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  • Healthy Eating Carlisle Gold Award
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Café, £6-£9.95

Walby Farm Park

Walby Farm Park

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    Delicious home-made food, great value for money!

    You’ll definitely work up an appetite on your day out. There’s the children’s menu (baby food and microwave warming facilities too) and with delicious cakes the Curly Tails Café is not to be missed! There’s tasty home cooked food, locally produced ingredients and a great setting in the beautiful Cumbrian countryside.

    Open 7 days a week, the Curly Tails Café, adjacent to the children’s play area, overlooks our animal paddocks and surrounding countryside and is pushchair and wheelchair friendly. It’s perfect for a morning breakfast roll, coffee, snacks, lunches, afternoon teas and early evening suppers.

    Each day we offer freshly cooked meals, including delicious homemade soups and paninis as well as pasta dishes, home-made burgers, steak pie and casseroles. Daily specials are usually available, all at ‘local’ prices. In the summer we have an extensive salad bar. We make our own scones every morning, and prepare fresh sandwiches each day.

    Opening details

    Last admission 16.00. Closed 25, 26 Dec & 1 Jan.

    Prices

    Children £9.95 (Under 1 year olds free), Adults £9.45, Concessions (65 years & over) £6.50. Online booking discounts available, see our website for details.

    Facilities

    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Education/study areaEducation/study area
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
    • Gift shopGift shop
    • On-site cateringOn-site catering
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
    • Welcome HostWelcome Host
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
    • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
    • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
    • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired

    Address

    Walby,
    Crosby-on-Eden,
    Carlisle,
    CA6 4QL

    Location

    Directions

    Plan route to Walby Farm Park using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

    Map reference: NY 437603  Lat: 54.93419 Long: -2.88018

    From M6 jct 44 please follow sign for Brampton A689 (East) and turn off to Walby.

    Parking: free

    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 solid
    • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
    • 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 a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
      • YesTo the gift shop
    • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
    • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
    • YesBaby changing facilities
    • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
    • 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
    • YesGood colour/tonal contrast 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
    • YesVisual alarm system

    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
    • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
    • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
      • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
      • YesLactose free (dairy free)
      • YesVegetarian
    • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
    • YesHigh chairs for children
    • YesChildren's menu

    Notes

    We are a farm visitor attraction situated within the World Heritage Site of Hadrian's Wall therefore: 1. A concrete surface leads from the disabled parking to the entrance, the walkway from the main Car Park is gravel. 2. Nature Trail is accessible with a children's buggy. 3. Some attractions are located in grassy paddocks with no concrete walkways, after a prolonged period of wet weather they may be less accessible. 4. Concessions are available for those aged 65 years and over only.

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