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 a 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.
Your booking is for the site/event only and does not guarantee a car parking space, which may carry an additional charge.
You can arrive anytime from the time slot you book, and stay as long as you like.
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.
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.
Please remember to bring your booking confirmation with you when you visit.
You can currently book for visits up to 31 October 2021, when the site will close for the winter.
Mobility / Older Visitors
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaHandrailsEasy-use CutleryAssistance Dogs WelcomeWheelchair LoanSite FoldersDog Bowl and ToiletingWater is available at the shop entrance upon request. Visitors are required to 'clean up' after their dogs. Many visitors with dogs come prepared but plastic bags are available from the reception area if needed.Wheelchair AccessThe whole of the ground floor and the grounds are accessible to wheelchair users. Where possible, the differing floor levels have been ramped, and the grounds have been sympathetically landscaped to allow wheelchair access. There are some uneven stone steps leading to the first floor of the house, however a virtual touch screen tour is available to visitors unable to access that level.Entrance / Set DownDisabled visitors can be set down nearer to the site via the rear entrance. Please ring the site with advanced notice so that a staff member can be available to offer assistance.Disabled ParkingThere are two designated disabled parking spaces with hard standing available and normal grass parking close to the reception (25-30 meters).OnSite TransportNoStairsThere are two flights of stairs in the house, one wooden with a sturdy handrail. The stone stairs have uneven steps but good handrails. All visitors are advised about the stone stairs and signage is also present at the base and the top of the stairs.Lift AccessNoSeating And RestpointsSeating and rest points are located in the designated picnic area adjacent to the shop entrance. Seating is also available in the house.Pathways Surface And GradientsThe main pathways are surfaces are grass, flagstone and bonded gravel.
Blind / Visually Impaired
Accessible ToiletsHandrailsAssistance Dogs WelcomeBraille GuidesBraille SignageTorchesSensory ExperiencesSensory experiences include roses and herbs (lavender, thyme, sage, fennel and lemon balm) in the path borders. Visitors can also enjoy the sound of birdsong, wind in the trees and nearby cattle.Dog Bowl and ToiletingWater is available at the shop entrance upon request. Visitors are required to 'clean up' after their dogs. Many visitors with dogs come prepared but plastic bags are available from the reception area if needed.Handling ObjectsThere is a handling collection of small archaeological finds available to all visitors upon request. Visitors with visual impairments are also encouraged to touch any surfaces they wish.Audio ToursNoSite ToursTours given by a staff member are available if pre-booked.Tactile ModelsNoAreas Of Low LightingThe building is generally well lit with artificial and natural light.Colour ContrastsSome areas within the house (e.g. unpainted plain stone walls) may prove challenging for visitors.Large PrintNo
Deaf / Hard of Hearing
Assistance Dogs WelcomeVibrating Fire AlarmsTour TranscriptsFilm SubtitlesBSL ToursAudio Installation TranscriptsDog Bowl and ToiletingWater is available at the shop entrance upon request. Visitors are required to 'clean up' after their dogs. Many visitors with dogs come prepared but plastic bags are available from the reception area if needed.Induction LoopsInduction loops are available in the reception area.
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaEasy-use CutlerySensory ExperiencesSensory experiences include roses and herbs (lavender, thyme, sage, fennel and lemon balm) in the path borders. Visitors can also enjoy the sound of birdsong, wind in the trees and nearby cattle.Handling ObjectsThere is a handling collection of small archaeological finds available to all visitors upon request. Visitors with visual impairments are also encouraged to touch any surfaces they wish.Basic Language Audio ToursNoEasy Read MaterialNoLarge Print MaterialNo
Culinary / Dietary
Easy-use CutleryBottle / Food WarmingHigh Chairs
Health And Safety
Deep WaterThere are no deep water areas on site. There is one sunken area (a difference of 1.5 meters in levels), which visitors are advised of upon entry.Trip HazardThere are rabbit holes and low ruined walls across the site. The grass is kept short so all are visible. The main site panel gives a general warning to indicate these hazards.Sheer DropThere is one sunken area on the site (a difference of 1.5 metres in levels).Slip HazardSlip hazard warnings are deployed when necessary.Beware Of TrafficThere is no road through site, and very few moving vehicles other than entering or leaving the car park.Uneven GroundThere are general warnings to cover this on the main site panel in the car park. Signage within the house advises visitors about uneven steps etc. Staff also advise to make visitors aware of surfaces and headroom.