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Abbey Park Model Railway, Leicester

Abbey Park Model Railway, Leicester

Address

Abbey Park Road,
Leicester,
LE4 5AQ

Details

The Leicester Society of Model Engineers was founded in 1909. The model railway is open to the public most Sundays thoughout the summer.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcome

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance

Public Areas

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

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 5
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system

Location

Directions

See location of Abbey Park Leicester on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 584060  Lat: 52.64860 Long: -1.13822

Just north of city centre, close to the bus station.

Bus numbers 16, 54, 70 and 70B go from the city centre to Abbey Park.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 3.2 km from London Rd, Leicester station

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