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.
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 October 2021, when the site will close for the winter.Book your Visit
Mobility / Older Visitors
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaHandrailsEasy-use CutleryAssistance Dogs WelcomeWheelchair LoanSite FoldersDog Bowl and ToiletingNoWheelchair AccessVia 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 DownPlease call site in advance to arrange.Disabled ParkingDisabled parking is located in the public car park 600 meters from site (approx five minutes walk away).OnSite TransportNoStairsOne 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 AccessNoSeating And RestpointsPicnic 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 GradientsFlat stone in majority of castle, grassy terrace for picnic area.
Blind / Visually Impaired
Accessible ToiletsHandrailsAssistance Dogs WelcomeBraille GuidesBraille SignageTorchesSensory ExperiencesWonderful location for bird watchers. Many different sea birds and also on the nearby marsh lands.Dog Bowl and ToiletingNoHandling ObjectsNoAudio ToursNoSite ToursNoTactile ModelsNoAreas Of Low LightingLow light levels in the original kitchen and dining room are low.Colour ContrastsNoLarge PrintNo
Deaf / Hard of Hearing
Assistance Dogs WelcomeVibrating Fire AlarmsTour TranscriptsFilm SubtitlesBSL ToursAudio Installation TranscriptsDog Bowl and ToiletingNoInduction LoopsNo
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaEasy-use CutlerySensory ExperiencesWonderful location for bird watchers. Many different sea birds and also on the nearby marsh lands.Handling ObjectsNoEasy Read MaterialNoLarge Print MaterialNo
Culinary / Dietary
Easy-use CutleryBottle / Food WarmingHigh Chairs
Health And Safety
Deep WaterThe sea surrounds two sides of this Castle, children must be supervised and in the company of an adult.Trip HazardSome uneven ground.Sheer DropThere 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 HazardTake particular care in icy weather.Steep StairsNarrow access stairs.Beware Of TrafficTake care crossing the road outside to gain access to the site.Uneven GroundVery limited uneven grounding but no signs are present.