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We want everyone to be able to enjoy their visit to the Food Museum. This page contains useful information for visitors with limited mobility about our site and the help we can provide. 


  • Parking is available on the museum site for those with access needs. The car park is a about 100m distance from the ticket desk in the museum shop. There is an option to drop off visitors at the shop in your way in.  
  • There are paths around the museum site, but many of them are unsurfaced and uneven. 
  • The river walk is reinforced with ecogrid. For a rural footpath it is relatively level and flat, and the 1km circuit can be navigated with a buggy in dry weather. 
  • We can provide lifts around the site on electric golf buggies, driven by museum staff. This should requested on the day of your visit and are subject to availability. 
  • We have one accessible toilet in Abbot’s Hall. There are a further two larger toilets located near the entrance and at the centre of the site in the collections building, fitted with grab rails. We are currently building a Changing Places toilet and new accessible toilets at the museum entrance. 
  • Due to the nature of some of our historic buildings, we are unable to alter them to enable access to the upper levels.  
  • For any further information please contact contact@foodmuseum.org.uk or telephone 01449 612229 

View the Museum’s Access Statement here.