Access at St Mawes 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
Yes
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Adult Changing Area
No
Handrails
Yes
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Wheelchair Access
There are no ramps at the site. Wheelchair access is extremely restricted, although is possible to enter the shop and courtyard.
Entrance/Set Down
No Information Available
Disabled Parking
The disabled parking is located approximately 30 yards from the entrance (visitors will need to be able to cross a path/walk down steps after parking).
Onsite Transport
No
Stairs
No Information Available
Lift Access
No
Seating and Rest Points
Seating areas include benches inside the keep and around the grounds.
Pathways: Surface and Gradients
The main pathway surfaces are a combination of loose gravel and grass.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
There is a dog bowl at main entrance.
Blind/Visually Impaired
Braille Guides
No
Braille Signage
No
Handrails
Yes
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Torches
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Sensory Experiences
Sensory experiences include the smell of flowers in the garden and the sound of birdsong and crashing waves.
Audio Tours
Yes
Site Tours
No Information Available
Handling Objects
No
Tactile Models
No
Areas of Low Lighting
There are low light levels on dull days in the forward bastion and kitchen.
Colour Contrasts
The interior stairwells may prove hazardous.
Large Print
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
There is a dog bowl at main entrance.
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Vibrating Fire Alarms
No
Tour Transcripts
Yes
Film Subtitles
No
BSL Tours
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Induction Loops
Permanent induction loops are available in the shop only.
Audio Installation Transcripts
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
There is a dog bowl at main entrance.
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
Sensory experiences include the smell of flowers in the garden and the sound of birdsong and crashing waves.
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
St Mawes is located on the shore line, however the site does have perimeter fencing.
Trip Hazard
Yes
Sheer Drop
There is a sheer drop to the shore line, although it is fenced off.
Slip Hazard
Yes
Steep Slope
There are many slopes.
Steep Stairs
There is a spiral staircase in the keep and steps throughout the grounds.
Beware of Traffic
Care should be taken when walking from the car park to the castle.
Uneven Ground
Yes

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St Mawes Castle

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Castle Drive, St Mawes, Nr Truro, Cornwall, TR2 5DE
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