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image for Watermill item typeShepshed Watermill

  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Watermill, £1

Contact

Mr Jeff Brown

01509 506420

Address

Mill Farm Hathern Road,
Shepshed,
Loughborough,
Leicestershire,
LE12 9RP

Details

There has been a mill on this site since the Dooms Day and the present mill dates back to the 18th century. Open on special open days.

Opening details

Times can vary so please call before arrival

Prices

Donation of £1 per person.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
    • Yesis gravel
    • Yesis grass
  • 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:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls

General

  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children

Entrance

  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)

Location

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Map reference: SK 482204  Lat: 52.77904 Long: -1.28686

Situated on Hathern Road on the way out of Shepshed close to the M1 bridge.