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Outdoor Event, from 19 Feb 2017

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Learn to Run Course - Sofa to 5km in 8 weeks!

Learn to Run Course - Sofa to 5km in 8 weeks!

Contact

RSPB Rainham Marshes Nature Reserve

01708 899840

Address

The Visitor Centre,
New Tank Hill Road,
Purfleet,
Essex,
RM19 1SZ

Details

Fancy starting to jog, but don't want to join a gym, or go on your own? Do you want to run 5km, but don't know where to start?

Look no further - Rainham Marshes nature reserve offers just this opportunity! With the bonus of lots of fantastic scenery and wonderful wildlife!
With a training programme designed for your needs and pace, with a guide/ running expert to show and help you the whole way, this opportunity is specifically aimed at those who are new to running outdoors. We will build you up gently from walking to jogging, and then to running.
Book on our 8 week course today - give up a call for more details! Put the fun back into the run!

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Visitor centre Hides and viewing areas Car park Accessible toilets Wheelchair and mobility scooter available to hire Baby-changing facilities Picnic areas Cafe and shop 2.5 miles of nature trail Wildlife garden Adventure play area Toddlers play area Events all year round Lots of wildlife

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 26 Feb 2017 09:30 to 11:00

Prices

Price: £25 for the whole course (£20 for RSPB members), please book and pay in advance.

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Location

Directions

Plan route to RSPB Rainham Marshes Nature Reserve using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TQ 548789  Lat: 51.48789 Long: 0.22907

By Road:
The reserve is located off New Tank Hill Road (A1090) in Purfleet, just off the A1306 between Rainham and Lakeside. This is accessible from the Aveley, Wennington and Purfleet junction off the A13 and J30/31 of the M25.
There are bike racks and spaces for disabled badge holders.

By Public Transport:
Purfleet train station is on the C2c line from Fenchurch Street. The reserve is a 15 minute walk from the station following the brown pedestrian signs along the riverside path.
The ensignbus number 44 between Lakeside and Orsett Hospital, Grays, stops near the reserve entrance on New Tank Hill Road. This bus runs every hour and every 30 minutes during peak hours. For timetable information please visit www.ensignbus.co.uk or call 01708 865656.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Purfleet 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
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing

Visitor centre Hides and viewing areas Car park Accessible toilets Wheelchair and mobility scooter available to hire Baby-changing facilities Picnic areas Cafe and shop 2.5 miles of nature trail Wildlife garden Adventure play area Toddlers play area Events all year round Lots of wildlife

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
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

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
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFee payable
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 20
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance

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)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children

Notes

  • You can find out more about access to Rainham by visiting http://www.rspb.org.uk/reserves/guide/r/rainhammarshes/accessibility.aspx