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Historical Event, Sat 14 - Sun 22 Sep 2019, free entry

The story of Sedbergh

The story of Sedbergh

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The Story of Sedbergh
This exhibition by the Sedbergh & District History Society, telling the story of Sedbergh from the earliest times. The main exhibition has display panels on various local town topics such as The Town’s Yards, The Cotton and Woollen Mills, Rough Fell Sheep, Common Land and the Strickland Case, The British School, and many others which help explain the foundation and development of the town since the 12th century. The panels are supplemented by fascinating details of Sedbergh’s Notable People and interesting albums featuring photographs from the Society’s extensive archives of local history.
It can be viewed in Farfield Mill in the room next to the Tea Room on Floor 1 between Saturday 14th to Sunday 21st September. The Mill is situated south of the town and accessed from the A684 Garsdale Road.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 14 - Sun 22 Sep 2019 10:30 to 17:00

Prices

Free entry

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
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Excellent disabled access, a lift to all 4 floors. Coach parties need to book.

Address

Garsdale Road,
Sedbergh,
Cumbria,
LA10 5LW

Directions

Plan route to Farfield Mill using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SD 677919  Lat: 54.32165 Long: -2.49807

From M6 Jct. 37 follow the A684 through Sedbergh, after passing through Sedbergh continue on the A684 towards Hawes. Farfield Mill is approximately 1.5 miles from Sedbergh Town centre. Do not follow SAT NAV, follow the brown tourist signs from Sedbergh.

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 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
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • 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

Entrance

  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • 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

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