Accessibility Statement - The Big Cat Sanctuary

Accessibility Statement

Accessibility Guide for The Big Cat Sanctuary

Please see our full accessibility guide below. If you have any additional needs or requirements that would make your visit to the Sanctuary easier, please email or for any queries specifically regarding accessibility, please contact Carrie Tree, Customer Service Supervisor on 01233439150 or email


You can download a copy of our Accessibility Statement here: The Big Cat Sanctuary Accessibility Guide


The Big Cat Sanctuary is a registered animal charity whose aim is to contribute to global conservation. Set in the heart of the countryside at Smarden, Kent, the peace and tranquillity of the site provides excellent conditions for the successful breeding of the beautiful, yet endangered cats both large and small within the European Endangered Species Breeding Programme.

At a Glance

 Level Access



Getting here

The Big Cat Sanctuary
Headcorn Road
TN27 8PJ

 Travel by public transport

 Travel by taxi

 We have a transfer service for visitors. Parking


 Path to main entrance

 Main entrance

Getting around inside

Visual Impairment – General Information

 Ticket/ information desk

Reception Desk

 Public toilet

Heritage Lodge Toilets


BCS Shop

Place to eat and drink

Heritage Lodge Main Restaurant

Heritage Lodge Café

Founders Lodge

Getting around outside

Designated Walking Trail

Big Cat Sanctuary Site Trail


Heritage Lodge Smoking Area

Customer care support

Accessibility equipment

Emergency evacuation procedures

Guide last updated: 22 April 2021