Access at Pevensey 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
No
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

Inner and outer bailey accessible to wheelchair users via mainly compacted gravel paths and some rough grass; assistance may be necessary. Level access to lower exhibition in the North Tower and to the tearoom near car park.

Entrance/Set Down
No
Disabled Parking
Disabled parking located approx. 300m from entrance. Uneven brick surface and narrow gravel track.
Onsite Transport
No
Stairs
Many steps to the towers. Steep stairs in North Tower, can be reached by external staircase.
Lift Access
No
Seating and Rest Points
1 bench located inside the Inner Bailey.
Pathways: Surface and Gradients
No Information Available
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Dog waste bins at entrances to East and West Gates
Blind/Visually Impaired
Braille Guides
No
Braille Signage
No
Handrails
Yes
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Torches
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Sensory Experiences
Cannon, gravestones and catapult balls to touch.
Audio Tours
Yes
Site Tours
No Information Available
Handling Objects
No
Tactile Models
No
Areas of Low Lighting
There are some areas of low light in the dungeon and lower tower areas.
Colour Contrasts
No Information Available
Large Print
No Information Available
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Dog waste bins at entrances to East and West Gates
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Vibrating Fire Alarms
No
Tour Transcripts
No
Film Subtitles
No
BSL Tours
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Induction Loops
Yes
Audio Installation Transcripts
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Dog waste bins at entrances to East and West Gates
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Adult Changing Area
No
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Basic language Audio Tours
No Information Available
Easy Read Material
No Information Available
Large Print Material
No Information Available
Dyslexia Friendly Material
No Information Available
Sensory Experiences
Cannon, gravestones and catapult balls to touch.
Handling Objects
No
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
Deep water in the moat surrounding the Inner Bailey.
Trip Hazard
Low foundation walls.
Sheer Drop
From the North Tower viewing area, along some areas of the Inner Bailey structure and accessing some of the lower sections of the towers and dungeon.
Slip Hazard
Grass, brick and stone steps can become slippery when wet.
Steep Slope
Steep slopes surrounding the Inner Bailey.
Steep Stairs
Steep stairs to North Tower Viewing Platform; some in the dungeon; to upper level of museum and some lower tower areas.
Beware of Traffic
No Information Available
Uneven Ground
The ground and grass within and surrounding the castle is uneven, with some low lying remains.

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Pevensey Castle

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Castle Road, Pevensey, East Sussex, BN24 5LE
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