Facilities & access

General

  • Browse for that special gift in our East Wing shop
  • Enjoy local, seasonal food in the restaurant and Courtyard café
  • Plant centre and garden shop for the green fingered
  • Second-hand bookshop
  • Parking, 400 yards, £2.50
  • Toilet facilities
  • Dogs welcome in park and woods, on leads at all times
  • Tours available, please contact us before you visit
  • Groups welcome, please contact us before you visit
  • Facilities for cyclists: bike parks as well as bike locks, pumps and free repair kits
  • Cycle routes - several waymarked cycle routes through the park and cycle hire (April - October)
  • Free water refill available at Muddy Boots cafe

Family & children

  • Baby-changing facilities
  • Front-carrying baby slings and hip-carrying infant seats for loan
  • Children's play area
  • Giant games on the lawn
  • Children's quiz and trails
  • Family events and activities throughout the year
  • Cycle hire including baby carriers and trailers
  • Buggy friendly paths

Access

  • Mobility parking, separate parking, 100 yards
  • Parking drop-off point
  • Accessible toilet in main car park, East Wing and by plant centre
  • Building: Ramped entrance. Two wheelchairs. Ground floor accessible. Stairs with handrail to first floor (lift available), basement rooms and document room
  • Grounds: Gravel paths. Two seated walking frames. Three single-seater powered mobility vehicles
  • Grounds map of accessible route
  • Park: circular route suitable for wheelchairs (2 miles)
  • Sensory experience: Fountains and scented plants
  • Audio presentation in house and gardens
  • Large print guide
  • Braille guide
  • Induction loop

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