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image for Children's Activity Event item typeAutumn Wildlife Trail at High Woods Country Park

  • Green Flag Award
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Family Day Out, Sun 1 Sep 2019, free entry

GREEN FLAG AWARD

High Woods Country Park

High Woods Country Park

High Woods Country Park

Contact

Highwoods Country Park

Address

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

Details


High Woods Country Park has it's very own interactive 1 mile wildlife trail. All you need to do is download the app onto your phone then you are ready to discover facinating facts about the wild inhabitants of the park and have a go at the wildlife crazy quiz. If you are unsure how to do this or dont know how to make the most of the trail then there is help at hand from the staff at the visitor centre. Suitable for all age groups including adults but if you are 5yrs or under there is a simpilifed version available as well (£1)

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

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 1 Sep 2019 11:00 to 15:00

Prices

Free entry



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