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.
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 an online 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. Then, subject to availability, there will be walk up tickets available.
You are booking a day ticket and can arrive at any time within our opening hours, and stay for as long as you like.
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.
Your booking is for the site/event only and does not guarantee a car parking space, which may carry an additional charge.
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.
Mobility / Older Visitors
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaHandrailsEasy-use CutleryAssistance Dogs WelcomeWheelchair LoanSite FoldersDog Bowl and ToiletingDog bowl located near the shop.Wheelchair AccessLevel access through shop, around the grounds of the castle and the ground floor only of the Keep.Entrance / Set DownVisitors with limited mobility may be set down by entrance. There is a flagstone path to the Castle.Disabled ParkingNo parking on site, but free parking available on the roadside.OnSite TransportNoStairsSteep, narrow, historic spiral staircase to the top of the Keep (4 storeys high).Lift AccessNoSeating And RestpointsPicnic benches at centre of site.Pathways Surface And GradientsShop and exhibition fully accessible via level path. Good flat path to Castle from roadside.
Blind / Visually Impaired
Accessible ToiletsHandrailsAssistance Dogs WelcomeBraille GuidesBraille SignageTorchesSensory ExperiencesTactile display of carved stones in museum. Wildlife.Dog Bowl and ToiletingDog bowl located near the shop.Handling ObjectsHandling box of items - please ask staff for details.Audio ToursNoSite ToursNoTactile ModelsNoAreas Of Low LightingSome parts of the castle have low light areas. No artificial lighting.Colour ContrastsNoLarge PrintNo
Deaf / Hard of Hearing
Assistance Dogs WelcomeVibrating Fire AlarmsTour TranscriptsFilm SubtitlesBSL ToursAudio Installation TranscriptsDog Bowl and ToiletingDog bowl located near the shop.Induction LoopsYes
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaEasy-use CutlerySensory ExperiencesTactile display of carved stones in museum. Wildlife.Handling ObjectsHandling box of items - please ask staff for details.Basic Language Audio ToursNoEasy Read MaterialNoLarge Print MaterialNo
Culinary / Dietary
Easy-use CutleryBottle / Food WarmingHigh Chairs
Health And Safety
Deep WaterRiver Eamont is nearby but this is not part of the site itself.Trip HazardRough grass, low ruined walls in places, and rabbit holes.Sheer DropKeep is 4 storeys high.Slip HazardGrassed areas can be slippery when wet.Steep SlopeSlopes down to the Moat.Steep StairsSteep, narrow, historic spiral staircase to the top of the Keep (4 storeys high).