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image for Guided Walk item typeAncient Rocks and Mount Saint Bernard Abbey Walk at Mount St Bernard Abbey

  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Guided Walk, Wed 30 May 2018, free entry

Mount St Bernard Abbey, Oaks in Charnwood

Mount St Bernard Abbey, Oaks in Charnwood

Contact

Swadlincote Tourist Information Centre

Address

Oaks-In-Charnwood,
Coalville,
Leicestershire,
N/A

Details

Starting at Mt. St. Bernard Abbey LE67 5UL (large, free car park on site) Discover a quiet corner of Charnwood Forest with splendid views and natural beauty. Learn about Mt. St. Bernard Abbey, the first abbey to be built after the Reformation, and the nearby Reformatory. Walk amongst some of the oldest rocks in England, formed about 700 million years ago. Look into Peldar Tor Quarry, thought to be a Precambrian volcano. Please note: the route includes steep slopes and uneven tracks.

Walk Route: Walk amongst some of the oldest rocks in England, formed about 700 million years ago. Look into Peldar Tor Quarry, thought to be a Precambrian volcano. Please note: the route includes steep slopes and uneven tracks.

Access: 4 stiles

Duration: 1.5 hours

Miles: 2

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsGift shopPicnic sitePublic toilets

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 30 May 2018 13:30

Prices

Free entry

Events at this Venue

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

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

Entrance

  • YesRamp to entrance

General

  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesAudible alarm system

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SK 457161  Lat: 52.74123 Long: -1.32407

Approx 2.5 miles from Coalville town centre.

Parking: free