Access at Helmsley 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
Yes
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
Full ground-level ramping, and a virtual tour of less accessible areas.
Entrance/Set Down
No Information Available
Disabled Parking
No Information Available
Onsite Transport
No
Stairs
No Information Available
Lift Access
No
Seating and Rest Points
Picnic tables and benches located across the site.
Pathways: Surface and Gradients
Mostly grass and gravel paths. One slight incline at beginning of site tour.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Doggy bags available at Visitor Centre. Water bowl at entrance to site.
Blind/Visually Impaired
Braille Guides
No
Braille Signage
No
Handrails
Yes
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Torches
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Sensory Experiences
No
Audio Tours
Yes
Site Tours
No
Handling Objects
Tactile model with Braille text. Exhibition has stone finds and other items that can be touched.
Tactile Models
Tactile castle model with Braille text.
Areas of Low Lighting
No Information Available
Colour Contrasts
No
Large Print
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Doggy bags available at Visitor Centre. Water bowl at entrance to site.
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Vibrating Fire Alarms
No
Tour Transcripts
Yes
Film Subtitles
No
BSL Tours
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Induction Loops
Portable induction loops available.
Audio Installation Transcripts
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Doggy bags available at Visitor Centre. Water bowl at entrance to site.
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Adult Changing Area
No
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Basic language Audio Tours
No
Easy Read Material
No
Large Print Material
No
Dyslexia Friendly Material
No
Sensory Experiences
No
Handling Objects
Tactile model with Braille text. Exhibition has stone finds and other items that can be touched.
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
No Information Available
Trip Hazard
No Information Available
Sheer Drop
No Information Available
Slip Hazard
Grassed and stone areas can be slippery when wet.
Steep Slope
Steep sided earthworks into inner moats.
Steep Stairs
No Information Available
Beware of Traffic
No Information Available
Uneven Ground
Rough grass, low ruined walls in places, and rabbit holes.

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Helmsley Castle

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Castlegate, Helmsley, North Yorkshire, YO62 5AB
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