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image for Arts & Crafts Event item typeNew Year's Day Walk - High Woods at High Woods Country Park

  • Green Flag Award
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Outdoor Event, Tue 1 Jan 2019, £3

GREEN FLAG AWARD

New Years Day Walk

New Years Day Walk

Contact

Visitor Information Centre

01206 282920

Address

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

Details

The traditional New Year's Day 3 mile long ranger-led walk through the park followed by a cup of mulled wine and a mince pie.Wrap up warm

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

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 1 Jan 2019 11:00 to 13:00
Meet at the visitor centre

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 22 Jun Friday Health Walk
Sat 23 Jun Highwoods Country Park Wild Walk
Sun 1 Jul Sunday Stroll
Fri 6 Jul Friday Health Walk
Sun 15 Jul Sunday Stroll
Fri 20 Jul Friday Health Walk

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
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome

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