Access at Farleigh Hungerford 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 don’t need to book your visit in advance, but you will always get the best price and guaranteed entry by booking online ahead of your visit. The prices shown here include an online discount. The admission price will be higher if you choose to pay on the day you visit.
You can book your advance ticket online up to 8.45am on the day you want to visit. Then, subject to availability, there will be walk up tickets available.
You are booking a day ticket and can arrive at any time within our opening hours, and stay for as long as you like.
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.
Your booking is for the site/event only and does not guarantee a car parking space, which may carry an additional charge.
If you are a Member and wish to book, your ticket will still be free. Please remember to bring your English Heritage membership card with you. Members are able to book tickets for those included in the membership only. Any additional bookings made will be chargeable on site.
Mobility / Older Visitors
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaHandrailsEasy-use CutleryAssistance Dogs WelcomeWheelchair LoanSite FoldersDog Bowl and ToiletingNot available.Wheelchair AccessCastle: Ruins are negotiable via steps and rough paths. Grounds: Accessed on impacted gravel, tarmac, paved and earth paths and fairly smooth grass. Some cobbled areas. Wheelchair access is confined to top lawns. There is no wheelchair acess into the Chapel and in the Priest's House.Entrance / Set DownVisitors with limited mobility can be set down by the shop. Please call in advance.Disabled ParkingNot available.OnSite TransportNoStairsCastle ruins are negotiable via steps and rough paths. There is one spiral staircase in the Priest House. Some uneven steps on site.Lift AccessNoSeating And RestpointsSelection of benches scattered around the site.Pathways Surface And GradientsGrounds accessed on compacted gravel, tarmac, paved and earth paths and fairly smooth grass. Some cobbled areas.
Blind / Visually Impaired
Accessible ToiletsHandrailsAssistance Dogs WelcomeBraille GuidesBraille SignageTorchesSensory ExperiencesHerb garden in the Chapel garden, containing scented plants.Dog Bowl and ToiletingNot available.Handling ObjectsThere is a handling collection available for school visits and a 3D model.Audio ToursYesSite ToursChargeable and must be booked in advance with the site.Tactile ModelsStone carvings on tombs in chapel and museum may be touched. Tactile model of castle.Areas Of Low LightingCrypt is dark and small.Colour ContrastsNoLarge PrintLarge print information sheets available.
Deaf / Hard of Hearing
Assistance Dogs WelcomeVibrating Fire AlarmsTour TranscriptsFilm SubtitlesBSL ToursAudio Installation TranscriptsDog Bowl and ToiletingNot available.Induction LoopsLoops can be plugged into the audio tour and they are kept behind the till.
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaEasy-use CutlerySensory ExperiencesHerb garden in the Chapel garden, containing scented plants.Handling ObjectsThere is a handling collection available for school visits and a 3D model.Easy Read MaterialLarge print information sheets and audio tour available.Large Print MaterialLarge print information sheets available.
Culinary / Dietary
Easy-use CutleryBottle / Food WarmingHigh Chairs
Health And Safety
Deep WaterNoTrip HazardSome steps and rough surfaces.Sheer DropThere are two sheer drops on two sides of the ruins. One is steeper than the other and there is fencing and a warning on the guardianship panel.Slip HazardGrass and paths slippery when wet.Steep SlopeYes there are slopes on site. Most have hand rails.Steep StairsDifficult spiral staircase to upper floor of museum.Beware Of TrafficLimited traffic on the driveway.Uneven GroundCastle ruins have slopes and rough paths.