Adult Changing Area
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Queen Victoria's Private Apartments are accessible via a lift to the first floor. Whilst we endeavour to provide this service whenever the house is open, there may be occasions when wheelchair access to the first floor is not available. The Nursery is not accessible to wheelchairs. Adapted minibus available to take wheelchair users to Swiss Cottage and Queen Victoria's beach. Swiss Cottage and Museum is accessible to wheelchair users with the exception of the upstairs of Swiss Cottage. Gardens and Grounds: accessible using tarmac and impacted gravel paths. The Walled Garden and Swiss Cottage Garden are heavily gravelled and may be difficult for wheelchair users. The Rhododendron Walk is suitable for robust wheelchairs only. Queen Victoria's Beach paths, cafe, Queen Victoria's Bathing Machine and Alcove are all accessible, however there are two steps up to the beach boardwalk. The beach itself is not accessible to wheelchair or pushchair users.
Entrance / Set Down
Set down directly outside admissions entrance with minibus/horse and carriage to other parts of the property.
12 disabled parking bays located 50 yards from the admissions entrance.
Minibus from admissions centre to the Swiss Cottage and Queen Victoria's Beach (Apr-Sept only)
Stairs to the first floor, but lift usually available. Steps down to the beach, and up to the first floor of Swiss Cottage.
Lift to the first floor in the main house.
Seating And Restpoints
Benches and rest point are available all around the garden grounds. Chairs are available at intervals within the house.
Pathways Surface And Gradients
Gravel, concrete and tarmac pathways connect all parts of the property. The Walled Garden, Swiss Cottage Garden and Rhododendron Walk are heavily gravelled and may be difficult for wheelchairs.