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image for Historical Event item typeNormans and Crusaders at Arundel Castle & Gardens

  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Historical Event, Sat 15 - Mon 17 Apr 2017, £10-£50

Arundel Castle & Gardens West Sussex

Arundel Castle & Gardens West Sussex

Contact

Angela Standing

01903 882173 ext 230

Address

Arundel,
West Sussex,
BN18 9AB

Details

With King Richard dead and his unpopular brother John now King, England has been plunged into The Barons’ War. Arundel Castle guards the road linking the Medieval ports of Shoreham, Pagham, and Portsmouth, as well as access to the sea via the River Arun, and so it is the logical mustering point for men, and supplies. But who will the Earl of Arundel support, King John or the Barons? Set within a historical tented encampment, Raven Tor Living History Group will be recreating the crafts, weapons training and battle tactics of the late 12th century. With a story teller and falconry, plus archery and combat demonstrations, the weekend will be filled with the sights, sounds and smells of the late Norman period.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsHelicopter landing

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Guided tours for individualsGuided tours for groupsSmoking not allowed

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 15 - Mon 17 Apr 2017 10:00 to 17:00
Join Arundel Castle over Easter Weekend for a three day 'Normans and Crusaders' spectacular!

Prices

From £10 for a child (5-16 yrs)
From £11 for an adult or those with concessions

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 8 - Sun 9 Apr Warriors of Arundel Castle
Sat 15 - Mon 17 Apr Normans and Crusaders
Sat 27 - Mon 29 May Castle Siege
Thu 1 Jun Living History Days
Sat 17 - Sun 18 Jun Four Nations Medieval Tournament
Sat 15 - Sun 16 Jul Norman Knights Tournament

Location

Directions

See location of Arundel Castle and Gardens on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TQ 018071  Lat: 50.85581 Long: -0.55339

Arundel - A27 between Chichester and Worthing

Parking: Pay & Display opposite main Castle entrance in Mill Road, Arundel

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Arundel station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Helicopter landingHelicopter landing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Guided tours for individualsGuided tours for individuals
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
  • 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
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • 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)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu

Notes

  • Please visit the National Disabled Access Guide – Arundel Castle at www.disabledgo.info for independent information about accessibility at Arundel Castle