Spaces closest to the entrance are reserved for disabled parking. The house is then accessed across the gravel drive. It is possible for visitors with access requirements visiting the hall to be dropped off outside the Front door. We ask the driver to then re-park in the accessible car parking area.
Please contact the Estate Office before your visit or a member of staff on arrival for alternative access and parking points if required.
There is a spacious loo on the ground floor that allows room for a wheelchair. Please note this room has a normal basin.
Coach & Large Vehicle Access
Coaches should access the Estate through the main Front Gates on Trevor Road, these gates are 3.25 m wide, there is no height restriction. The back gate on the small road to Pont y Blew is narrower 2.98 m wide, no height restriction. The avenue of trees lining the front drive are kept trimmed to allow coach access to the front of the house.
Steps & Access within the house
There is a small raised threshold at the front door. This can be navigated by most pushchairs and wheelchairs. Please ask for assistance if required.
There is no access to the first floor rooms which are included on house visits for wheelchairs or visitors who are unable to use the main staircase in the Great Hall.
Some areas of our gardens are unsuitable for wheelchairs, scooters and other mobility aids due to the slopes and nature of the woodland garden and its grass paths and the historic gravel paths within the formal West Garden. Please speak to a member of staff on arrival for advice on the best routes if you have limited mobility.
Caution should be taken around the grounds and sensible footwear is required at all times. Please note that pathways may become slippery especially when wet. If assistance is required please ask a member of staff and a lift in a vehicle can be provided to certain areas of the garden (subject to availability and demand).
Water & Vehicular Hazards
There are various ponds and water hazards within the grounds and vehicles may also be moving around the site on occasion so children/vulnerable persons should be supervised at all times. In the event of an accident or incident please report this immediately to a member of staff.
Assistance dogs are welcome in all areas and must be kept on a lead at all times. Other dogs are not permitted in the house or gardens.
There is mobile phone signal in the area is generally good. Wi-Fi is available for guests staying in the house and other visitors if requested. There is no public pay telephone. In case of personal emergency please ask a member of staff for the use of a phone in the Estate Office.
Our aim is to ensure that the house, gardens and wider estate are managed and enhanced to the highest standards to accommodate all accessibility needs where possible. Please get in touch if you have any questions, or wish to discuss anything in advance of your visit. We are happy to help.