Facilities and accessibility

Looking at the motte at Tonbridge Caslte

Fully accessible areas of the castle are:

  • the grounds
  • ground floor facilities including:
    • gift shop
    • chamber room
    • toilets

Due to steep stairs, narrow corridors and uneven surfaces access inside the castle and on the castle tour access is limited.

We are always happy to help our visitors. Please do not hesitate to ask for assistance and information.

Tourism is for everyone, and Accessibility Guides provide more information to help you plan your day.

Accessibility at Tonbridge Castle guide


Our toilets are open to castle visitors and include disabled facilities.


We welcome visitors enjoying a picnic on our bailey lawn. We provide a range of hot and cold drinks and snacks in our gift shop.

Tickets for carers

Carers accompanying visitors with accessible or additional needs can visit for free.

To ensure fairness, proof of disability will be required upon arrival. Accepted forms of proof include:

  • Carers ID card
  • Blue Badge
  • Statement of special educational needs from LEA or NHS
  • A letter from a medical professional on NHS headed paper
  • DLA or PIP letter from the Department of Work & Pensions
  • Attendance Allowance
  • Incapacity Benefit
  • National DID Card
Looking at the castle along the river medway and across the bridge

Visit Tonbridge Castle

Address: Castle Street, Tonbridge, Kent TN9 1BG

Telephone: 01732 770929