Housesteads Roman Fort 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
No
Adult Changing Area
No
Handrails
Yes
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Wheelchair Access

Limited access to site (companion recommended). 750-metre walk up a steep gradient. Disabled parking available at the top of the hill. Please enquire at the information centre in the bottom car park to arrange disabled parking.

Entrance/Set Down
Cars only at the entrance.
Disabled Parking
Limited disabled parking is available next to museum accessed via a farm track. Please call in advance.
Onsite Transport
No
Stairs
No Information Available
Lift Access
No
Seating and Rest Points
No
Pathways: Surface and Gradients
Gravel from car park, grassed to the fort very steep in places.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Yes
Blind/Visually Impaired
Braille Guides
No
Braille Signage
No
Handrails
Yes
Accessible Toilets
No
Torches
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Sensory Experiences
No
Audio Tours
No
Site Tours
No Information Available
Handling Objects
Accessed through education groups
Tactile Models
No
Areas of Low Lighting
Yes
Colour Contrasts
No
Large Print
By prior request
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Yes
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Vibrating Fire Alarms
No
Tour Transcripts
No
Film Subtitles
No
BSL Tours
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Induction Loops
Induction loop located in the film room.
Audio Installation Transcripts
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Yes
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
No
Adult Changing Area
No
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Basic language Audio Tours
No Information Available
Easy Read Material
Yes
Large Print Material
By prior request
Dyslexia Friendly Material
Yes
Sensory Experiences
No
Handling Objects
Accessed through education groups
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
No Information Available
Steep Slope
No Information Available
Steep Stairs
No Information Available
Beware of Traffic
No Information Available
Uneven Ground
Yes

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Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall

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