Castle Acre: Castle Acre Priory

Castle Acre Priory 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. 

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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Wheelchair Access
Via about 100m of smooth grass, tarmac path and slope. Ground floor of ruins on level short grass. Prior’s lodging accessed by narrow spiral staircase. Virtual tour of Prior’s lodging available in exhibition hall. The exhibition has level access.
Entrance / Set Down
Yes. Please telephone the site before visiting.
Disabled Parking
Spaces for 2 cars, near Reception.
OnSite Transport
No
Stairs
Single stair for access into the toilets. Some steps inside the shop.
Lift Access
No
Pathways Surface And Gradients
Smooth grass and tarmac paths. Ground floor of ruins has level short grass. Herb garden has tiled paths.
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
Herb garden with scented plants is next to the exhibition.
Handling Objects
No
Audio Tours
No
Tactile Models
No
Areas Of Low Lighting
The spiral staircase up to the Prior's lodgings is not lit, care needs to be taken especially in the winter when light is poor.
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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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
Herb garden with scented plants is next to the exhibition.
Handling Objects
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
There is some water in the leat but it is never very deep. This also has a slope down to it. The bridge that goes over it has no railings.
Sheer Drop
There is a drop from the entrance to the Prior's lodgings, this is railed off and safe.
Slip Hazard
When wet the foundations to the church and surrounding foundations can be hazardous.
Steep Stairs
Prior’s lodging accessed by narrow spiral staircase.
Uneven Ground
There is undulating ground all over the site, visitors need to be aware.

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Castle Acre: Castle Acre Priory

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