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image for Arts & Crafts Event item typeSunday Stroll - High Woods at High Woods Country Park

  • Green Flag Award
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Outdoor Event, from 24 Feb 2019

GREEN FLAG AWARD

High Woods Country Park

High Woods Country Park

High Woods Country Park

Address

Visitor Centre,
Turner Road,
Colchester,
Essex,
CO4 5JR

Details

A walk lasting up to 1 1/2 hours, covering more of the park's area, on surfaced and un-surfaced paths, with some steeper inclines in places

Baby changing facilitiesDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 24 Feb 2019 11:00 to 12:30
Sun 10 Mar 2019 11:00 to 12:30
Sun 24 Mar 2019 11:00 to 12:30
Sun 7 Apr 2019 11:00 to 12:30
Sun 21 Apr 2019 11:00 to 12:30
Sun 5 May 2019 11:00 to 12:30
Sun 19 May 2019 11:00 to 12:30
Sun 2 Jun 2019 11:00 to 12:30
Sun 16 Jun 2019 11:00 to 12:30
Sun 30 Jun 2019 11:00 to 12:30
Sun 14 Jul 2019 11:00 to 12:30
Sun 28 Jul 2019 11:00 to 12:30
Sun 11 Aug 2019 11:00 to 12:30
Sun 25 Aug 2019 11:00 to 12:30
Sun 8 Sep 2019 11:00 to 12:30
Sun 22 Sep 2019 11:00 to 12:30
Sun 6 Oct 2019 11:00 to 12:30
Sun 20 Oct 2019 11:00 to 12:30
Sun 3 Nov 2019 11:00 to 12:30
Sun 17 Nov 2019 11:00 to 12:30
Sun 1 Dec 2019 11:00 to 12:30
Led by fully traianed volunteer walk leaders, our FREE walks are an ideal way to improve fitness or mobility in a sociable atmosphere and are held in a regular fortnightly patterm on alternate Fridays and Sundays throughout the year. The walks start from the Visitor Centre off of Turner Road.

A walk lasting up to 1 1/2 hours, covering more of the park's area, on surfaced and un-surfaced paths, with some steeper inclines in places

Meet at the visitor centre.

Paid Parking available. Stout footwear is advised.

Location

Directions

Plan route to High Woods Country Park using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TL 997271  Lat: 51.90660 Long: 0.90476

By Road:
Come out of the train station and take the second exit on the roundabout, Bruff Close. Follow this road to the end where it meets Northern Approach Road (A134) Cross over the A134 and turn right into Turner Road. Continue along Turner Road and High Woods Country Park is the fifth turning on your right.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Colchester North station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

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
  • 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
  • YesBaby changing facilities

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system