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  • National Trust
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Guided Tour, from 10 Nov 2018, £9.60-£10.80

Tour group at Wray Castle

Tour group at Wray Castle

Details

Our Hard Hat Tours take you beyond the visitor route into some of the unseen parts of Wray Castle. There are spiral staircases to negotiate, small spaces to get through (hence the hard hats) and a few cobwebs to avoid. Places are limited, book early to avoid disappointment via the phone number or email provided. Check out the website for more details.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 17 - Sun 18 Nov 2018
Sat 24 - Sun 25 Nov 2018
Tours take place on the last three weekends of November at 11am, 1pm and 3pm and last for approximately 45 minutes.

Prices

The tour is free with normal admission to Wray Castle. The prices listed are the admission prices for an adult.

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

Happy to accept group bookings on minibuses - no coach access or parking. Please ask for accessible entrance and drop off point. Disabled access to ground floor only. Many steps to first floor.

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 17 - Sun 18 Nov Hard Hat Tours at Wray Castle
Sat 24 - Sun 25 Nov Hard Hat Tours at Wray Castle

Address

Low Wray,
Ambleside,
Cumbria,
LA22 0JA

Directions

Plan route to Wray Castle using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NY 373010  Lat: 54.43099 Long: -2.96216

Easy access by Windermere Lake Cruises boat from Ambleside and Brockhole- www.windermere-lakecruises.co.uk.

From Ambleside (3.5 miles) B5286 and unnamed road (signed Wray). From Bowness vehicle ferry (6 miles) B5285 and unnamed road (right at Colthouse signed Wray).

Parking: free

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis gravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)
    • YesHas a ramp
    • YesHas steps and no ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 8
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children

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