Ashby de la Zouch Castle

Ashby de la Zouch 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.

Advanced booking

You don’t need to book your visit in advance, but you will always get the best price and guaranteed entry by booking online ahead of your visit. The prices shown here include a discount. The admission price will be higher if you choose to pay on the day you visit.

You can book your advance ticket online up to 8.45am on the day you want to visit.

Your booking is for the site/event only and does not guarantee a car parking space, which may carry an additional charge.

You can arrive anytime from the time slot you book, and stay as long as you like.

If you are a Member and wish to book, your ticket will still be free. Please remember to bring your English Heritage membership card with you. Members are able to book tickets for those included in the membership only. Any additional bookings made will be chargeable on site.

Some of our sites can get very busy, especially on Bank Holidays. Our busiest times are between 11am and 2pm, so if you prefer to visit at a quieter time you may wish to visit outside of these hours.

Please remember to bring your booking confirmation with you when you visit.

You can currently book for visits up to 31 March 2022.

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Mobility / Older Visitors
Accessible Toilets
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Adult Changing Area
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Handrails
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Easy-use Cutlery
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Assistance Dogs Welcome
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Wheelchair Loan
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Site Folders
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Dog Bowl and Toileting
A dog bowl is located outside the shop.
Wheelchair Access
Wheelchair access is limited to the grounds only.
Entrance / Set Down
Disabled visitors can be set down near to the entrance of the site. No prior arrangement is required.
Disabled Parking
There is one disabled bay in the on site car park, which is located close to the shop entrance ramp.
OnSite Transport
No
Lift Access
No
Seating And Restpoints
There is some circular seating positioned underneath a tree, close to the shop entrance.
Pathways Surface And Gradients
The site features paved pathways.
Blind / Visually Impaired
Accessible Toilets
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Handrails
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Assistance Dogs Welcome
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Braille Guides
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Braille Signage
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Torches
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Dog Bowl and Toileting
A dog bowl is located outside the shop.
Handling Objects
No
Audio Tours
Yes
Tactile Models
No
Areas Of Low Lighting
No
Colour Contrasts
No
Large Print
No
Deaf / Hard of Hearing
Assistance Dogs Welcome
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Vibrating Fire Alarms
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Tour Transcripts
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Film Subtitles
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BSL Tours
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Audio Installation Transcripts
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Dog Bowl and Toileting
A dog bowl is located outside the shop.
Induction Loops
Induction loops are installed around the shop counter area.
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
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Adult Changing Area
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Easy-use Cutlery
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Handling Objects
No
Basic Language Audio Tours
Yes
Easy Read Material
No
Large Print Material
No
Culinary / Dietary
Easy-use Cutlery
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Bottle / Food Warming
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High Chairs
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Health And Safety
Trip Hazard
Yes, including historic steps, low ruined walls and the elaborately shaped sunken features of the castle garden
Sheer Drop
Yes
Slip Hazard
Yes, including grassed areas which may become slippery when wet.
Steep Slope
Yes
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