Access to Peebles Library Museum & Gallery
Peebles Library, Museum & Gallery is a three-star tourist attraction located in the town of Peebles, in the Scottish Borders.
Please see our accessibility guide here for full information on accessibility to Peebles Library, Museum & Gallery or see below a brief summary.
The collection is housed in a 16th century building and due to the nature of this building the Gallery is inaccessible to those with mobility impairments.
We welcome guide dogs, hearing dogs and other recognised assistance dogs. ID Badge must be shown.
There are two car parks within ten minutes of the museum. Kingsmeadows car park is free and is located on the South side of the Tweed Bridge (cross the bridge and veer left – take first exit on the left). There are public toilets located at this car park.
Alternatively, there is a car park situated alongside the Edinburgh Road. There is a charge for car parking on a Saturday only. Vehicle access is from the Edinburgh Road – there is a pedestrian access directly from the car park to the high street. There are public toilets located in this car park.
There are ‘disabled badge holders only’ car parking spaces on the High Street.
PEOPLE WITH REDUCED MOBILITY
There is lift access to the Library, Museum and Chambers Room. Access to the lift is from the High Street through Scottish Borders Council Customer Services. If the door is locked there is a buzzer to press to request access. A member of staff will inform the person(s) that they will come down to open the door and direct them to the lift. There is a Wheelchair Platform Lift from the Library to the Museum Room. The Gallery is accessible via steps only.
ACCESS FOR BUGGIES
Buggies are welcomed in the Library & Museum.
PEOPLE WHO ARE VISUALLY IMPAIRED
Registered guide dogs are welcomed in the Library, Museum & Gallery.
PEOPLE WHO ARE HEARING IMPAIRED
We have an induction loop available in the Library, Museum & Gallery and we also welcome hearing dogs.
If we have not covered your accessibility requirements contact us and we’ll be happy to discuss your needs, offering assistance, where we can. Call us 01721 724820 or 01721 726333 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com