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Access for All

There are two areas of reserved parking, one near the Castle, the other close by the Coach House Yard. A wheelchair is available for loan (by prior arrangement).

Access to all facilities in the Coach House Yard is possible and most of the garden paths are level, with a covering of gravel.

It is not possible to obtain wheelchair access to the first floor of the Castle, but four ground floor rooms can be viewed (there is no charge for this). It is also possible to watch a 37-minute ‘virtual tour’ of the State Rooms, complete with commentary. Please ask at the Castle reception desk.

A large section of the woodland walk is also level and accessible with care, but would advise that you contact a member of staff before commencing the route.

If you need help with gaining access to the gardens, castle, coach house or car park please ask any member of staff about our ELECTRIC BUGGY. We are happy to transport you in this vehicle, subject to the availability of a driver.

THERE IS FULL ACCESS FOR GUIDE DOGS

Please note that there are small ponds close to the Castle and a large ornamental lake. Parents must surpervise small children at all times, particularly when close to open water.

There are two sets of lavatories, both with facilities for disabled people. Tea room, gardens and grounds are mostly accessible for wheelchairs. There are gravel paths close to the house. Visitors in wheelchairs are welcome to visit three ground-floor rooms in the Castle. There is a “virtual’ tour of the first floor rooms available to view on our laptop computer. A wheelchair is available at the ticket reception for visitor use and folding walking stools can be borrowed at the castle. The Castle tour involves ascending/descending several flights of stairs.

Access For All

CALL RAY BIGGS TODAY TO DISCUSS YOUR NEEDS.

Tel:+44 (0)1778 591205 or email: ray@grimsthorpe.co.uk

IF YOU NEED TO VIEW THIS SITE WITH LARGER PRINT SIMPLY HOLD DOWN THE Ctrl BUTTON ON YOUR KEYPAD AND EITHER ROLL THE WHEEL ON YOUR MOUSE OR THE UP ARROW ON THE KEYPAD AND THE TEXT WILL BE ENLARGED ON SCREEN.

We have prepared a full access statement, as recommended by VisitEngland. Please click here to view the information in contians.

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