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Vale Castle

Vale Castle Road, Vale, Guernsey, GY3 5TX

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Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Coastal Path

  • There is a coastal path leading from the car park to the castle entrances.
  • The path is uneven and the surface is compact earth.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the front of the venue.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • Main Entrance
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The door opening is 135cm (4ft 5in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the right and left of the main entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is steep.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 130cm (4ft 3in).
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located leading to the castle entrance.
  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are deep.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • The ramp or slope does not bypass the step(s).

Outside Access (Accessible Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the side of the venue.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The door opening is 540cm (17ft 9in) wide.

Level Change (Accessible Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the castle.
  • The ramp or slope is steep.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

Outside Access (Castle Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the front of the castle.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The door opening is 230cm (7ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (Castle Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is steep.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.

Level Change (Castle)

  • Around the castle the pathway is uneven.
  • The surfaces of the paths are grass and uneven pathing slabs.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are the grounds and battlement.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do not have handrails.
    • There is a landing.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • There are accessible toilets (Radar key needed) and standard toilets off the Bordeaux Car Park and a kiosk that provides hot and cold drinks and snacks.