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image for Guided Walk item typeThe National Forest - From Black to Green Walk at Conkers

  • VistEngland VAQAS
  • Stay Play Explore
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Guided Walk, Sat 19 May 2018, free entry

VAQAS Stay Play Explore Participants

Conkers

Conkers

Contact

Black to Green

01283 551211

Address

Millennium Avenue,
Rawdon Road, Moira,
Swadlincote,
Leicestershire,
DE12 6GA

Details

WALK STARTS AT CONKERS WATERSIDE CAR PARK DE12 6BA
A circular walk following woodland rides and an ancient route, part of The National Forest Way. Points of interest include the hamlet of Boothorpe, the ruins of Norris Hill House and the vast space used by the former Rawdon colliery. Booking essential.

Walk Route: Part of The National Forest Way. Points of interest include the hamlet of Boothorpe, the ruins of Norris Hill House and the former Rawdon colliery.

Access: 3 stiles

Duration: 2

Miles: 5

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWelcome HostAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Full disabled access, including trails, toilets and designated parking. Mobility buggies are available but they need to be pre-booked, please call reception on 01283 216633.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 19 May 2018 13:30
WALK STARTS AT CONKERS WATERSIDE CAR PARK DE12 6BA

Prices

Free entry

Directions

See location of Conkers on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 303163  Lat: 52.74402 Long: -1.55141

Follow brown tourism signs from A444 and M/A42.

Buses to Ashby de la Zouch are reasonably regular from other county towns but buses through to Moira are infrequent.

Bus services: 23.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 9 miles from Burton upon Trent station

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
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

Full disabled access, including trails, toilets and designated parking. Mobility buggies are available but they need to be pre-booked, please call reception on 01283 216633.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • 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

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesRamp to entrance

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria