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Talk, Sat 12 Mar - Wed 19 Oct 2016

Two wild children: Beatrix and William

Two wild children: Beatrix and William

Details

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Beatrix's birth with a special 10-minute talk about how the natural world shaped these inspirational figures.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsGift shopNational Trust PropertyOn-site cateringWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Wheelchair access to ground floor, garden and discovery room. Braille and large print guides available.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 12 Mar - Wed 19 Oct 2016 11:30

Contact

Wordsworth House and Garden

01900824805

Address

Main Street,
Cockermouth,
Cumbria,
CA13 9RX

Directions

Take right exit at roundabout on A66 travelling west. Turn left at first set of traffic lights. Wordsworth House is at bottom of the hill across the mini roundabout.

No parking on site. Use town centre car parks. Long stay car park, not National Trust, 300yds away on Wakefield Road. Walk back over bridge to house.

Accessible by Public Transport: 6 miles from Maryport station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

Wheelchair access to ground floor, garden and discovery room. Braille and large print guides available.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • 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 the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with verbal floor announcements
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

General

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

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesHigh chairs for children

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