Castle Cornet

Castle Emplacement, St Peter Port, Guernsey GY1 1AU

01481 721 657

www.museums.gov.gg

Guide Last Updated: 22/06/2016

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include museums and a cafe.

  • Monday 10:00 - 17:00..

  • Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00..

  • Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00..

  • Thursday 10:00 - 17:00..

  • Friday 10:00 - 17:00..

  • Saturday 10:00 - 17:00..

  • Sunday 10:00 - 17:00..

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

  • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.

  • Standard marked parking bays are located on Castle Emplacement in next to the venue.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • The standard on street parking bays have no fixed dimensions.

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  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue off Castle Emplacement.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open away from you (push).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are permanently held open.

  • The door opening is 216cm (7ft 1in) wide.

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  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located in front of and immediately beyond the entrance.

  • There is / are 3 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

  • There is a cobbled and uneven surface on the path in front of and immediately beyond the entrance.

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  • The reception desk is 40m (44yd) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is high height.

  • The desk does not have a lowered section.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Reception is located in the Castle Shop.

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  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.

  • There is / are 3 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

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  • There is not level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • Lighting levels are varied.

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  • The castle is accessed by steps only.

  • Once past the Castle Shop and reception there are 15+ leading up into the castle and all it's facilities.

  • The surfaces throughout the castle are cobbled and uneven.

  • There are various sets of steps throughout the castle and leading into most areas such as the museums and cafe.

  • Some sets of steps have handrails.

  • The majority of the steps are deep and not clearly marked.

  • There are some ramps/slopes in areas of the castle.

  • The ramps/slopes are of medium and steep gradients.

  • There are some narrow pathways along the castle pathways.

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  • Exhibits cannot be audio described.

  • Tactile signage for exhibits is not available.

  • The availability of tactile signage does not depend on exhibition.

  • Touch tours are not available.

  • Video tours are not available.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • Concessions are available.

  • There is not a wheelchair to borrow.

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  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located leading up to the exhibit next to the entrance.

  • There is / are 6 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

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  • The following information is for the cafe.

  • Once inside, there is not level access to the service.

  • Full table service is not available.

  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.

  • Food or drinks cannot be brought to the table.

  • There is not a lowered section at the service counter.

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs have armrests.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 55cm (1ft 10in).

  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 55cm (1ft 10in).

  • Menus are wall only.

  • Menus are not available in Braille.

  • Menus are not available in large print.

  • Picture menus are not available.

  • Menus are clearly written.

  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.

  • The type of food served here is varied.

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

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located next to cafe.

  • The female and male toilets are 4m (13ft 1in) from the cafe.

  • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female and male toilet.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • Baby change facilities are located next to the RAF Squadron Museum toilets.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the baby change facility.

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are not available in Braille.

  • Documents are not available in large print.

  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.