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Cairn Wood

Ballysallagh Road, Newtownards, Co. Down, BT19 1UT

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  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Bangor.


  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located at the front of the wood.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 6 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 226cm x 468cm (7ft 5in x 15ft 4in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the the accessible entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the the accessible entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is/are uneven surfaces.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Comments View
    • The bays are new and well marked and include 4 new Electric charging bays.

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Access Point

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located at the end of the car park off Ballysallagh Road.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is a kissing gate at this access point.
    • The gate is easy to open.
    • The width of the gap is 145cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located after the kissing gate.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have gravel surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are steep slopes on the paths.
  • There are some bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.
  • Comments View
    • The first bench from the car park is at the top of the hill.

Level Change (Cairn Wood)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • The first photograph shows the beginning of the steep path just past the main entrance. The second photograph shows the route back to the car park at the top of the steep hill.

Standard Toilet(s)

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.