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 your timed-tickets in advance to Kirkham 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.
The time shown on your ticket is the earliest you can arrive, and you can arrive at any point within an hour of that time. You're then welcome to stay for as long as you like.Book your visit
Mobility / Older Visitors
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaHandrailsEasy-use CutleryAssistance Dogs WelcomeWheelchair LoanSite FoldersDog Bowl and ToiletingWater bowl at reception.Wheelchair AccessGood access although manual wheelchair users may wish to bring an assistant.Disabled ParkingNo allocated disabled parking spaces.OnSite TransportNoStairsSteep steps from cloister to refectory.Lift AccessNoSeating And RestpointsBenches located near entrance and placed around the ruins.Pathways Surface And GradientspathsSurfaceGradients
Blind / Visually Impaired
Accessible ToiletsHandrailsAssistance Dogs WelcomeBraille GuidesBraille SignageTorchesSensory ExperiencesSounds of wildlife and weir in River Derwent, and steam trains in the summer. Flowering cherry, roses and wildflowers in grounds.Dog Bowl and ToiletingWater bowl at reception.Handling ObjectsNoAudio ToursNoSite ToursNoTactile ModelsNoColour ContrastsNoLarge PrintNo
Deaf / Hard of Hearing
Assistance Dogs WelcomeVibrating Fire AlarmsTour TranscriptsFilm SubtitlesBSL ToursAudio Installation TranscriptsDog Bowl and ToiletingWater bowl at reception.Induction LoopsNo
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaEasy-use CutlerySensory ExperiencesSounds of wildlife and weir in River Derwent, and steam trains in the summer. Flowering cherry, roses and wildflowers in grounds.Handling ObjectsNoBasic Language Audio ToursNoEasy Read MaterialNoLarge Print MaterialNo
Culinary / Dietary
Easy-use CutleryBottle / Food WarmingHigh Chairs
Health And Safety
Deep WaterRiver Derwent is close by but not part of the property.Trip HazardLow ruined walls in places.Sheer DropOne meter drop at edge of site, with smaller drops within the ruins.Slip HazardGrassed areas can be slippery when wet.Steep SlopeSome grassy slopes.Steep StairsSteep steps from cloister to refectory.Uneven GroundSome rough grass in places.