Yarmouth Castle

Access at Yarmouth Castle

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
No
Wheelchair Access
Via cobbled pathway. Ground floor area of the courtyard and shop are accessible for wheelchairs. The Castle kitchen, master gunners quarters and original castle entrance are accessible via several steps. Access to upper areas including the viewing platform is via steep historic steps, restricting wheelchair access to the ground floor.
Entrance / Set Down
Please call site in advance to arrange.
Disabled Parking
Disabled parking is located in the public car park 600 meters from site (approx five minutes walk away).
OnSite Transport
No
Stairs
One from the dining room upstairs to the Children's room - a low beam is present when walking up these stairs. The second stairs are outside and lean onto the picnic area. As these stairs are outside care must be taken in poor weather conditions.
Lift Access
No
Seating And Restpoints
Picnic table situated on the ground level, further picnic areas on the upper terrace in the picnic area, a bench to sit on the green. Also a bench at the end of the long room where one can sit to watch the film about a Yarmouth Shipwreck.
Pathways Surface And Gradients
Flat stone in majority of castle, grassy terrace for picnic area.
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
Wonderful location for bird watchers. Many different sea birds and also on the nearby marsh lands.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
No
Handling Objects
No
Audio Tours
No
Site Tours
No
Tactile Models
No
Areas Of Low Lighting
Low light levels in the original kitchen and dining room are low.
Colour Contrasts
No
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
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
Wonderful location for bird watchers. Many different sea birds and also on the nearby marsh lands.
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
Deep Water
The sea surrounds two sides of this Castle, children must be supervised and in the company of an adult.
Trip Hazard
Some uneven ground.
Sheer Drop
There are 10-15ft drops off the side of the Castle. Barriers and railings are in place. A 'please take care not to have accidents' sign is in place.
Slip Hazard
Take particular care in icy weather.
Steep Stairs
Narrow access stairs.
Beware Of Traffic
Take care crossing the road outside to gain access to the site.
Uneven Ground
Very limited uneven grounding but no signs are present.

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Yarmouth Castle

Address:
Quay Street, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0PB. For car parking use PO41 0NS
Telephone:
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