Compton Verney aims to be welcoming and accessible to all visitors.
All of our staff and volunteers have completed disability awareness training as part of their induction and are on hand to help. Some of them have also been trained as audio-described interpreters.
We welcome assistance dogs throughout the Gallery and Park. Assistance dogs in training are also welcome, please make sure that tabards or collar/lead tags are visible.
We have 12 dedicated Blue Badge parking bays in the car park, located in front of the Welcome Centre. The footpaths throughout the Park are wheelchair friendly with a few slight inclines. If you’d rather have a lift up to the Gallery there is a volunteer operated shuttle which runs every week day and some weekends. The shuttle is fully accessible with an automatic ramp to take wheelchairs or those unable to step into the vehicle.
Once you have purchased your tickets at the Welcome Centre, you are also welcome to drop off visitors at the front door to the gallery. Please let the team in the Welcome Centre know that you will be doing this and the driver will need to return the car directly to the car park.
The Welcome Centre has level flooring throughout, automatic doors, disabled toilets, a low level counter for admission tickets and hearing loops.
Throughout the park there are footpaths which have either a tarmac or compacted gravel surface. There are a few inclines in places.
The distance from the Welcome centre to the house is 426m with the path 1.7m wide at its narrowest point.
The dipping pond and bird hide are accessed by boardwalks and paths which are wheelchair accessible.
The courtyard and the path around the outside of the building is loose gravel, although an alternative routes through the Gallery is available.
The entrance to the Gallery is ramped and the front door has an automatic open push pad. There are level floors throughout and there is a lift to all floors making them fully accessible to wheelchair and pushchair users.
The Chapel is located behind the gallery and can be reached via footpaths. Please be aware that there is a reasonably steep incline. We can assist you with this if required.
There is ramp access to the Chapel. The footpath directly in front of the Chapel has a loose gravel surface.
Stick stools and wheelchairs can be borrowed free of charge from the Shop upon arrival (subject to availability).
Concessionary rates are available for young people (19-25), all under 18’s are free, and half price entry for NHS workers. Essential companions for adults visit for free.
We are pleased to accept Max Cards and up to 2 adults with a carer of a child ticket for £10 per adult. For more information about Max cards please visit their website www. mymaxcard.co.uk
Compton Verney welcomes and offers discounts to groups of 15 or more. To organise a group visit please call our Visitor Experience Manager on 01926 645516 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
There are fixed hearing loops in the Welcome Centre and the Shop. Visitors can make use of this facility by switching their hearing aids to the ‘T’ position.
A portable induction loop is available for use in the Compton Kitchen. Please ask a member of staff if you wish to use this facility.
Hearing dogs are welcome.
Large print guides are freely available in the galleries. Please ask a member of staff if you’d like to refer to one.
Contact us on 01926 645 516 to organise an audio described tour.
Guide dogs are welcome.
Accessible toilets are available.
Baby changing facilities are available on the ground and top floors.
Are available on all floors.
For further information or if you’d like to discuss particular accessibility requirements for your visit please call 01926 645 500 or email us email@example.com. You can also ask at the Welcome Centre on arrival.
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