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Riverside Miniature Railway

Riverside Park, St Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 7SD

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Introduction

COVID-19 Information

Opening Times

  • The venue has seasonal opening times.
  • Comments View
    • Open on Sundays 12:00 to 16:00 from Easter to the end of October.

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 St Neots.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is not free for all users.
  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located at the front the venue, near the Ambience Cafe.
    • 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 6 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 360cm x 490cm (11ft 10in x 16ft 1in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 30m (32yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 60m (65yd 1ft) 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 uneven surfaces.
    • The car park surface is concrete.
    • 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.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Electric car charging points are available in the car park.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located just off the car park.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 200cm (6ft 7in).

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located on the path leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.

Miniature Railway Pathways and Seating

  • The pathways as you enter from the main entrance are mainly woodchip and mud paths with several uneven areas and some easy to moderate slopes.
  • During bad weather the pathways may be muddy and slippery.
  • There are some picnic tables near the station as shown in photograph 4.

Miniature Railway Platform, Ticket Window, Trains And Track

  • There is a small platform to board the miniature railway trains.
  • There are several chairs with armrests available on the platform.
  • There is a ticket window near the centre of the platform to purchase tickets for the trains as shown in photograph 14.
  • Assistance to board the trains can be provided and there is a carriage that caters for wheelchair users and their carers.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.
  • Comments View
    • There is an accessible toilet available in the car park.
    • For more information please refer to the Riverside Park and Car Park access guide.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • 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 grounds surrounding the miniature railway.
  • Comments View
    • A volunteer, fluent in BSL, is usually present on running days.