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Cannon Hall Farm Visitor Attractions

Bark House Lane, Cawthorne, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S75 4AT

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include various animal attractions, soft play area, tractor rides and classrooms.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include The White Bull, The Farm Shop, The Lucky Pup Dog Café and The Hungry Llama.
  • Related link White Bull.
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  • Related linkhttps://www.accessable.co.uk/barnsley-metropolitan-borough-council/access-guides/hungry-llama-indoor-play-restaurant.
  • The Hungry Llama.
  • Comments View
    • This is a working farm as well as a popular tourist destination.
    • The venue also hosts seasonal events such as food fairs, lambing and live music events.

Opening Times

  • Please contact the venue for details of opening times.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located at the front of the venue.
    • 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 2 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 340cm x 570cm (11ft 2in x 18ft 8in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 35m (38yd 10in) from the farm visitor's entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 43m (47yd 1in) from the farm visitor's 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is concrete.
    • 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 (Farm Shop Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off the car park area.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 143cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 153cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Inside Access (Farm Shop)

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Outside Access (Lucky Pup - Dog Cafe)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off the car park.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The main automatic door(s) is/are push pad or push button activated.
    • The push pad or push button is 107cm from floor level.
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The width of the door opening is 99cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located leading to the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 100cm (3ft 3in).

Inside Access (Lucky Pup - Dog Cafe)

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Eating and Drinking (Lucky Pup - Dog Cafe)

  • The café is located off the car park area.
  • The bar does serve food.
  • Full table service is available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 71cm (2ft 4in).
  • The standard height for tables is 71cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Menus are hand held only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • Comments View
    • There is outdoor seating with and without armrests at the front of the café.

Gift Shop

  • The gift shop is located to the right of the main farm visitor's centre entrance.
  • The door is single, opens away from you (push) and is 77cm wide.
  • There is a narrow slope immediately in front of the entrance (shown in photograph 2).

Outside Access (Farm Visitors Entrance - Farm Attractions)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the left of the farm shop.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 79cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located on the path leading to the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Comments View
    • There is a narrow slope immediately in front of the entrance (shown in photograph 2).
    • There is a separate exit door from reception similar to the entry door.
    • There are two gates to exit the venue.
    • The first exit gate is single, opens towards you (pull), is heavy and 153cm wide.
    • The handle is 82cm high.
    • The second gate is single, heavy, opens away from you (push) and is 135cm wide.
    • During busy periods these gates are also used as entrances to the farm attractions.

Reception (Farm Visitor's - Farm Attractions)

  • The desk/counter is 2m (2yd 7in) from the farm visitor's entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • If you leave the farm temporarily, you need to have your hand stamped at reception to regain admission without repaying the entry fee.

Cannon Hall Farm

  • There are ramps and slopes throughout the venue varying from easy to slight.
  • The venue also has marquees available that are used for special events that take place throughout the year.
  • There is hand washing facilities in the main farm yard and The Round House.
  • There are also wall mounted hand sanitisers throughout the venue.

Outdoor Centre

  • There are a variety of animals and attractions to see, including ferret and sheep racing.
  • There is also climbing frames and a zip wire.
  • Wheelchair users will require assistance as there are easy, moderate and steep slopes throughout the venue.

The Roundhouse

  • The path to this attraction is of a moderate gradient with fencing on both sides.
  • It houses various farm animals and there is a raised viewing metal gallery available.
  • There are 15+ medium steps to the viewing gallery with handrails on both sides.
  • There are hand washing facilities in front of the Roundhouse.
  • The height to the sink is 75cm.
  • The height to the hand sanitisers is 84cm.
  • The height to the disposable towel dispenser is 94cm.

Tractor Rides

  • Tractor rides around the farm are available from The Roundhouse at weekends only.
  • There is a specially adapted trailer to ensure that wheelchair users can take the tractor ride.
  • Seats on the trailer fold up to house up to three wheelchairs.
  • The trailer is accessed by either an easy ramp or four steps.

Outdoor Adventure Playgrounds

  • There is a children's zipwire and several adventure playgrounds available throughout the venue.
  • The playgrounds cater for children of all ages and abilities.

Animals

  • Throughout the venue there are various animal attractions.
  • These include meerkats, llamas, alpacas, reindeer, pygmy goats and piglets.
  • There are further handwashing facilities at the side of the farm yard building.

Classrooms

  • The classrooms are used to host school visits and private parties.
  • The doors to the classrooms are single, heavy, open away from you and are 82cm wide.
  • There is a medium step to access each classroom.
  • The tables and chairs within the room can be removed or arranged to suit.

Standard Toilet(s) (Toilet Block 1)

Level Change (Standard Toilets - Toilet Block 1)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located leading to the facility.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in the doorway.
  • There is/are 1 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).

Accessible Toilet (Toilet Block 2)

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 190m (207yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located opposite the Hungry Llama.
    • There is not level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 165cm x 198cm (5ft 5in x 6ft 6in).
    • There is not sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is sensor.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are clinical waste disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 49cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is not a toilet roll holder.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is poor.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located adjacent to the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 94cm (3ft 1in).
  • Comments View
    • The door to the toilet block is single, heavy, opens away from you and is 83cm wide.

Standard Toilet(s) (Toilet Block 2)

Level Change (Toilet Block 2)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located on the approach to the facilities.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located to the right of the function room.
  • There is/are 15+ step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are shallow (2cm - 10cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are in the centre.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located in the car park area.
  • Home visits / services are not available.