St Augustine's Abbey

Access

Advance Booking

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 March 2022.

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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
No
Wheelchair Access
Most of the site and building is accessible by wheelchair. Manual wheelchair users are advised to bring an assistant, and may need to be able to leave the wheelchair briefly. Please call site if you need further information.
Entrance / Set Down
Visitors can be set down on the pavement next to the entrance. No special arrangements are required.
Disabled Parking
No parking on site, but there are disabled parking spaces on the Longport road opposite.
OnSite Transport
No
Stairs
There are stairs down into the crypt, in the cloister and the Campanile mound. There are no ramps or lift access.
Lift Access
No
Seating And Restpoints
There are benches/rest points located along the paths on site. There are also seats inside and outside the museum building.
Pathways Surface And Gradients
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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
In the grounds, during the summer, birds can be heard as well as the bells from the Cathedral. There is also a pleasant fresh, outdoor smell and a peaceful atmosphere across the site.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
No
Handling Objects
No
Audio Tours
Yes
Site Tours
No
Tactile Models
No
Areas Of Low Lighting
There are no light issues on site.
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
No
Induction Loops
Portable induction loops are available for use in conjunction with the audio guides.
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
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Adult Changing Area
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Easy-use Cutlery
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Sensory Experiences
In the grounds, during the summer, birds can be heard as well as the bells from the Cathedral. There is also a pleasant fresh, outdoor smell and a peaceful atmosphere across the site.
Handling Objects
No
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
Low ruined walls and hidden stonework, as well as uneven grass surfaces.
Sheer Drop
There are sheer drops on site which are not signposted.
Slip Hazard
Grassed areas and wooden stairs down to the crypt can be slippery when wet.
Steep Slope
There are several slopes on site which are not signposted and some paths run across gradients.
Uneven Ground
The ground of the site is very uneven in places.
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