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Exhibition, Wed 25 Apr - Sun 16 Sep 2018, £3-£4.50

British Women Climb

British Women Climb


Follow the history of women’s climbing on rock, snow, ice and indoors – from the 19th century to the present day.

From pioneering travellers to bold adventurers and elite athletes!

A Mountain Heritage Trust exhibition at Keswick Museum

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 25 Apr - Sun 16 Sep 2018 10:00 to 16:00
Last admissions 3.30pm


Child: £3.00 (valid for 12 months)
Adult: £4.50 (valid for 12 months)
Student: £3.00 (valid for 12 months)
Child under 5: Free


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

All areas are fully accessible.

Events at this Venue

date event
Wed 25 Apr - Sun 16 Sep British Women Climb
Sat 19 May - Sun 6 Jan Man and Mountain: Chris Bonington


017687 73263

017687 73263


Fitz Park,
Station Road,
CA12 4NF


Travelling from Penrith on A66, follow signs for town centre. Turn right after war memorial on to Station Road.

Accessible by Public Transport: 18 miles from Penrith station

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance


  • 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:
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas


  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

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