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image for Historic Site item typeWalsingham Abbey Grounds at Walsingham Abbey Grounds & The Shirehall

  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Abbey, £2.50-£4

Walsingham Abbey Grounds

Walsingham Abbey Grounds

Details

A place of pilgrimage since the 11th century, visitors can enjoy the tranquil gardens and, over the ancient packhorse bridge, the river and woodland walks lead into unspoilt woods and parkland famous for spectacular snowdrops in early spring.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsGift shopPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Partial wheelchair access.

Prices

Combined admission to Grounds and Museum, £4.00, £2.50 children 6-16

Also at this Venue

Address

Common Place,
Walsingham,
Norfolk,
NR22 6BP

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TF 938378  Lat: 52.90267 Long: 0.88012

By Road:
In centre of Little Walsingham village, 4 miles from Fakenham and Wells-next-the-Sea off B1105

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 25 miles from King's Lynn/Norwich station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted

Partial wheelchair access.

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)

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
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

General

  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree