Brougham Castle

Access at Brougham 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.

Advanced Booking

You now need to book your timed-tickets in advance to Brougham Castle.

We have introduced limits on visitor numbers to help keep everyone safe, and you won't be able to visit without your booking confirmation.

If you're a Member your ticket will be free, but you still need to book.

The time shown on your ticket is the earliest you can arrive, and you can arrive at any point within an hour of that time. You're then welcome to stay for as long as you like.

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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
Dog bowl located near the shop.
Wheelchair Access
Level access through shop, around the grounds of the castle and the ground floor only of the Keep.
Entrance / Set Down
Visitors with limited mobility may be set down by entrance. There is a flagstone path to the Castle.
Disabled Parking
No parking on site, but free parking available on the roadside.
OnSite Transport
No
Stairs
Steep, narrow, historic spiral staircase to the top of the Keep (4 storeys high).
Lift Access
No
Seating And Restpoints
Picnic benches at centre of site.
Pathways Surface And Gradients
Shop and exhibition fully accessible via level path. Good flat path to Castle from roadside.
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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Sensory Experiences
Tactile display of carved stones in museum. Wildlife.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Dog bowl located near the shop.
Handling Objects
Handling box of items - please ask staff for details.
Audio Tours
No
Site Tours
No
Tactile Models
No
Areas Of Low Lighting
Some parts of the castle have low light areas. No artificial lighting.
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
Dog bowl located near the shop.
Induction Loops
Yes
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
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Adult Changing Area
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Easy-use Cutlery
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Sensory Experiences
Tactile display of carved stones in museum. Wildlife.
Handling Objects
Handling box of items - please ask staff for details.
Basic Language Audio Tours
No
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
Deep Water
River Eamont is nearby but this is not part of the site itself.
Trip Hazard
Rough grass, low ruined walls in places, and rabbit holes.
Sheer Drop
Keep is 4 storeys high.
Slip Hazard
Grassed areas can be slippery when wet.
Steep Slope
Slopes down to the Moat.
Steep Stairs
Steep, narrow, historic spiral staircase to the top of the Keep (4 storeys high).
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