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Accessibility at East Pool Mine

A school child looking at a display at East Pool Mine
A school child looking at a display at East Pool Mine | © National Trust Images / James Beck

We believe East Pool Mine should be accessible for all. Find all the information you need to discover how you can best access this special place, from how our key information is available in a range of formats to the virtual tours available on our webpage.

Useful information at a glance

  • Accessible parking and drop off is available at the visitor reception area.
  • There is an accessible toilet facility on site, with baby changing facilities.
  • There is ramped access to the visitor reception area, with level access and ramps leading through the other main visitor areas to the outside.
  • There is an hearing induction loop at visitor reception.
  • Assistance dogs only are welcome in all areas during the guided tour.
  • There are some steep steps and uneven surfaces.

Guides in alternative formats

Large print

We have a large print guide of East Pool Mine for those who may be partially sighted and it’s designed to be used with a large print map (Size A3) of the property.


We have a braille guide of East Pool Mine available for those who may be partially sighted or blind.

Visual story

This can help people with anxiety or autistic spectrum disorder to feel more at ease and prepared for a visit by showing lots of pictures of the site.

Noise cancelling headphones

For those visitors who may be sensitive to noise, we have adult and child noise cancelling headphones which can be borrowed from the visitor welcome team.

Virtual Tours

Virtual tours are available for Taylors Engine House and Michell's Engine House. Whether you have mobility issues or would like to plan your visit, you can explore these places virtually in an experience controlled by you. For more information please see the 'things to see and do' section of this webpage or call our visitor reception on 1209 325027.

Access Statement

Our access statement is downloadable. It gives detailed access information with photographs to help you know what to expect and plan your visit.

Access for people with disabilities

The National Trust has a variety of ways individuals with specialist requirements can access places free or at discounted admission rates. You can find out more about these cards on our Access for Everyone page.