Accessibility

Physical access

  • the museum, visitor centre and café at West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village are wheelchair accessible via ramps and gravel paths.
  • the village is also wheelchair accessible, although assistance is recommended as part of the route to the village is unpaved and up a slight incline.
  • the Anglo-Saxon houses, which are reconstructed to correspond to the archaeological evidence from the site, are wheelchair accessible with assistance. Information about each of the houses can be provided.
  • the majority of the paths and trails in the park are wheelchair friendly; there are slight inclines on two of the paths down to the river which will require assistance.

There are accessible toilets in the car park, visitor centre, Anglo-Saxon museum and café.

Visual impairments

  • assistance dogs are welcome throughout the site.
  • a large print transcript of the introductory DVD and a large print version of the village map are available.
  • the Anglo-Saxon museum is well lit with clear signage.

Hearing impairments

  • induction loops are installed in the visitor centre and café.
  • paper transcripts of the introductory DVD are available.

For any further information, or to request a copy of our Access Policy, please contact weststow@stedsbc.gov.uk or telephone 01284 728718.


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