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Exhibition, from 2 Dec 2016, free entry

A meeting of minds - Live letter reading

A meeting of minds - Live letter reading

Details

Come to sit back, relax with a cup of tea, and enjoy listening to the reading of letters and articles written by Beatrix Potter and her friend Canon Rawnsley, who inspired Potter to preserve special places in Lakes from being irreparably ruined by development.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsNational Trust PropertyOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toilets

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 9 Dec 2016 12:00 to 13:00
Fri 16 Dec 2016 12:00 to 13:00

Prices

Free entry

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

Contact

Elaine Taylor

015394 35143

Address

Grasmere,
Cumbria,
LA22 9QZ

Directions

Allan Bank is in the centre of Grasmere. Grasmere: 4 miles north of Ambleside. Foot: 437 yards from the Red Lion Hotel/Miller Howe Cafe in centre of village (slight gradient before house). Bus services from Keswick and Windermere to Bowness. Road: A591 to Ambleside, continuing to Grasmere. Parking: three pay and display car parks in Grasmere village (not National Trust).

Pedestrian and limited disabled parking only onsite, please park in Grasmere village and walk to the house.

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets

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 gravel
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

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
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesBaby changing facilities

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 2
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

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