Ranger's House 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
Yes
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Wheelchair Access
Yes. One wheelchair is available for upon request (please book in advance of your visit, as restrictions currently limit the number of wheelchairs that can be used inside the house at any given time).
Entrance/Set Down
Disabled visitors can be set down next to the entrance of the house (prior arrangement recommended).
Disabled Parking
Unfortunately there are no disabled spaces available.
Onsite Transport
No
Stairs
There are nine steps up to the front of the house, and nine steps at the side leading to the garden. Inside there are two staircases (one with three flights totalling 49 stairs and one with 20). A disabled chair lift is available.
Lift Access
Although there is no interior lift, a disabled platform is located on exterior of the house. This travels up one level to help visitors reach the Stannah chair lift.
Seating and Rest Points
Two benches can be found to the front of the house.
Pathways: Surface and Gradients
Exterior pathways are surfaced with flat paving stones.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
A dog bowl is available upon request (to be used outside the house only).
Blind/Visually Impaired
Braille Guides
No
Braille Signage
No
Handrails
Yes
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Torches
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Sensory Experiences
Birdsong can be heard in the garden.
Audio Tours
No
Site Tours
Entry to the house is by guided tour only (included in the entrance fee), providing a detailed insight into the history of the collection. These take place twice daily and can be booked in advance.
Handling Objects
No
Tactile Models
No
Areas of Low Lighting
No
Colour Contrasts
Some visitors may find the steps challenging.
Large Print
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
A dog bowl is available upon request (to be used outside the house only).
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
A dog bowl is available upon request (to be used outside the house only).
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Adult Changing Area
No
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Basic language Audio Tours
No
Easy Read Material
Graphic panels can be found throughout the house describing the rooms and their contents.
Large Print Material
No
Dyslexia Friendly Material
No
Sensory Experiences
Birdsong can be heard in the garden.
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
No Information Available
Trip Hazard
No Information Available
Sheer Drop
No Information Available
Slip Hazard
No Information Available
Steep Slope
No Information Available
Steep Stairs
The inner staircase leading to the basement is slightly spiralled.
Beware of Traffic
No Information Available
Uneven Ground
No Information Available

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Ranger's House - The Wernher Collection

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Chesterfield Walk, Blackheath, London, SE10 8QX
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