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 scooters are available for hire, free of charge. Bookings should be made in advance by emailing email@example.com or calling 01525 860000, option 5
Mobility / Older Visitors
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaHandrailsEasy-use CutleryAssistance Dogs WelcomeWheelchair LoanMobility Scooter LoanSite FoldersDog Bowl and ToiletingYes, at Visitor CentreWheelchair AccessThere is a wheelchair lift to the house to enable access to the terrace to enjoy views over the parterre. Fully accessible walled garden and visitor centre. The grounds have footpaths to most areas. Two wheelchairs for indoor use, and two wheelchairs for outdoor use, are available to visitors on request at the admissions tills on a first come, first served basis. Mobility scooters are available for hire, free of charge. Bookings should be made in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 01525 860000, option 5Entrance / Set DownSet down for disabled visitors permitted directly outside the entrance.Disabled ParkingDisabled parking for 14 cars available. Exception is on event days when there is a separate disabled parking area.OnSite TransportA free, regular golf cart shuttle service is available to help visitors explore the whole landscape.StairsStairs 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 AccessThere is a small lift to the house, located next to the Conservatory and Countess’s Sitting Room, suitable for manual wheelchairs and small electric wheelchairs. The lift enables access to the terrace to enjoy views over the parterre. Unfortunately there is no wheelchair access to the first floor of the house. Please ask staff on arrival to arrange use of the lift.Seating And RestpointsLimited seating and rest points located around the grounds.Pathways Surface And GradientsGravel, concrete and tarmac pathways link areas of the grounds with some undulation.
Blind / Visually Impaired
Accessible ToiletsHandrailsAssistance Dogs WelcomeBraille GuidesBraille SignageTorchesSensory ExperiencesMany garden ornaments and sculptures may be touched. There are also many trees and wild flowers.Dog Bowl and ToiletingYes, at Visitor CentreHandling ObjectsMany garden ornaments and sculptures may be touched.Audio ToursYesSite ToursGroup tours of the gardens, £2 per person.Tactile ModelsNo.Areas Of Low LightingSome darkened areas in woodland area.Colour ContrastsNo.Large PrintNo.
Deaf / Hard of Hearing
Assistance Dogs WelcomeVibrating Fire AlarmsTour TranscriptsFilm SubtitlesBSL ToursAudio Installation TranscriptsDog Bowl and ToiletingYes, at Visitor CentreInduction LoopsNo.
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaEasy-use CutlerySensory ExperiencesMany garden ornaments and sculptures may be touched. There are also many trees and wild flowers.Handling ObjectsMany garden ornaments and sculptures may be touched.Easy Read MaterialNo.Large Print MaterialNo.
Culinary / Dietary
Easy-use CutleryBottle / Food WarmingHigh Chairs
Health and Safety
Trip HazardTake care when on the woodland walk.Slip HazardStone and grassed areas may be slippery when wet.Steep SlopeThere is a steep slope to the Orangery.Steep StairsThere are steps to the Orangery and steep steps to the Pavilion.Beware Of TrafficSome traffic on site.Uneven GroundSome undulation but mainly smooth paths in the grounds.