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image for Museum item typeThe John Wilkin Collection at Tiptree Tea Room,Shop & Museum

  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Museum, free entry

Wilkin and Sons

Wilkin and Sons

Tiptree Jam

Address

Wilkin & Sons Ltd,
Factory Hill,
Tiptree, Colchester,
Essex,
CO5 0RF

Details

Over 50 years ago, John Wilkin began collecting the paraphernalia of preserve making and Essex village life. The John Wilkin Collection is now jam packed with artefacts! Get a real taste of Tiptree in the building where the famous jam was first prepared. Enjoy freshly made lunches and home-made cakes in our quiet, relaxed tea room or terrace.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessGuided tours for groups

Opening details

Monday-Saturday: 10.00am to 17.00pm (Summer)
Sunday 11.00am to 17.00pm (Summer)
Monday to Saturday: 10.00am to 16.00pm (Winter)
Sunday: 11.00am to 16.00pm (Winter)
Closed 25th-28th December and 1st January

Prices

Free entry

Location

Directions

Plan route to Tiptree Tea Room,Shop and Museum using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TL 899156  Lat: 51.80677 Long: 0.75312

By Road:
After leaving the A12 at Kelvedon, the Tiptree visitor centre is signposted onto the B1023 Tiptree road. On arriving in Tiptree continue towards Tollesbury. As you leave Tiptree, the visitor centre is on your right. Be sure to take the entrance AFTER the red brick wall.

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is:
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesRamp

Dining

  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp or lift to the toilets
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp to a specially adapted toilet for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu

Entrance

  • YesRamp to entrance