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.
You now need to book timed-tickets in advance to visit Castle Acre Priory. 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 FoldersWheelchair AccessVia 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 DownYes. Please telephone the site before visiting.Disabled ParkingSpaces for 2 cars, near Reception.OnSite TransportNoStairsSingle stair for access into the toilets. Some steps inside the shop.Lift AccessNoPathways Surface And GradientsSmooth grass and tarmac paths. Ground floor of ruins has level short grass. Herb garden has tiled paths.
Blind / Visually Impaired
Accessible ToiletsHandrailsAssistance Dogs WelcomeBraille GuidesBraille SignageTorchesSensory ExperiencesHerb garden with scented plants is next to the exhibition.Handling ObjectsNoAudio ToursNoTactile ModelsNoAreas Of Low LightingThe 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 ContrastsNoLarge PrintNo
Deaf / Hard of Hearing
Assistance Dogs WelcomeVibrating Fire AlarmsTour TranscriptsFilm SubtitlesBSL ToursAudio Installation TranscriptsInduction LoopsYes
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaEasy-use CutlerySensory ExperiencesHerb garden with scented plants is next to the exhibition.Handling ObjectsNoEasy Read MaterialNoLarge Print MaterialNo
Culinary / Dietary
Easy-use CutleryBottle / Food WarmingHigh Chairs
Health And Safety
Deep WaterThere 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 DropThere is a drop from the entrance to the Prior's lodgings, this is railed off and safe.Slip HazardWhen wet the foundations to the church and surrounding foundations can be hazardous.Steep StairsPrior’s lodging accessed by narrow spiral staircase.Uneven GroundThere is undulating ground all over the site, visitors need to be aware.