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image for Walking Event item typeSunday Stroll at High Woods Country Park

  • Green Flag Award
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Walking Event, from 12 Aug 2018, free entry

GREEN FLAG AWARD

Sunday Stroll

Sunday Stroll

Sunday Stroll

Contact

High Woods Country Park

01206 853588

Address

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

Details

Led by fully trained volunteer walk leaders our walks are an ideal way to improve fitness or mobility in a sociable atmosphere, 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. The walks start from the Visitor Centre off Turner Road. Tea and coffee are sold for £1.00 afterwards, please note that we only accept cash. Stout footwear is advisable.

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

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 26 Aug 2018 11:00
Sun 9 Sep 2018 11:00
Sun 23 Sep 2018 11:00
Sun 7 Oct 2018 11:00
Sun 21 Oct 2018 11:00
Sun 4 Nov 2018 11:00
Sun 18 Nov 2018 11:00
Sun 2 Dec 2018 11:00

Prices

Free entry

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