Skip to main content
The new name for DisabledGo

Horrible Histories® Maze

Warwick Castle, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 6AH

Access Guide

Show Easy Read

Getting Help and Assistance

  • For additional information on accessibility at Warwick Castle please click here (new tab).
  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • There is a designated place of safety which can be used by people who may feel scared or at risk.
  • The designated place of safety is located at the rear of the Castle Courtyard, beneath the Time Tower.
  • There are a limited number of wheelchairs and mobility scooters available.
    These are free to hire.
    Scooters should be booked in advance of your visit.
    Wheelchairs are offered on a first come first served basis.
    Warwick Castle is part of the Sunflower Lanyard Scheme. The free lanyards can be collected from the Castle Entrance.
  • Disabled guests are welcomed to visit with a free carer ticket. Please select the carer ticket from the options and bring valid documentation with you (as a condition of entry).
  • During busier periods Fast Tract Queuing is available for an individual and their carer, please speak to a member of staff for more information.
  • Quiet Times and Spaces - January to March (excluding half term) are generally quieter months, as is November.
    Mid-week also tends to be quieter than weekends throughout the year.
    10.00 to 11.00 and 15.00 to 16.00 are generally quieter times.


Approach (East Front)

Access Point

  • This ride/attraction access point is signed.
  • There is step-free access at this access point.
  • Access Point View
    • This access point is an opening with no gate(s) or door(s).
    • The access point does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The access point opening width is 362cm.
  • Comments View
    • At this entrance you can collect your passport which can be stamped at various sections throughout the maze.

Attraction Space(s)

  • There is step free access throughout this attraction space.
  • There is step-free access throughout the majority of the space.
    In the centre of the maze there is a vantage point.
    There are slopes and steps to the vantage point.
  • The type of flooring in the attraction space is rubber.
  • There is not seating available within the attraction space.
  • During busy periods the attraction space can become congested.
  • Visitors can move around this area in any direction.
  • Information in this area is presented by: information board.
  • The attraction space does play background music/noise.
  • There is background audio and music located at various locations around the maze.
  • There is clearly written directional signage in the centre of the maze.
    There are various activities throughout the maze, the heights of these activities varies.
    The height of the crank handle machines is 106cm.
    The height of the passport stamp machine is 74cm.
    The narrowest walkway is 110cm wide.
    The narrowest entrance is 87cm wide.

Ramp(s) / Slope(s) and Step(s) (Vantage Point)

  • Ramp / Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope located at the centre of the maze.
    • The ramp/slope is used to access the vantage point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides of the ramp.
    • The ramp has resting areas.
    • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a/are step(s) located in the centre of the maze.
    • The step(s) is/are used to access the vantage point.
    • There is/are 5 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps are placed on a ramp (photographs 5 and 6).

Exit Point

  • This ride/attraction exit point is signed.
  • Exit Point View
    • There is stepped access at this exit point.
    • This exit point is an open doorway.
    • The exit point does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The exit point opening width is 88cm.
    • At the exit point there is an option to choose a pathway.
      The left pathway contains a small obstacle course.
      The right pathway has step-free access.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located at the exit doorway.
    • There is/are 1 step(s).
    • Steps are not clearly marked.
    • Step heights are under 15cm.
    • Steps depths are between 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrails at the step(s).