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St Catherine's Walled Gardens

Woodfield Park, Tickhill Road, Doncaster, DN4 8QN

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • This venue is operated by Flourish Enterprises who are a non for profit organisation supporting people into work, education and volunteering.

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 16:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 16:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 16:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 16:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 16:00.
  • Saturday 11:00 - 16:00.
  • Sunday 11:00 - 16:00.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located at the front of the venue.
    • 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 unaided.
    • 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.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
  • 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 270cm (8ft 10in).

Outside Access (Shop Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located within the garden centre.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) by sliding.
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar entrance to the right side of the building.

Level Change (Shop 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.

Outside Access (Shop Side Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the left of the shop.
  • 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 200cm (6ft 7in).

Level Change (Shop Side Entrance)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located leading down to the entrance.
  • There is/are 3 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 medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

Counter (Shop)

  • The counter is 40m (43yd 2ft) from the entrance.
  • There is level access to the counter from the entrance.
  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
  • There is a lowered section.
  • The height of the counter is high (110cm+).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
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    • The distance given to the counter is from the shop entrance.
    • The counter is 98cm high.

Inside Access

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

Walled Garden and Centre

  • There are concrete, block paving, paving slabs, loose chippings and grass paths throughout the garden centre.
  • Some of the paths have easy slopes.
  • There are benches available.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.
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    • There are toilet facilities in the nearby Victorian Tea Rooms, which is located at the rear of the garden centre.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • 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 woodland areas around the venue.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • Comments View
    • There are accessible and standard toilet facilities in the nearby Victorian Tea Room which are located within the grounds.