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image for Garden item typePolesden Lacey

  • National Trust
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Garden

NATIONAL TRUST

Contact

Proprietor

Address

Great Bookham,
Nr Dorking,
Surrey,
RH5 6BD

Gift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshments

Suitablity for the Disabled: WCs. Restaurant: Licensed. Guided Tours: By arrangement. Audio Tours Gardens only. Parking: Limited for coaches. Suitability for Dogs: In Grounds.

Opening details

1 Jan - 15 Feb, Mon-Sun 10-4pm. 16 Feb - 3 Nov, Mon-Sun 10-5pm. 4 Nov - 31 Dec, Mon-Sun 10-4pm.

Prices

Standard Price: Garden Only - Adult £6.66, Child £3.33, Family £16.65, Group Adult £6.40, Group Child £3.20.
Gift Aid: Garden Only - Adult £7.40, Child £3.70, Family £18.50.

Standard Price: Whole Property - Adult £10.80, Child £5.40, Family £27.00, Group Adult £10.40, Group Child £5.20.
Gift Aid: Whole Property - Adult £12.00, Child £6.00, Family £30.00.

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Directions

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Map reference: TQ 135521  Lat: 51.25760 Long: -0.37353

By car:
From Junction 9 of the M25: follow the A243 (signed A24 Epsom, Dorking and Leatherhead), before picking up the A24 and then the A246 (following the brown signs, but taking care not to take a hard right onto the B2033 Reigate Road). Don't miss the brown sign as you enter Great Bookham, indicating the left turn up to Polesden.
From Guildford: Follow the A246, past East Clandon and East Horsley. Don't miss the brown sign as you enter Great Bookham, indicating the right turn up to Polesden.
By public transport:
By train: Boxhill & Westhumble 3 miles; Bookham 2.7 miles, Dorking 4 miles, Leatherhead 4 miles. There are taxi ranks at Dorking and Leatherhead stations.
By bus: Epsom, Guildford or Leatherhead to Great Bookham. Great Bookham is 1 ½ miles on foot from Polesden Lacey. Summer Sunday Rambler bus 765, linking National Trust properties in the Mole Valley area.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 2.7 miles from Great Bookham station

Facilities

  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments

Suitablity for the Disabled: WCs. Restaurant: Licensed. Guided Tours: By arrangement. Audio Tours Gardens only. Parking: Limited for coaches. Suitability for Dogs: In Grounds.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
    • Yesis gravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu