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Knights and Princesses Shop

Warwick Castle, Warwick , Warwickshire, CV34 6AH

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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.

Summary

Step(s)

  • There is a/are step(s) located at the front of the shop.
  • There is/are 2 step(s).
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are 28cm.
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Shop

  • The majority of aisle widths are 150cm+.
  • There are product bins throughout the shop which obstruct some areas.
  • The type of flooring is laminate.
  • There is high colour contrast between the walls and floor in the majority of walkways.
  • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • There are hand sanitisers.
  • The height of the hand sanitiser(s) is/are 105cm.
  • The till(s) is/are located to the left as you enter.
  • There is step-free access to the till(s).
  • There is a clear unobstructed route to the till(s).
  • The till(s) is/are not clearly signed.
  • There are no windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors at/behind the till(s).
  • The till(s) is not/are not placed in front of a plain background.
  • The lighting levels at the till(s) are moderate to good.
  • The chip & pin card machines are accessible from the till(s).
  • The height of the till(s) is/are 90cm.
  • There is a lowered section at the till(s).
  • The height of the lowered section is 79cm.
  • There is not a clear knee recess beneath the lowered section of the till(s).
  • There is a hearing assistance system at the till(s).
  • The type of system is a portable loop.
  • The hearing assistance system is signed.
  • Staff are trained to use the hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing assistance system was tested by an AccessAble surveyor.
  • The hearing assistance system was tested on 30/01/2023.
  • The hearing assistance system was working at the time of testing.