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  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Abbey, free entry

Wymondham Abbey

Wymondham Abbey

Details

The magnificent nave, built of honey coloured caen stone, and wide 15thC lady chapel both have richly carved angel roofs. The church has many high quality fittings, including 2 18thC organs and a gold-faced reredos and rood figures, the work of Sir Ninian Compeer. The abbey is located between the open countryside of the Tiffey Valley, with well-signed walks, and the many old buildings of this historic Norfolk market town. Shop on site.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled accessFacilities for educational visitsGift shopPublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Children welcomeDogs acceptedGuided tours for individualsGuided tours for groupsSmoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impaired

Opening details

Open all year

Prices

Free entry

Donations Welcome.

Address

Church Street,
Wymondham,
Norfolk,
NR18 0PL

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TG 107016  Lat: 52.57189 Long: 1.10904

By Road:
From the A11: Follow signs through Wymondham town centre. Turn left at town sign (Church Street) or war memorial (Vicar Street).

By Public Transport:
From Wymondham station it is 9 minutes' walk to Wymondham Abbey.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Wymondham station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Guided tours for individualsGuided tours for individuals
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • 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 the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system