Peveril Castle 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
No
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
Unfortunately the castle site itself is not accessible for people with walking problems or to people in wheelchairs. Please note that whilst the visitor centre is accessible to wheelchair users, it is located at the top of a short steep slope which may represent a challenge to some carers and to self propelled wheelchair users.
Entrance/Set Down
Unfortunately the castle site itself is not accessible for people with walking problems/ people in wheelchairs (although the visitor centre is).
Disabled Parking
No Information Available
Onsite Transport
No
Stairs
There are stairs leading to upper floor of the visitor centre (15 steps in total).
Lift Access
There is a lift leading to the top floor of the visitor centre.
Seating and Rest Points
Tables and chairs are located just outside the visitor centre and there are also benches en route up the hill.
Pathways: Surface and Gradients
There is a tarmac pathway leading up to the site. There is a gravel path around the castle, along with grass and steps.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
There is a dog bowl located just outside the visitor centre, on the left hand side.
Blind/Visually Impaired
Braille Guides
No
Braille Signage
No
Handrails
No
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Torches
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Sensory Experiences
No
Audio Tours
No
Site Tours
No Information Available
Handling Objects
No Information Available
Tactile Models
No
Areas of Low Lighting
There is low light at certain points heading down the staircase.
Colour Contrasts
No Information Available
Large Print
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
There is a dog bowl located just outside the visitor centre, on the left hand side.
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Vibrating Fire Alarms
No
Tour Transcripts
No
Film Subtitles
No
BSL Tours
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Induction Loops
No
Audio Installation Transcripts
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
There is a dog bowl located just outside the visitor centre, on the left hand side.
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Adult Changing Area
No
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Basic language Audio Tours
No
Easy Read Material
No
Large Print Material
A large print version of the guidebook is available. Please ask for this upon arrival.
Dyslexia Friendly Material
No
Sensory Experiences
No
Handling Objects
No Information Available
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
No Information Available
Trip Hazard
There are historic steps, low walls and uneven surfaces across the site.
Sheer Drop
There are 500 ft drops from two sides of the site.
Slip Hazard
Areas of the site can become slippery after wet weather. If this is the case visitors will be made aware of this before they enter.
Steep Slope
There is a sloping, relatively gentle drop from one side of the site.
Steep Stairs
There is a spiral staircase leading to the lower level of the keep.
Beware of Traffic
No Information Available
Uneven Ground
There is uneven ground around the keep due to the historic nature of the site.

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