Access at Etal Castle
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 Etal Castle. 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.
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Mobility / Older Visitors
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaHandrailsEasy-use CutleryAssistance Dogs WelcomeWheelchair LoanSite FoldersDog Bowl and ToiletingA dog water bowl is available.Wheelchair AccessWheelchair users have full access to shop and exhibition area, but the ground surface outside is uneven and a companion is advised. There is a flat, grit path to the entrance.Entrance / Set DownVisitors with limited mobility may be set down 10 metres from the entrance.Disabled ParkingNo dedicated parking spaces, but the car park is close to the entrance.StairsNo stairs, but there are two small steps into the Tower House.Seating And RestpointsNoPathways Surface And GradientsUndulating and uneven grass, with some rabbit holes and molehills.
Blind / Visually Impaired
Accessible ToiletsHandrailsAssistance Dogs WelcomeBraille GuidesBraille SignageTorchesSensory ExperiencesNoDog Bowl and ToiletingA dog water bowl is available.Audio ToursNoSite ToursNoTactile ModelsNoAreas Of Low LightingSome low light areas located in the gate houses.
Deaf / Hard of Hearing
Assistance Dogs WelcomeVibrating Fire AlarmsTour TranscriptsFilm SubtitlesBSL ToursAudio Installation TranscriptsDog Bowl and ToiletingA dog water bowl is available.
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaEasy-use CutlerySensory ExperiencesNo
Culinary / Dietary
Easy-use CutleryBottle / Food WarmingHigh Chairs
Health And Safety
Trip HazardOccasional rabbit holes and uneven long grass.Sheer DropNoSlip HazardGrass may be slippery when wet.Steep SlopeNoSteep StairsNoUneven GroundUneven grassed areas throughout the site.