low levels of natural light in the mine shaft itself, although there is artificial lighting in the galleries at the bottom of the shaft.
Colour Contrasts
No Information Available
Large Print
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Yes, water bowl located outside the visitor centre.
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Vibrating Fire Alarms
No
Tour Transcripts
No
Film Subtitles
No
BSL Tours
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Induction Loops
Loop situated in the public mine, (access is via a 9 metre ladder).
Audio Installation Transcripts
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Yes, water bowl located outside the visitor centre.
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
Yes
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
Sensory Experiences
Beautiful birdsong, especially cuckoo and skylark.
Handling Objects
Touchable reproduction Neolithic tools.
Culinary/Dietary
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Bottle/Food Warming
No
Child Size Portions
No
Highchairs
No
Special Diets
n/a
Health and Safety
Deep Water
No Information Available
Trip Hazard
Uneven surfaces all over the site, including rabbit holes, tree stumps, and long grass.
Sheer Drop
One mine shaft is open to the public, access is by ladder down a 9 metre drop. Although shaft access is always supervised by a member of staff, there is no access down the shaft for children under 10 years old, or for those with limited mobility.
Slip Hazard
Grass areas may be slippery when wet.
Steep Slope
The entire area is covered with undulations and slopes where the disused mine shafts are located.
Steep Stairs
Steep step-ladder in the public mine shaft
Beware of Traffic
No Information Available
Uneven Ground
The entire site is uneven. A companion is advised.

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Grime's Graves - Prehistoric Flint Mine

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