Wrest Park 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
Wheelchair Loan
No
Mobility Scooter Loan
Yes
Site Folders
No
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Adult Changing Area
No
Handrails
Yes
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Wheelchair Access
Wheelchair lift and ramp to enable access to the house. Fully accessible walled garden and visitor centre. The grounds have footpaths to most areas.
Entrance/Set Down
Set down for disabled visitors permitted directly outside the entrance.
Disabled Parking
Disabled parking for 14 cars available. Exception is on event days when there is a separate disabled parking area.
Onsite Transport
A free, regular golf cart shuttle service is available to help visitors explore the whole landscape.
Stairs
Stairs to first floor of house (open on guided tours only). Steps or steep slope to the Orangery and steep steps to the Pavilion. Ramp to access Bowling Green House.
Lift Access
Disabled lift access to the house. No wheelchair access to the first floor of the house.
Seating and Rest Points
Limited seating and rest points located around the grounds.
Pathways: Surface and Gradients
Gravel, concrete and tarmac pathways link areas of the grounds with some undulation.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Yes, at Visitor Centre
Blind/Visually Impaired
Braille Guides
No
Braille Signage
No
Handrails
Yes
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Torches
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Sensory Experiences
Many garden ornaments and sculptures may be touched. There are also many trees and wild flowers.
Audio Tours
Yes
Site Tours
Group tours of the gardens, £2 per person.
Handling Objects
Many garden ornaments and sculptures may be touched.
Tactile Models
No.
Areas of Low Lighting
Some darkened areas in woodland area.
Colour Contrasts
No.
Large Print
No.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Yes, at Visitor Centre
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Vibrating Fire Alarms
No
Tour Transcripts
No
Film Subtitles
Yes
BSL Tours
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Induction Loops
No.
Audio Installation Transcripts
Yes
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Yes, at Visitor Centre
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Adult Changing Area
No
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Basic language Audio Tours
No Information Available
Easy Read Material
No.
Large Print Material
No.
Dyslexia Friendly Material
No.
Sensory Experiences
Many garden ornaments and sculptures may be touched. There are also many trees and wild flowers.
Handling Objects
Many garden ornaments and sculptures may be touched.
Culinary/Dietary
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Bottle/Food Warming
Yes
Child Size Portions
Yes
Highchairs
Yes
Special Diets
No Information Available
Health and Safety
Deep Water
No Information Available
Trip Hazard
Take care when on the woodland walk.
Sheer Drop
No Information Available
Slip Hazard
Stone and grassed areas may be slippery when wet.
Steep Slope
There is a steep slope to the Orangery.
Steep Stairs
There are steps to the Orangery and steep steps to the Pavilion.
Beware of Traffic
Some traffic on site.
Uneven Ground
Some undulation but mainly smooth paths in the grounds.

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Wrest Park

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Silsoe, Bedfordshire, MK45 4HR
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