Chesters Roman Fort and Museum 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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Dog Bowl and Toileting
Dog bowls are available at the front and back of the shop.
Wheelchair Access
There are ramps leading into the shop and museum. The site is generally flat and accessible by wheelchairs, although the bath house does have some restricted access (companion recommended). Please note: A free wheelchair is available upon request.
Entrance / Set Down
Disabled visitors can be set down at the shop entrance. From here it is just a short walk to the museum and only 200m to the site.
Disabled Parking
Disabled parking is available.
OnSite Transport
No
Stairs
There are historic steps leading down into the enclosures (two steps maximum into most). There are also steps down into the bath house, although there is a hand rail providing added safety and support.
Lift Access
No
Seating And Restpoints
A number of park benches are dotted around the site.
Pathways Surface And Gradients
The paths around the shop and museum have paved slab surfaces. The path down to the site is a gravel surface. Pathways around the site itself are mowed grass.
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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Dog Bowl and Toileting
Dog bowls are available at the front and back of the shop.
Handling Objects
No
Audio Tours
No
Site Tours
No information available
Tactile Models
Visitors will find one tactile model of the site as it currently appears. This is located between the shop and museum.
Areas Of Low Lighting
No information available
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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Dog Bowl and Toileting
Dog bowls are available at the front and back of the shop.
Induction Loops
No information available
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
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Adult Changing Area
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Easy-use Cutlery
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Handling Objects
No
Basic Language Audio Tours
No information available
Easy Read Material
No
Large Print Material
No
Dyslexia Friendly Material
No
Culinary / Dietary
Easy-use Cutlery
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Bottle / Food Warming
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High Chairs
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Special Diets
No information available
Health And Safety
Deep Water
There is no deep water on the site.
Trip Hazard
There are historic steps leading down into the enclosures (two steps maximum into most). There are also steps down into the bath house, although there is a hand rail providing added safety and support.
Sheer Drop
No information available
Slip Hazard
No information available
Steep Slope
There is a small incline down to the bath house, as well as other inclines around the ruin enclosures.
Steep Stairs
No information available
Beware Of Traffic
Chesters Roman Fort is an enclosed site, meaning that there is no traffic beyond the car park.
Uneven Ground
No information available
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