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Castle Park Play Area

The Rope Walk, Castle Street, Portaferry, County Down, BT22 1NZ

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Introduction

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Bangor.

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located in front of the venue on Rope Walk, off Castle Street.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 3 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 510cm x 603cm (16ft 9in x 19ft 9in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 40m (43yd 2ft) from the Main Entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 45m (49yd 8in) from the Main 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 dropped kerbs.
    • The car park surface is tarmac and block paving.
    • 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.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the park.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 284cm (9ft 4in).

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Outside Access (Side Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 173cm (5ft 8in).
  • Comments View
    • This entrance is situated to the right of Exploris Aquarium on The Rope Walk, off Castle Street.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service(s).
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Level Change (Pathway to Play Park)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located along the pathway to the play park.
  • The ramp/slope is steep.
  • 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
    • All pathways from all entrances lead to the bottom of this level change. The play park is located at the top of this steep ramp.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have tarmac 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.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

Standard Toilet(s)