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  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Shop, free entry

The Magic Alley

The Magic Alley


A phantasmagorical emporium of magical delights from wands and spells to sweets and quirky gifts - all at the sign of the Creaky Cauldron

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Education/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPostboxPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostAccepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedSmoking not allowed

Museum, Giftshop, Tearoom & garden, Toilets. Please note that due to the age of the building the upper floors are not accessible to those with mobility issues.

Open all the time


Free entry


The Imagineers


21 Henley Street,
CV37 6QW


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Map reference: SP 200551  Lat: 52.19417 Long: -1.70870

Disabled parking outside; Windsor Street coach and multi-storey car park 2 minutes away. Just three doors away from the entrance to Shakespeare's birthplace in Henley Street. Located at the Windsor Street end of Henley Street.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Stratford upon Avon station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Museum, Giftshop, Tearoom & garden, Toilets. Please note that due to the age of the building the upper floors are not accessible to those with mobility issues.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • 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:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 1 very small step
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesChildren's menu


Please see access statement. The Creaky Cauldron is a building over three floors with steep and narrow stairways. This provides much of the charm within the building, however it also means that it may not be suitable for those with limited mobility. Parking: Disabled parking bay on street immediately outside. No actual parking facilities - 24hr multi storey 2mins walk.