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The Little Chapel

Blanchelande College, Les Vauxbelets, St Andrew, Guernsey, GY6 8XY

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About this venue

The Little Chapel was a work of art and labour of love built by Brother Déodat, who started work in March 1914. His plan was to create a miniature version of the famous grotto and basilica at Lourdes in France. The version you see today is actually the third version.

Access Guide

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  • The Little Chapel has stepped access and is split into 3 levels internally with steps between.
  • The entrance gives access to the upper section and then it is possible to exit via narrow openings off the middle and lower sections. .
  • There are deep steps between the exits and the access road or footpath.
  • The chapel may be the smallest in the world and therefore has very restricted manoeuvring space inside.
  • The chapel is open all day.


  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the area.
  • This venue is situated in St Andrew.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.


  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is the Martyn Guille car park.
    • The car park is located further along the access road.
  • On Street Blue Badge Parking View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
  • On Street Standard Parking View
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There is a gravel path which runs between the car park at Martyn Guille Gold and Silver Workshop and the Little Chapel.
    • This path overcomes the first four steps at the chapel entrance.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the chapel.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).
  • The door opening is 65cm (2ft 2in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading up to the chapel.
  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Lighting levels are low.

Level Change (Inside Access)

  • There are 6 deep steps between the upper section and the middle section and 3 deep steps between the middle and lower sections.
  • All steps are unmarked and do not have handrails.

Toilet with Adaptations

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

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.