Gardens and Grounds Herstmonceux Castle

Hailsham

300 acres of carefully managed woodland and beautiful gardens, all surrounding a red brick, 15th century, moated castle.

Accessibility

PLEASE NOTE - Due to the current Covid restrictions, there is no public access to the interior of the castle 

Limited access on lower ground floor of castle. There is a lift available 

Please speak to the tour guide beforehand to discuss accessibility or to ask about special requirements

PLEASE NOTE - Due to the current Covid restrictions the Cafe is only offering a takeway service at the moment.

There is a café with indoor and outdoor seating – tables and chairs. There is wheelchair access via a door at the back. There is a very short slope into the building. You will need to be able to ask staff to open the door, or you can call in advance to say you are coming, Tel number 01323 834494 
Please speak to staff if you wish to bring an assistance dog in to the café. 
Large Print menu available.
The café offers gluten free bread and soya milk. 
 

Disabled Parking & Drop-off
  • Designated Disabled Parking

There are 2 bays for disabled parking, staff at the entrance will tell you where to find them

Toileting/Changing
  • Accessible Toilets

One accessible toilet

The grounds are generally level and paved 

Leaflets are available which show wheelchair accessible route through gardens.

There is a ramp with handrail leading into a further section of the gardens

Entrance via a short slope with handrail, slight ledge

About half of the displays are at a height suitable for wheelchair users
 

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Location

Herstmonceux Castle
Hailsham, BN27 1RN