Cutty Sark

audio description, visitor attractions, 2015, London, England

Cutty Sark

Come on board Cutty Sark on Disabled Access Day, explore the ship’s rich history and experience what life was like on board one of the world’s most famous ships.

Cutty Sark is joining museums, attractions and venues across the country to take part in Disabled Access Day, a national initiative to encourage disabled people to try new places.  A visit to Cutty Sark is a treat for all the senses with many interactive exhibits, audio and tactile displays as well as various resources available to support visitors with additional needs and wheelchair access throughout the ship. 

Booking and visitor information

E-mail: bookings@rmg.co.uk

Tel: +44 020 8312 6608.

Disabled visitors enjoy concessionary rates to the ship and carers enter for free.

Please note that for safety reasons, wheelchair spaces for Cutty Sark are limited to three visitors at any one time as the original ship structure restricts the size of the lift on board. To avoid waiting, please book in advance.  To plan your visit and to find out more information about accessing Cutty Sark: http://www.rmg.co.uk/visit/access

 Cutty Sark

Programme on Disabled Access Day – Saturday 17 January 2015

Audio described tour of Cutty Sark

On Disabled Access Day, Cutty Sark will launch its first audio described tour of the ship for blind and partially sighted visitors. Explore the ship with the Curator of Cutty Sark and an audio describer - get hands on and discover the fascinating history of this 1869 tea clipper.

10.30 – 11.30 17 January

Advance booking required. Prices include admission to the ship. The tour convenes at the Admissions desk, in the shop.

£13.50   Members and concessions

£17         Adults  

BSL interpreted Curator’s Tour

Join Curator Jessica Lewis for a BSL-interpreted tour of Cutty Sark. Originally designed to last just 30 years, the famous ship is now nearly five times that age. Come and discover the secrets of Cutty Sark's successes and learn about the recent conservation project to preserve this beautiful and unique vessel for future generations.

15.00-16.00 17 January

Advance booking required. Prices include admission to the ship. The tour convenes at the Admissions desk, in the shop.

£13.50   Members and concessions

£17         Adults  

If you can’t make it on 17 January, the next BSL-interpreted tour will be on 5 February 3pm.

Cutty Sark Characters: Nannie, the ship’s figurehead

Dance, sing and set sail on an adventure with Nannie, Cutty Sark’s figurehead, as she shares amazing stories about the ship and how she got her name. A multi-sensory performance, suitable for ages 3+, with songs of the sea and smells of tea.

11.00, 12.00, 13.30, 14.30

Free with entry to the ship

£11.50   Concessions

£13.50   Adults