Facilities & access


  • Refuel in the refreshment area in the main building
  • Browse through the many specialist publications and items on sale in the shop
  • Buy our fresh, seasonal garden produce to eat at home
  • Free parking, 200 yards from Workhouse. Closes 5.30pm
  • Assistance dogs only please

Family & children

  • Baby-changing facilities
  • Pushchairs admitted
  • Hip-carrying infant seats for loan
  • Children's guide and trails
  • Dressing up
  • Family events and summer holiday activities


  • Separate mobility parking spaces - please follow signs for 'Staff Car Park' located at the back of the building
  • Adapted toilet in car park facilities building and at The Workhouse
  • Drop-off point at rear of building
  • Subtitles on introductory video
  • Braille and large print guide available
  • Virtual tour available for cellars and upper floors
  • Building - ramped entrance
  • Grounds - partly accessible, loose gravel paths. Accessible route
  • Five wheelchairs available for loan (Not suitable for motorised wheelchairs)
  • Ground floor accessible via ramps. Stairs to other floors. Manual wheelchairs available on other floors