Access at Chysauster Ancient Village
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.
There is no advance booking available at Chysauster Ancient Village so you don’t need to book a ticket in advance.
If you are a Member, please remember to bring your English Heritage membership card with you.
Some of our sites can get very busy, especially on Bank Holidays. Our busiest times are between 11am and 2pm, so if you prefer to visit at a quieter time you may wish to visit outside of these hours.
Mobility / Older Visitors
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaHandrailsEasy-use CutleryAssistance Dogs WelcomeWheelchair LoanSite FoldersDog Bowl and ToiletingDog bowl located outside the shop. Disposable bags are available for dogs on request.Wheelchair AccessUnfortunately there is no wheelchair access to the site.Disabled ParkingThere are two designated disabled spaces in the site car park, which cannot be pre-booked. The car park is located 1/4 mile downhill from the shop entrance (which includes steps) and roughly 1/2 mile from the main site.OnSite TransportNoStairsTwo flights of stair on entrance to the site.Lift AccessNoSeating And RestpointsThere are three benches available to sit on across the site.Pathways Surface And GradientsAll pathways and surfaces are grass, with one exception: the gravel pathway leading to the shop.
Blind / Visually Impaired
Accessible ToiletsHandrailsAssistance Dogs WelcomeBraille GuidesBraille SignageTorchesSensory ExperiencesSensory experiences include numerous wild flowers, birds and insects.Dog Bowl and ToiletingDog bowl located outside the shop. Disposable bags are available for dogs on request.Handling ObjectsNoAudio ToursNoTactile ModelsA model of the village is located outside the shopAreas Of Low LightingNoLarge PrintNo
Deaf / Hard of Hearing
Assistance Dogs WelcomeVibrating Fire AlarmsTour TranscriptsFilm SubtitlesBSL ToursAudio Installation TranscriptsDog Bowl and ToiletingDog bowl located outside the shop. Disposable bags are available for dogs on request.Induction LoopsNo
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaEasy-use CutlerySensory ExperiencesSensory experiences include numerous wild flowers, birds and insects.Handling ObjectsNoEasy Read MaterialNoLarge Print MaterialNo
Culinary / Dietary
Easy-use CutleryBottle / Food WarmingHigh ChairsSpecial DietsNo
Health And Safety
Deep WaterNo deep water on site.Trip HazardUneven surfaces and other trip hazards across the site, including historic steps, low ruined walls, protruding tree roots and rabbit holes.Sheer DropThere are some sheer drops across the site.Slip HazardThe grass and steps can become slippery when wet.Steep SlopeSome small steep slopes on site.Steep StairsTwo flights of stairs on entrance to the site.Beware Of TrafficVisitors need to be aware of traffic when crossing the road from the car park to the site.Uneven GroundThere are numerous areas of uneven ground on site, including on the marked paths.