Landguard Fort

Access

Advanced Booking

You need to book timed-tickets in advance to visit Landguard Fort. 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 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
A water bowl is available for dogs.
Wheelchair Access
Access to the ground floor levels of the fort is possible for those in wheelchairs - including to the tunnels. Assistance may be required with entry to a few rooms where ramps have not yet been fitted to the threshold. 24 of the 32 audio tour points are on the ground floor, including two video rooms. Access to the first floor is by about 20 relatively shallow steps in five separate locations. One set of steps has a partial handrail only. If this is a problem please ask to be directed to a more suitable access point. Please note, there is no lift. There is no public access to the second floor.
Entrance / Set Down
Disabled visitors can be set down near the fort entrance - no prior arrangement is necessary.
Disabled Parking
There are two designated parking spaces, both located 10 metres from the entrance.
OnSite Transport
No
Stairs
Access to the first floor is by about 20 relatively shallow steps in five separate locations.
Lift Access
No
Seating And Restpoints
Seating and rest points can be found in various locations across the site.
Pathways Surface And Gradients
Pathways and surfaces within the fort include gravel, grass, concrete and asphalt which may be slippery when wet.
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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Sensory Experiences
Sensory experiences include the sound of the sea, birds and various port operations.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
A water bowl is available for dogs.
Handling Objects
Visitors can handle a number of items, including weapons and a uniform, in the Guardroom (located on the ground floor).
Audio Tours
Yes
Tactile Models
No
Areas Of Low Lighting
Yes
Colour Contrasts
Yes, various areas.
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
A water bowl is available for dogs.
Induction Loops
Portable loop and amplifiers are available for the hard of hearing.
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
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Adult Changing Area
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Easy-use Cutlery
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Sensory Experiences
Sensory experiences include the sound of the sea, birds and various port operations.
Handling Objects
Visitors can handle a number of items, including weapons and a uniform, in the Guardroom (located on the ground floor).
Easy Read Material
No
Large Print Material
No
Culinary / Dietary
Easy-use Cutlery
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Bottle / Food Warming
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High Chairs
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Health And Safety
Trip Hazard
Yes
Sheer Drop
Yes
Slip Hazard
Yes
Steep Slope
Yes
Uneven Ground
Yes
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