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Places to go with wheelchair access

Accessible Attractions


These attractions are listed by Disabled Go as having wheelchair-friendly ramps. If you know of any others, please tell us by emailing enquiries@nnpa.org.uk

Cragside House.

Cragside House

Near Rothbury. Admission charge. Car parking. Toilets. Café. Visit for: A stately home with a difference. The Victorian inventor Lord Armstrong packed his house with gadgets such as a lift and Turkish bath. There is furniture and artwork galore. As the first house ever to be lit by hydroelectricity, which you can discover in the hands-on electricity exhibition. The extensive grounds include an adventure playground and are particularly beautiful in springtime when the rhododendrons bloom. For more, click here.

Hexham Old Gaol

Hexham. Admission charge. Dogs allowed. Visit for: A diverting delve into this building’s turbulent history. A real-life dungeon and hands-on interactive experiences give a real insight into its 500 years as a place of justice and torment. For more, click here.

The Queen’s Hall Arts Centre

Hexham. Charges for watching productions. Visit for: A whole host of artistic offerings in this magnificent Victorian building. There are two art galleries with exhibitions including modern painting and photography. It shows films and hosts theatre and dance productions. For more, click here.

Carvoran Roman Fort Museum.Roman Army Museum (Carvoran)

Near Haltwhistle. Admission charge. Car parking. Toilets. Visit for: A 3D film and three galleries packed with objects from the daily life of a Roman soldier. The museum is next to a section of Hadrian’s Wall. For more, click here.

Vindolanda Roman Fort

Near Chesterholm. Admission charge. Car parking. Toilets. Café. Visit for: A dose of the Roman frontier pre-dating Hadrian’s Wall itself. The site is still being excavated in the summer. The amazing ruins include barracks and a bath house and there are replicas of a temple, shop and house. The museum is full of Roman treasures including leather purses, tent pegs and jewellery. For more, click here.

Wallington House, Gardens and Estate

Near Cambo. Admission charge. Car parking. Dogs allowed in the grounds. Toilets. Café. Visit for: A friendly stately home packed with treasures such a pre-Raphaelite paintings and beautiful antique furniture. Explore the walled garden, rose gardens woodland and parkland. The influence of Capability Brown, born in nearby Cambo, can be seen throughout the 100 acres. For more, click here.

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