City of Fremantle

Arthur Head Reserve at the Round House, Fremantle

  • A grassed reserve at the Roundhouse and signalling station with steps access only to the Roundhouse old gaol cells
  • The path around Arthur Head Reserve provides views over the ocean and Bathers Beach
  • The Arthur Head unisex accessible toilet and car park are 76 metres away, with some sections of the sloped path made from uneven limestone
10 Arthur Head, Fremantle,
Opening Hours
Daily 10.30am to 3.30pm
08 9336 6897

Closest accessible parking

  • One bay, with a two hour time limit is near the Round House accessible toilet.
  • The bay is 3.2 metres wide and 4.6 metres long with ground markings.
  • The surface is bitumen with a left to right and front to back slope of 1:20.
  • The distance from the parking to Arthurs Head Reserve is approximately 76 metres with gradients up to 1:14.
  • Vehicle access from: Mrs Trivett Lane
  • Pedestrian access:
    • Along a bitumen roadway and compact, uneven limestone with some broken areas.
Roundhouse and accessible toilet parking Path from parking to the toilet and Roundhouse Path from the parking and toilet to the Roundhouse
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Internal area
Access to the grassed area is along a 3 metre section of uneven limestone with an average gradient of 1:8.
A path is next to a 1 metre high wall at the edge of Arthurs Head Reserve providing views over Bathers Beach.
The Signalling Station is up 3 steps with no handrail. The 3 steps in the Signalling Station have handrails.
Access to the Roundhouse gaol and down to the Whalers Tunnel is via flights of steps.
Steep path down to Arthurs Head Reserve Path overlooking the beach Arthurs Head historic map Steps to Signalling Station
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Signage, customer displays and customer information

Minimal signs. The map has small print, black on blue.

Toilet: Arthur Head Unisex Accessible Toilet

  • Gender: Unisex
  • Availability: Open between 7.00am and 6.00pm daily.
  • Customer use only: Public use toilet.
  • Description: This toilet is located between the accessible parking bay and the upper level pathway to the Roundhouse, Arthur Head Reserve.
  • Signage: Directional signs from the path and on the toilet door. Signs display the access symbol.
  • External access: Access is along the same path as described from the parking to the Arthur Head Reserve. The distance from the parking bay is approximately 17 metres.
  • Main entrance: Access to all toilets is up a 3 metre long, 1.2 metre wide wooden ramp wtih a gradient of 1:14 and no handrails. Alternatively there are 6 wooden steps. The toilet is across a wooden verandah with an 85cm wide gap through a gate that is bolted open. The entrance corridor is 1.2 metres wide.
  • Toilet door: An 80cm wide door with a small D handle and large lock. The door is light to open and slow to close.
  • Pan height: 41cm
  • Handrails: Yes
  • Basin height: 81cm
  • Lighting: On at all times
Steps to toilet block Ramp access to toilet block Corridor to accessible toilet Toilet door Toilet pan and basin Toilet diagram
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Information collected by: City of Fremantle

Care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of this information however no guarantee is given that the facility is fully accessible. Please advise the You're Welcome WA coordinator at the Disability Services Commission of any access changes since publication.