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
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
 

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
Special Diets
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
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