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  • National Trust
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Children's Activity Event, Wed 29 - Fri 31 May 2019, £12

©National Trust Images/Chris Lacey

©National Trust Images/Chris Lacey

Details

Beginners’ sessions sailing out onto Windermere from the Victorian boathouse at Wray Castle, with approx.1 hour of instructed sailing. Suitable for accompanied younger children or older children by themselves.

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 29 - Fri 31 May 2019 09:30 to 16:00

Prices

£12 per person, booking essential online.

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome

Happy to accept group bookings on minibuses - no coach access or parking. Please ask for accessible entrance and drop off point. Disabled access to ground floor only. Many steps to first floor.

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 25 May - Sun 2 Jun Wild about Wray activity challenge
Wed 29 - Fri 31 May Sailing from Wray boathouse

Address

Low Wray,
Ambleside,
Cumbria,
LA22 0JA

Directions

Plan route to Wray Castle using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NY 373010  Lat: 54.43099 Long: -2.96216

Easy access by Windermere Lake Cruises boat from Ambleside and Brockhole- www.windermere-lakecruises.co.uk.

From Ambleside (3.5 miles) B5286 and unnamed road (signed Wray). From Bowness vehicle ferry (6 miles) B5285 and unnamed road (right at Colthouse signed Wray).

Parking: free

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis gravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)
    • YesHas a ramp
    • YesHas steps and no ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 8
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children

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