We recognise that an historic site can present access difficulties. Sudeley Castle staff are always happy to help our visitors – please do not hesitate to ask.


We have a large, free visitor car park next to the Visitor Centre with designated disabled car parking spaces available near castle. Please go to the Visitor Centre on arrival to purchase tickets, and directions will be given.

Two manual wheelchairs are available at the Visitor Centre, please phone 01242 604244 to pre-book.

Our Visitor Centre and the Castle Kitchen Pantry café are wheelchair accessible.


We have disabled WCs near the Visitor Centre and in the Terrace Café

Please note that some seasonal tours plus the upper floors of the castle exhibition areas are unsuitable for wheelchair users or those with mobility difficulties. Our full Access Statement can be read here.


A circular route around gardens is wheelchair accessible although some visitors may require assistance from their companion. Paths are loose gravel or grassy.

Please contact the estate office or visitor centre (01242 604 244) for further information on accessibility.

We regret that dogs are not allowed within the castle or gardens, only service dogs.

Health & safety advice

This is an ancient building. In the gardens and grounds there are uneven surfaces, steep terraces and steps, deep water features, non-edible plants, low branches and slippery surfaces in wet weather. Please take care.

Inside the castle there are also steep stone steps, uneven and slippery floors, other steps not immediately obvious and low doorways. Children must be accompanied and supervised at all times.

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