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  • VistEngland VAQAS
  • National Trust
  • Member of Cumbria Tourism
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Family Event, from 30 May 2019

©National Trust Images/Jonathan McMeekin

©National Trust Images/Jonathan McMeekin

Details

Join a costumed servant on a fun, family-friendly garden tour to taste flowers, touch bugs and discover how to turn your own outside space into a wildlife haven.

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 30 - Fri 31 May 2019 11:30 to 12:00 14:30 to 15:00
Thu 25 Jul 2019 11:30 to 12:00 14:30 to 15:00
Thu 1 Aug 2019 11:30 to 12:00 14:30 to 15:00
Thu 8 Aug 2019 11:30 to 12:00 14:30 to 15:00
Thu 15 Aug 2019 11:30 to 12:00 14:30 to 15:00
Thu 22 Aug 2019 11:30 to 12:00 14:30 to 15:00
Thu 29 Aug 2019 11:30 to 12:00 14:30 to 15:00

Prices

Normal admission charges apply.

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • 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
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

The ground floor of the house plus the cafe, garden and shop are wheelchair accessible – the house and cafe via a lift. There is no wheelchair access to the upper floor of the house or the cellar.

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 25 - Sun 26 May Pastimes from the past
Mon 27 May Become a rock artist
Tue 28 May Make your mark as a Georgian
Wed 29 May Become a natural artist
Thu 30 - Fri 31 May Walk on the wild side
Sat 1 - Sun 2 Jun Pastimes from the past

Address

Main Street,
Cockermouth,
Cumbria,
CA13 9RX

Directions

Plan route to Wordsworth House and Garden using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NY 118307  Lat: 54.66364 Long: -3.36889

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

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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