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Zog Playland

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

Access Point

  • This ride/attraction access point is signed.
  • The restrictions board is clearly visible at this access point.
  • There is ramped/sloped 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 140cm.
    • There is a small lip at the access point (2cm or below).
    • All guests exit via this access point in reverse.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located immediately ahead from the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is not 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 minimum width of the ramp is 140cm.
    • The ramp has resting areas.

Ramp(s) or Slope(s) (Entrance to Playground)

  • There is a ramp/slope located just pass the entrance on the left.
  • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not 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 width of the ramp/slope is 140cm (4ft 7in).
  • The ramp has resting areas.
  • The ramp can also be used to access one of the slides, which is located at the top of the ramp.

Outdoor Facilities

  • The following outdoor facilities are available: a playground with play equipment.
  • The routes to the outdoor facilities are at least 150cm wide.
  • Routes to the outdoor facilities are uneven due to the natural landscape.
  • Surfaces for the facilities include: rubber tarmac.
  • The landscape has a variety of accessible levels.
  • There is a route around the play equipment which is not firm and even, but is over 150cm wide.
  • The play equipment is in easy reach for seated and standing users, and users of different heights.
  • The following accessible play experiences are available: viewing, social play, sliding, sensory (visual, audible, or tactile), balancing, crawling, swinging and climbing.
  • The following play experiences are also available: swinging and sliding.
  • The flooring throughout the playground undulates with slight and steep slopes.
    There is a seating area with stools and bench seating.
    There is loud audio equipment which constantly plays sound effects and music.

Ramp(s) or Slope(s) (Market and Upper Play Area)

  • There is a ramp/slope located at the centre of the playground.
  • The ramp/slope is used to access the upper play area.
  • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not 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 width of the ramp/slope is 125cm (4ft 1in).
  • The ramp has resting areas.