Thornton Abbey and Gatehouse

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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Wheelchair Access
Through a level short grassed field. Access to Gatehouse is up a staircase with rest points. Exhibition recreated in an accessible Interpretation Centre. Shop has a step down at the entrance.
Entrance / Set Down
Visitors with limited mobility may be set down directly outside the Gatehouse.
Disabled Parking
Abbey car park, one accessible parking space. Visitor needs to walk up driveway.
OnSite Transport
No
Stairs
External staircase into the Gatehouse. Spiral staircase to exit the Gatehouse.
Lift Access
No
Seating And Restpoints
Two park benches.
Pathways Surface And Gradients
Paths are gravelled.
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
Nesting birds during the spring months.
Audio Tours
No
Site Tours
Not available at this time
Tactile Models
Not available at this time
Areas Of Low Lighting
Low lighting in the Gatehouse (to protect the resident bats).
Colour Contrasts
No information available
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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Induction Loops
No
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
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Adult Changing Area
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Easy-use Cutlery
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Sensory Experiences
Nesting birds during the spring months.
Basic Language Audio Tours
Not available at this time
Easy Read Material
Not available at this time
Large Print Material
Not available at this time
Dyslexia Friendly Material
Not available at this time
Culinary / Dietary
Easy-use Cutlery
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Bottle / Food Warming
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High Chairs
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Special Diets
No information available
Health And Safety
Deep Water
Small pond on site. Children must be supervised.
Trip Hazard
Yes
Sheer Drop
Many sheer drops.
Slip Hazard
Stone and grassed areas may be slippery when wet.
Steep Slope
Some slopes.
Steep Stairs
Yes, spiral staircase at Gatehouse.
Beware Of Traffic
No information available.
Uneven Ground
Yes

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Thornton Abbey and Gatehouse

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Thornton Curtis, Ulceby, North Lincolnshire, DN39 6TU
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