Access at Thornton Abbey and Gatehouse

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
No
Adult Changing Area
No
Handrails
Yes
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Wheelchair Access
Through a level short grassed field. Access to Gatehouse is up a staircase with rest points. Exhibition recreated in an accessible Interpretation Centre. Shop has a step down at the entrance.
Entrance/Set Down
Visitors with limited mobility may be set down directly outside the Gatehouse.
Disabled Parking
Abbey car park, one accessible parking space. Visitor needs to walk up driveway.
Onsite Transport
No
Stairs
External staircase into the Gatehouse. Spiral staircase to exit the Gatehouse.
Lift Access
No
Seating and Rest Points
Two park benches.
Pathways: Surface and Gradients
Paths are gravelled.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
No Information Available
Blind/Visually Impaired
Braille Guides
Yes
Braille Signage
Yes
Handrails
Yes
Accessible Toilets
No
Torches
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Sensory Experiences
Nesting birds during the spring months.
Audio Tours
No
Site Tours
No Information Available
Handling Objects
No Information Available
Tactile Models
No Information Available
Areas of Low Lighting
Low lighting in the Gatehouse (to protect the bats).
Colour Contrasts
No Information Available
Large Print
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
No Information Available
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
No Information Available
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
No
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
Nesting birds during the spring months.
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
Small pond on site. Children must be supervised.
Trip Hazard
Yes
Sheer Drop
Many sheer drops.
Slip Hazard
Stone and grassed areas may be slippery when wet.
Steep Slope
Some slopes.
Steep Stairs
Yes, spiral staircase at Gatehouse.
Beware of Traffic
No Information Available
Uneven Ground
Yes

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Thornton Abbey and Gatehouse

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Thornton Curtis, Ulceby, North Lincolnshire, DN39 6TU
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