Access

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.

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
Dog bowls are available.
Wheelchair Access
Wheelchair access to ground floor of Royal Artillery Barrack Block and lift access to the first floor which houses the Fortress Falmouth and the First World War exhibition and toilets. Wheelchair access to Discovery Centre and grounds also. Access to keep has steps and spiral staircases.
Entrance / Set Down
Disabled visitors may be set down at the Keep entrance before car continues to the parking area behind the Royal Artillery Barrack Block.
Disabled Parking
In Castle grounds (signposted against the one-way flow on Castle Drive). Located behind the Royal Artillery Barrack Block.
OnSite Transport
No
Stairs
Spiral staircase for access to upper floor.
Lift Access
Yes - lift access to the first floor of the Royal Artillery Barrack Block which houses the Fortress Falmouth and the First World War exhibition.
Seating And Restpoints
Benches provided around the site subject to weather conditions.
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
The site virtual tour is located in the Royal Artillery Barracks has English subtitles.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Dog bowls are available.
Handling Objects
Tactile exhibits in the Discovery Centre. The Barrack Block has family-orientated hands on displays about the site.
Audio Tours
No
Site Tours
Free guided tours daily - ask for details on arrival.
Tactile Models
Tactile exhibits in the Discovery Centre. The Barrack Block has family-orientated hands on displays about the site.
Areas Of Low Lighting
The recreated Tudor Gun Room.
Colour Contrasts
No
Large Print
Braille and large print handouts available.
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
Dog bowls are available.
Induction Loops
Induction loops are fitted at the reception, shop and tearoom till points.
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
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Adult Changing Area
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Easy-use Cutlery
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Sensory Experiences
The site virtual tour is located in the Royal Artillery Barracks has English subtitles.
Handling Objects
Tactile exhibits in the Discovery Centre. The Barrack Block has family-orientated hands on displays about the site.
Easy Read Material
Braille and large print handouts available.
Large Print Material
Braille and large print handouts available.
Culinary / Dietary
Easy-use Cutlery
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Bottle / Food Warming
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High Chairs
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Special Diets
Yes - gluten and dairy free -ask at the Tea Room for details.
Health And Safety
Deep Water
Yes
Trip Hazard
Some hazardous areas.
Sheer Drop
In some places.
Slip Hazard
Beware on grassed and cobbled stone areas when wet.
Steep Slope
There are steep and sheer drops from the castle walls and ramparts.
Steep Stairs
Two steep steps at the ticket point, tickets also available in shop. Spiral staircase for access to upper floor.
Beware Of Traffic
Vehicles may come onto site.
Uneven Ground
There are steep and sheer drops from the castle walls and ramparts.

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Pendennis Castle

Address:
Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 4LP
Telephone:
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