Facilities and Access

We strive to provide a warm welcome and the highest level of customer care.  We aim to ensure that you have a memorable experience and great day out.

A photo of the lift in the last gallery Access lift to The Quest Gallery & shop.

More information about access at Bosworth Battlefield can be found in the table below and, for more detailed information, please view our accessibility guide. You can also watch a short site access film on Youtube here. Standard admission tickets allow repeat visits for 12 months, so you can visit in bite sized chunks and you can go in and out of the exhibition galleries as many times as you need during a visit.

We hope the facilities meet your needs but, should you have any specific requests, or suggestions, please contact us directly by calling 01455 290429 or emailing us at bosworth@leics.gov.uk. We look forward to hearing from you.

visitor_centre  There is a visitor centre on site to assist visitors.

parking_icon  There is a parking charge which covers all visitors. Please note the ticket machine takes cash or Paybyphone. The car park is open from 8am with last entry at 5pm every day.  Tickets are:

£2 up to 1 hour

£3.50 up to 2 hours

£4.50 up to 3 hours

£5.00 over three hours 

Coach parking is complimentary when pre-booked as part of an educational or group visit.

disabled_parking  Parking is available for disabled visitors. See above for parking charges .

cafe_icon  The 1485 Tithe Barn Café is licensed and offers an extensive daily menu of hearty meals and light lunches, using predominantly locally produced ingredients. Food will be served inside the historic barn or outside on the patio. Hot meals are served until 2.00pm, after which cakes and snacks are available. There is a dogs friendly area in the cafe. Credit & debit cards accepted. For enquiries call 01455 291048.

gift_shop_icon  The shop at Bosworth sells a wide range of gifts and souvenirs suitable for all ages, from pocket money items to bespoke merchandise. It is accessible via a platform lift at the end of the exhibition or via a ramp from the external courtyard. A pre-order service is also available during office hours by calling 01455 290429. Credit & debit cards accepted.

babychanging_blue_sm  Baby changing facilities are available on site. They can be found in the Family/Access toilets in the courtyard toilets and Tithe Barn toilets.

toilets_icon  There are toilet facilities located at the Heritage Centre (access until the centre closes), and Shenton Station. 

disabled_toilet_icon  There are accessible toilet facilities available for people with disabilities at the Heritage Centre and Shenton Station.

wheelchair_icon  There is ground floor access around the exterior of the Heritage Centre. The majority of the Exhibition Gallery has ground floor access.  The exception is at the end of the main gallery where a platform lift is available and exits through the shop and down a low gradient ramp. Access around the Battlefield Trail and the Country Park may be difficult for some people. We are able to provide a mobility scooter (please ring to pre-book 01455 290429), or a wheelchair.

assisted_wheelchair_icon  Assisted wheelchair users are welcome in the museum.

low_counters_icon  There are low counters in the gift shop and the ticket office.

assisted_dogs_icon  Well behaved dogs on leads are welcome on the site and there are tethers and water bowls provided. Please note: only assistance dogs are permitted in the Ambion Arena, the Exhibition and shop. The Tithe Barn Cafe has a dog friendly area.

induction_loop_icon  Induction Loops are available for the exhibition areas.

visually_impaired_icon  Some provisions can be made for people with visual impairments. Please contact us directly to find out more.

staff_assistance_icon  Staff assistance is available on site. For more information, please call us on 01455 290429

 DRONE FLYING AT BOSWORTH BATTLEFIELD – The land at Bosworth Battlefield is private property and as such the land owner doesn’t sanction such activity, so please refrain from flying your drones on site.


  • Lottery Heritage Fund
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  • Accredited Museum
  • Visit England
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  • Leicester Tourism Award
  • Leicester Tourism Award
  • LPL Winner 2016
  • 2016 Highly Commended
  • LPL Tourism Awards 2017: Commended
  • Food Hygiene
  • Autism East Midlands
  • Sandford Award Winner 2018
  • Tourism and Hospitality Awards 2019 - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year