Awards for Mount Stuart

Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

The Friends of the HHA is made up of individuals and families who, in recognition of their support, are offered free access during normal opening hours to nearly 300 historic houses and gardens which are owned by Members of the Association

Additional information on this classification scheme is available here.

Hudsons Heritage Awards - Winner

Hudson's HeritageAwards are awarded annually by an independent panel of judges to heritage sites which offer outstanding experiences for visitors. Awards are made in the following categories: Family Day OUt; Eating Out; Accommodation; New Discovery; Hidden Gem; Vedding Venue; Event; Beyond the Call of Duty; Commercial Innovation; Shopping; New Commission and one award for Best Picnic Spot which invites nominations from the general public.

Additional information on this classification scheme is available here.

Hudsons Heritage Awards - HIghly Commended

Hudson's HeritageAwards are awarded annually by an independent panel of judges to heritage sites which offer outstanding experiences for visitors. Awards are made in the following categories: Family Day OUt; Eating Out; Accommodation; New Discovery; Hidden Gem; Vedding Venue; Event; Beyond the Call of Duty; Commercial Innovation; Shopping; New Commission and one award for Best Picnic Spot which invites nominations from the general public.

Additional information on this classification scheme is available here.

Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Self-assessed Accessibility Information provides a list of available facilities and services, highlighted as being of key importance by disabled people.  Along with Access Statements, which provide a fuller written description of accessibility, it can help people with access needs make an informed choice as to whether accommodation, attractions, food & drink or shopping establishments meet their needs.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
    • Yesis gravel
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)
    • YesHas a ramp

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
  • YesBaby changing facilities

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • 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:
    • 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