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  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Farm, £1-£2

Contact

Tom Chambers

0116 253 7582

Address

Anstey Lane,
Leicester,
LE4 0FJ

Details

Family friendly community farm where visitors can feed animals, see rare breed sheep and cattle.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsGift shopPicnic sitePublic toiletsPushchairs availableFacilities for conferencing

Children welcomeDisabled access

Audio trail available

Opening details

Open every day of the year

APRIL TO OCTOBER
10:00 till 16:30

NOVEMBER TO MARCH
10:00 till 16:00

Last admission 30 minutes before closing

Prices

Adults £2.00

Children £1.00

Gorse Hill City Farm is an educational charitable trust , the farm has to raise £150,000 a year just to remain open.

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Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Pushchairs availablePushchairs available
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Audio trail available

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

General

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

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls

Location

Directions

See location of Gorse Hill City Farm on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 568067  Lat: 52.65506 Long: -1.16175

Off Anstey Lane (B5327) - 1.5 miles north west of the city centre. Take the 74 from the Haymarket Bus Station. The farm is situated next to English Martyrs RC School on Anstey Lane.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 km from Leicester station