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Lock Keepers Cottage

2 Lock Keepers Lane, Milltown Road, Belfast, BT8 7XT

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The Lock Keeper's Cottage has been fully restored through a range of Heritage Lottery, European, Government and Council funding.
    • The Regional Park opens this facility to the public as part of their living heritage through Volunteer Heritage Guides.

Opening Times (Cottage)

  • Opening times do vary depending on timetabling.

Location

  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Balmoral Halt.
  • There is not a tram stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • Access to the car park for the Lock Keeper's Cottage is off Malone Road in Belfast.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located off Lock Keepers Lane.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • 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 tarmac.
    • 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.
  • Comments View
    • Vehicular access to the car park is via the Shaw's Bridge Sports Association car park.
    • The gate to the Lock Keeper's car park is in the right hand corner as you enter the Shaw's Bridge Sports Association car park.

Outside Access (Cottage Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located in front of the building.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The width of the door opening is 79cm.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located at the entrance.
    • There is/are 1 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 5cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are low to moderate.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilet facilities are located in the Visitor Centre.

Standard Toilet(s)