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.
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.
Wheelchair LoanMobility Scooter LoanSite FoldersAccessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaHandrailsEasy-use CutleryAssistance Dogs WelcomeWheelchair AccessEntrance/Set DownCars only at the entrance.Disabled ParkingDisabled parking is available next to museum accessed via a farm track. Please call in advance.Onsite TransportNoStairsNo Information AvailableLift AccessNoSeating and Rest PointsNoPathways: Surface and GradientsGravel from car park, grassed to the fort very steep in places.Dog Bowl and ToiletingYes
Braille GuidesBraille SignageHandrailsAccessible ToiletsTorchesAssistance Dogs WelcomeSensory ExperiencesNoAudio ToursNoSite ToursNo Information AvailableHandling ObjectsAccessed through education groupsTactile ModelsNoAreas of Low LightingYesColour ContrastsNoLarge PrintBy prior requestDog Bowl and ToiletingYes
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Vibrating Fire AlarmsTour TranscriptsFilm SubtitlesBSL ToursAssistance Dogs WelcomeInduction LoopsInduction loop located in the film room.Audio Installation TranscriptsNoDog Bowl and ToiletingYes
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaEasy-use CutleryBasic language Audio ToursNo Information AvailableEasy Read MaterialYesLarge Print MaterialBy prior requestDyslexia Friendly MaterialYesSensory ExperiencesNoHandling ObjectsAccessed through education groups
Easy-use CutleryBottle/Food WarmingChild Size PortionsHighchairsSpecial DietsNo Information Available
Health and Safety
Deep WaterNo Information AvailableTrip HazardNo Information AvailableSheer DropNo Information AvailableSlip HazardNo Information AvailableSteep SlopeNo Information AvailableSteep StairsNo Information AvailableBeware of TrafficNo Information AvailableUneven GroundYes