Carisbrooke Castle Access

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
No
Wheelchair Access
Well house and ground floor of museum are accessible to visitors in wheelchairs. Due to the steep stairs the wall walk, and the upper floor of museum, are inaccessible to wheelchair users.
Entrance / Set Down
Disabled drivers may park within castle courtyard, and disabled passengers may be set down there.
Disabled Parking
Four disabled parking bays located behind the museum for Blue Badge holders.
OnSite Transport
No
Stairs
Two flights of stairs to upper floor of museum (with handrails).
Lift Access
No
Seating And Restpoints
Seating and rest points are dotted around the grounds.
Pathways Surface And Gradients
Pathways are gravel, tarmac and grass, and are fairly flat.
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
Introductory film with subtitles showing virtual tour of the castle.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
No
Audio Tours
No
Tactile Models
Model showing the castle in 1600 may be touched and was designed to allow close access for wheelchairs.
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
No
Induction Loops
Yes, please ask staff at the counter.
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
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Adult Changing Area
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Easy-use Cutlery
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Sensory Experiences
Introductory film with subtitles showing virtual tour of the castle.
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
No Information Available
Trip Hazard
Mind your step on the historic steps
Sheer Drop
There are some sheer drops, please mind your step.
Slip Hazard
Stone and grassed areas may be slippery when wet. The wall walk route may also be slippery.
Steep Slope
The grounds outside the castle undulate.
Steep Stairs
All the stairs in the castle are steep. Ramparts lack handrails and safety rails in places.
Beware Of Traffic
Some cars may be on site to access the disabled parking.
Uneven Ground
Some undulation.

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Carisbrooke Castle

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Castle Hill, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1XY
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