Kenilworth Castle & Elizabethan Garden 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 Yes
Entrance/Set Down No
Site Folders No
Accessible Toilets Yes
Adult changing area No
Handrails No
Easy-use cutlery No
Assistance Dogs Welcome Yes
Wheelchair Access  

Kitchen area and Great Hall: Level access: Upper floors mainly reached by spiral staircases. Low level introductory display accessible to wheelchair users in the stables.

Garden: Accessible with compacted gravel paths and smooth grass. Benches provided.

Leicester’s Gatehouseand exhibition: Access to all floors via lift.

Entrance/Set Down Set down allowed directly outside the visitor centre.
Disabled Parking Three disabled parking spaces.
Onsite Transport No
Stairs No information available
Lift Access Lift located in Leicester's Gatehouse to access upper floor.
Seating and rest points Benches and resting points dotted around in the castle and gardens.
Pathways: Surface and Gradients Compacted gravel pathways with some steep gradients. Garden area accessible with compacted gravel paths and smooth grass.
Dog Bowl and Toileting Dog bowl only.
Blind/Visually Impaired
Braille Guides No
Braille Signage No
Handrails No
Accessible Toilets Yes
Torches No
Assistance Dogs Welcome Yes
Sensory Experiences Highly scented gardens with flowing water and bird life.
Audio Tours Yes
Site Tours No information available
Handling Objects Some handling of objects is allowed eg trebuchet balls.
Tactile Models No information available
Areas of Low Lighting No information available
Colour contrasts No information available
Large Print No
Dog Bowl and Toileting Dog bowl only.
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Vibrating fire alarms No
Tour transcripts No
Film subtitles Yes
BSL Tours No
Assistance Dogs Welcome Yes
Induction Loops Induction loop located in the admission area and tearoom.
Audio installation transcripts Yes
Dog Bowl and Toileting Dog bowl only.
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 Highly scented gardens with flowing water and bird life.
Handling Objects Some handling of objects is allowed eg trebuchet balls.
Culinary/Dietary
Easy-use cutlery No
Bottle/food Warming Yes
Child Size Portions Yes
Highchairs Yes
Induction Loops Menu features gluten free and vegetarian options.
Health and Safety
Deep Water Fountain is ringed by a high wall.
Trip Hazard No information available
Sheer Drop There is a drop to the side of the tilt yard walkway to visitors centre. This is very obvious.
Slip Hazard Grass and stone areas may be slippery when wet.
Steep Slope The ground are undulating with some steeply sloped areas.
Steep Stairs Upper floors mainly reached by spiral staircases.
Beware of Traffic Some traffic may need access to Leicester's Gatehouse for Weddings on Friday/Saturday.
Uneven Ground The grounds are generally undulating.

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Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden

Address
Castle Green, Off Castle Road, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 1NE
Telephone
01926 852078
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