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image for Guided Walk item typeIntroductory Walk at Bradgate Park & Swithland Wood

  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Guided Walk, Thu 8 Mar 2018, free entry

Bradgate Park, Newtown Linford

Bradgate Park, Newtown Linford

The ruins of Bradgate House

Contact

Event Organiser

0116 236 2713

Address

Bradgate Park,
Newtown Linford,
Leicestershire,
LE6 0HE

Details

Come along and learn about some of the history of the Park. Led by one of our volunteers, the walk will start at Newtown Linford main gates and finish at the Visitor Centre. It will last approximately 1hour.

The walk will mainly go along the main carriageway, please wear appropriate footwear and clothing for the weather conditions.

Meet at Newtown Linford entrance.

Duration: 1 hour

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
Thu 8 Mar 2018 11:30 to 12:30

Prices

Free entry

Free event but booking is essential. Limited to 12 attendees.

Please do not turn up on the day without booking as you may be turned away.

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

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

Notes

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

Location

Directions

See location of Bradgate Park and Swithland Wood on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

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: 8.1 km from Leicester station