A traditional wheelchair is available. Please call us on 01386 701441 to book. Wheelchair-users are not charged an entrance fee for the Arboretum.
All-terrain vehicles called Trampers are available to members of the South West Countryside Mobility Scheme which you can join at Batsford.
Opened in 2011, the Visitor Centre and is specially designed to be accessible to everyone. Inside you’ll find the Arboretum Entrance, Garden and Gift Shops and Garden Terrace Café all on one level as well as disabled toilets.
Designated disabled parking is available immediately outside the main Visitor Centre.
From the main car park, disabled visitors can access the main building via a purpose built ramp which leads down to the level area and into the main entrance.
The Plant Sales area is accessible via a series of gently sloping paths specifically designed to comply with disabled access regulations.
The Arboretum is situated on a hillside and may prove a challenge to less mobile visitors.
About 25% of the Arboretum is accessible by manual wheelchairs but electrically powered wheelchairs and mobility scooters will make the paths easier to negotiate.