Yorkshire - Newby Hall & GardensSat, 30th Dec 2006Access - allocated spaces in car park for disabled adjacent to entrance pavilion on natural hard-core surface.
Wheelchairs are available on free loan and that we have both electric & manual.
Pathways are pea shingle gravel throughout the gardens. One shallow step to the house. Shallow ramped exit from the house.
All ground floor rooms accessible in wheelchairs, the ground floor contains the main rooms, e.g. entrance hall, library, tapestry room and statue gallery.
Five wheelchairs available for loan if required (best to reserve in advance), particularly for the gardens.
Free garden route map for wheelchair users available on request.
Other facilities - children's adventure garden comprising many slides, climbing frames, swings, sandpits, some of which are suitable for handicapped users.
Likewise miniature railway with sit-in carriages offers a 15-minute riverside trip through parts of the formal gardens.
Ramp access to self-service licensed garden restaurant. Also adjacent Grantham Room for pre-booked parties with waitress service.
Disabled lavatory adjacent to restaurant.
Lanarkshire - New Lanark World Heritage SiteSat, 9th Dec 2006Disabled Facilities and Special Concessions
Visitor Centre offers a wheelchair borrowing service
Disabled parking available outside Visitor Centre and Hotel
New Millennium Experience Ride has one specially adapted car to accept most wheelchairs (may not be suitable for large motorised chairs) and 5 cars with induction loop system
Robert Owens School is fully accessible to wheelchair users and visitors with mobility problems, with lift to all levels, ground level entrance, and induction loop system available in the theatre
Wheelchair access available into Robert Owens House, 1820s/1930s Stores (not suitable for large motorised wheelchairs), The Millworkers House(two low steps into building). Roll-a-Ramp is available for access to Millworkers House and Village Store.
Portable induction loop system available for guided tours
Disabled toilets available in Robert Owens School, Mill Pantry and Hotel
Essential carers accompanying wheelchair visitors receive a complimentary pass
Hotel has 5 fully equipped rooms for guests with mobility difficulties, and two lifts which go to all floors
Staffordshire - W.Moorcroft PLCSat, 2nd Sep 2006W Moorcroft Plc is committed to ensuring equal access to our products for all members of the community and have implemented the following measures:
Ramp access to our Shop and Museum.
Disabled toilet with ramp.
Reserved parking - please notify in advance when booking Factory Tour.
Sign Language available for the Factory Tour.
Loop system available for the Factory Tour.
Our Shop staff are fully conversant and aware of our disabled visitors' needs.
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