King’s College welcomes visitors to its iconic Chapel and extensive grounds. A visit to the College includes seeing the world’s largest fan vaulted ceiling, medieval stained glass, an informative exhibition and the Adoration of the Magi by Rubens.
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King's College Chapel is accessible to wheelchair users.
There is level access from the main entrance to:ChapelCollege Grounds
Access with steps
There are steps from the main entrance to:Chapel KioskKing's College Visitor Centre
Travel by public transport
Travel by taxi
Parking for Disabled badge holders and drop off immediately opposite main entrance
Path to main entrance
Getting around inside
Visual Impairment - General Information
Ticket/ information desk
Things to See and Do
Virtual tour of the Chapel http://www.kings.cam.ac.uk/chapel/virtual-tour/index.html
Free leaflets are available inside the main attraction allowing visitors to follow a self-guided tour.
The main areas of the Chapel are fully accessible with wide aisles to pass through.
There is seating located throughout the Chapel for visitors to use.
Access from the ante-chapel to the choir area is via an access ramp to the right of the organ screen.
There is restricted access to the side chapels with entry via a steep worn step.
Access to the Memorial Chapel is via four uneven steps.
Access to the exhibition area is via two steps with handrail. The first three rooms of the exhibition have wide openings between rooms. The fourth room is accessed via three steps and a 610mm doorway. Access to the fifth room is via a 610mm doorway.
The final exhibition room containing information about the stained glass can be accessed from the ante-chapel via a 670mm doorway.
The exhibition area is well lit with accessible information panels.
King's College Visitor Centre
The King's College Visitor Centre, on King’s Parade opposite the main gate, has limited access due to the historic nature of the building but staff assistance and a ramp are available on request. It is located on a busy street opposite the main attraction.
Access is via one step and the door width is 840mm.
There are wide access areas within the Visitor Centre with accessible display racks and assistance available on request.
Access to the rear of the Visitor Centre is via a 740mm corridor.
The counter is accessible to customers when served from the side.
Getting around outside
Virtual tour of the grounds http://www.kings.cam.ac.uk/visit/virtual-tour/
The grounds are accessible to visitors with wide, fairly even, paved paths.
There is a steep bridge over the river.
Customer care support
Customer care support