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  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Family Day Out, from 8 Apr 2017

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Wildwood © Dave Butcher

Wildwood © Dave Butcher

Address

Herne Common,
Herne Bay,
CT6 7LQ

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Details

Our friends at the Wychurst Saxon Village are holding an 'Early Medieval' day on Sunday the 9th April in their grounds located next to our bear enclosure. The day will be hosted by a dozen members of the Regia Anglorum and will be full of Saxon, Viking and Norman activities including:

- Talks 'throughout the day'
- 'Displays of Arms' at 2.30pm
- Food display in the authentic 60ft x 30ft, 11th Century Anglosaxon longhall.
- Ecclesiastical display in the longhall - incorporating a discussion on animal husbandry (bees/rabbits)
- Weapons/hunting display
- Woodworking
- Combat display
- Textiles

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 8 Apr 2017 11:00 to 15:00
Sun 9 Apr 2017 11:00 to 15:00

Prices

Cash only tickets can be purchased at the admission building at the entrance to Wildwood or on the gate leading to the Saxon village (the gate is located at the exit of the bear bridge).

Tickets for each day will be priced at:
£5.00 for adults
£2.50 for children
£10.00 for families (2 adults & 2 children)

PLEASE NOTE: The price to see the Saxons is supplementary to Wildwood entry prices. You must either be a Wildwood member or have paid full entry fee to Wildwood in order to gain access to the Saxon Village.

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TR 173637  Lat: 51.33112 Long: 1.11901

Situated on the A291 between Canterbury and Herne Bay. Bus: Triangle Bus No 4 or 6. Wildwood bus stop.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Herne Bay station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • 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
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
  • 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
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities

Notes

  • Please note that seating in the Cafe is limited during busy times. Microwave available for warming baby milk/food (to be warmed by parents/guardians) No dogs allowed - this includes guide dogs. Visually impaired visitors will be offered any other assistance required in order to enjoy their visit. Free wheelchair / mobility scotter loans available. Please pre-book on 01227 712 111.

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu
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