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 now need to book timed-tickets in advance to visit 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 in advance.
You can only book for visits until 30 June. Tickets for visits after this date will go on sale as soon as we have more details of our opening arrangements. We’ll update this page when we have more information to share.Book your visit
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).