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.
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.
Wheelchair LoanMobility Scooter LoanSite FoldersAccessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaHandrailsEasy-use CutleryAssistance Dogs WelcomeWheelchair AccessEntrance/Set DownNoDisabled ParkingDisabled parking located approx. 300m from entrance. Uneven brick surface and narrow gravel track.Onsite TransportNoStairsMany steps to the towers. Steep stairs in North Tower, can be reached by external staircase.Lift AccessNoSeating and Rest Points1 bench located inside the Inner Bailey.Pathways: Surface and GradientsNo Information AvailableDog Bowl and ToiletingDog waste bins at entrances to East and West Gates
Braille GuidesBraille SignageHandrailsAccessible ToiletsTorchesAssistance Dogs WelcomeSensory ExperiencesCannon, gravestones and catapult balls to touch.Audio ToursYesSite ToursNo Information AvailableHandling ObjectsNoTactile ModelsNoAreas of Low LightingThere are some areas of low light in the dungeon and lower tower areas.Colour ContrastsNo Information AvailableLarge PrintNo Information AvailableDog Bowl and ToiletingDog waste bins at entrances to East and West Gates
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Vibrating Fire AlarmsTour TranscriptsFilm SubtitlesBSL ToursAssistance Dogs WelcomeInduction LoopsYesAudio Installation TranscriptsNoDog Bowl and ToiletingDog waste bins at entrances to East and West Gates
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaEasy-use CutleryBasic language Audio ToursNo Information AvailableEasy Read MaterialNo Information AvailableLarge Print MaterialNo Information AvailableDyslexia Friendly MaterialNo Information AvailableSensory ExperiencesCannon, gravestones and catapult balls to touch.Handling ObjectsNo
Easy-use CutleryBottle/Food WarmingChild Size PortionsHighchairsSpecial DietsNo Information Available
Health and Safety
Deep WaterDeep water in the moat surrounding the Inner Bailey.Trip HazardLow foundation walls.Sheer DropFrom 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 HazardGrass, brick and stone steps can become slippery when wet.Steep SlopeSteep slopes surrounding the Inner Bailey.Steep StairsSteep stairs to North Tower Viewing Platform; some in the dungeon; to upper level of museum and some lower tower areas.Beware of TrafficNo Information AvailableUneven GroundThe ground and grass within and surrounding the castle is uneven, with some low lying remains.