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  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Historic House

Stoneleigh Abbey

Stoneleigh Abbey

Stoneleigh Abbey

Stoneleigh Abbey

 
 

Address

Estate Office,
Stoneleigh Abbey,
Kenilworth,
Warwickshire,
CV8 2LF

Details

“Something Wicked This Way Comes…”

Take a trip to the darker side of Stoneleigh Abbey’s colourful past with tales of murder, mystery & mayhem accompanied by your guide ‘in costume’.
You will be told tales of the more macabre side of Stoneleigh’s past & some of the shadier secrets of the Leigh family will be spoken of. With stories of poisoning, mass murder, the paranormal & more, this tour will satisfy the appetite of anyone interested in gossip and intrigue.
As has often been said, "truth can be stranger than fiction!"

The Dark Deeds Tour is available to groups of 20 or more. Tours must be booked in advance. Please phone Stoneleigh Abbey to confirm dates and timings.
Look out for our special ‘Dark Deeds’ events in Halloween week!

PLEASE NOTE: Subjects covered on this tour include murder & adultery, which you may feel are not suitable topics for children under 12 years of age.

For further details see www.stoneleighabbey.org

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPostboxPublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Prices

Please contact Stoneleigh Abbey for tour information including times & prices.
(01926) 858535

Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 23 Oct Chandos Leigh & The Romantic Writers
Thu 30 Oct Dark Deeds Tour

Location

Directions

Plan route to Stoneleigh Abbey using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SP 316716  Lat: 52.34237 Long: -1.53625

From the South: Leave the M40 at junction 15 and take the A46 north towards Coventry. Leave the A46 at the Kenilworth/Leamington Spa exit; turn right at the roundabout towards Leamington Spa on the A452. After 100 yards, turn left onto the B4115, signposted Stoneleigh Abbey and Ashow. The Abbey entrance is 1 mile along this road on the right.
From the North: Head southbound from the A45/A46 junction along the A46. Take the first exit signed Stoneleigh/Warwick Arts Centre. Turn left signed Stoneleigh & then in 100m turn right at the crossroads signed B4115 Stoneleigh Abbey & Ashow. In 1.5 miles, the Abbey is signed as a left turn.

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

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
  • 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:
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 7
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair