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image for Talk item typePrinces in the Tower by Harry J Tomkinson at Bradgate Park & Swithland Wood

  • Quality Tourism in Leicestershire

Talk, Tue 24 Oct 2017

QLTY TOURISM IN LEICESTERSHIRE

Talk - The Princes in the Tower

Talk - The Princes in the Tower

Contact

Ticket office

0116 2362713 ext 25

Address

Bradgate Park,
Newtown Linford,
Leicestershire,
LE6 0HE

Details

Author Harry J Tomkinson is a historic author working with the Missing Princes Project & Phillippa Langley. His talk will be about the Princes in the Tower myths & facts and the links with the Grey family.

He will also give a short reading from his new book Treachery at Bosworth, his books will be available to buy on the night

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Disabled access along tarmac path through centre of park. All-terrain mobility scooter available for hire. Drive-through scheme for Blue Badge holders - contact us for details or visit our website. Check our website or pick up a leaflet for details of our guided walks and events programme.

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 24 Oct 2017 18:30 to 21:00

Prices

Tickets £7.00 Includes a drink (tea / coffee / wine) from the Visitor Centre or by calling 0116 2362713 ext 25 between 10.30 and 16.30

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

Disabled access along tarmac path through centre of park. All-terrain mobility scooter available for hire. Drive-through scheme for Blue Badge holders - contact us for details or visit our website. Check our website or pick up a leaflet for details of our guided walks and events programme.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)
    • YesHas a ramp

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesHigh chairs for children

Notes

  • Our Access Statement is available on our website www.bradgatepark.org

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesBaby changing facilities

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SK 525112  Lat: 52.69637 Long: -1.22374

Bradgate Park has three entrances: the main entrance in Newtown Linford. Also Cropston (Hallgates) and Old John (Hunts Hill). Swithland wood has two entrances, north and south.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 5 km from Leicester station