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Parking is available inside the castle walls for those with mobility issues and depending on the level of mobility visitors can access The Armstrong and Aviation Museum, The West Ward and The Art Gallery. Wheelchair users can also access the first five rooms on the State Room Tour including the spectacular Kings Hall. There is an audio visual presentation showing the areas they are unable to reach in a wheelchair. The cafeteria is up steps but there is a wooden chalet that is fully accessible and if a member of the party places and order in the café then staff will bring it down to the chalet.

For full details please download our Access Statement.

Disabled Visitors are charged at £9.00 as they cannot access all areas of the state rooms and carers go free.


To download our Access statement click button below.
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Prams and Pushchairs are not permitted in the State Rooms please bring a baby carrier with you. Hippy chicks are available to borrow.


Dogs are allowed into the castle grounds but only guide and hearing dogs are permitted inside the state rooms and tearooms. All dogs must be kept on a short lead.


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