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Wildwood Vineyard

Eridge Road, Rotherfield, Tunbridge Wells, East Sussex, TN3 9EQ

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  • About View
    • Wildwood Vineyard is a rustic countryside venue, offering vineyard tours and wine tasting sessions.
  • Parking and Public Transport View
    • The venue does not have its own car park.
    • The nearest train station is Eridge.
    • Car parking for the venue is along the Forstal lay-by, off the Eridge Road.
      There is a bus stop next to the lay-by.
  • Getting In and Around View
    • There is step-free access via slope at the most accessible entrance.
    • There is step-free level access throughout.
    • Access throughout may include uneven surfaces.
    • The following facilities are available: a seat/chair. Please check in advance for charges and if you need to pre-book.
    • Additional equipment which can be borrowed or hired includes: There is a wheeled evac chair onsite available at no extra charge.
  • Toilet and Changing Facilities View
    • There is not a toilet with adaptations available.
    • The shared toilet facilities are located in the far right hand corner of the vineyard.

Access To (The Vineyard)

  • Wildwood Vineyard is located along a bridle path which runs parallel to the Eridge Road.
    From the Forstal lay-by, proceed along the bridle path towards Crowborough.
    After approximately 400m there is a decked ramp on the left. Proceed up the ramp and continue straight ahead, through the gate and into the vineyard.
  • The journey time from the lay-by is approximately approximately 8 minutes.
  • The most accessible route has ramps or slopes, uneven surfaces, manual gates and narrow walkways.
  • The ramp is between 75cm and 150cm wide with no handrails.
  • There is a single manual gate which opens away from you.
  • The width of the opening is 150cm.

Outdoor Spaces (The Vineyard)

  • The following is available in this area: woodland, farmland and open countryside.
  • Outdoor areas consist of wood bark and grass.
  • There are footpaths in some areas.
  • There are bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.
  • The paths have uneven surfaces which may create barriers for some users.

Seating Area (Wine Tasting Area)

  • The seating area is located outside the cabin towards the far end of the vineyard.
  • The seating area is uncovered.
  • The most accessible route to the seating area has ramps or slopes and uneven surfaces.
  • There is room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • There is space for an assistance dog to rest.
  • Seating available in this area includes: chairs without armrests.
  • Furniture available in this area includes: tables and picnic tables.
  • There is no (or very little) background noise in this area.

Standard Toilet Facilities (Composting Toilet)

  • The shared standard toilet facilities were surveyed.
  • The toilet is located in the far right hand corner of the vineyard.
  • The most accessible route has ramps or slopes, uneven surfaces and narrow openings.
  • There is step-free access via slope into the toilet.
  • There is an ambulant cubicle with horizontal grab rails on both sides.
  • There is a free-standing handwash station outside the toilet cubicle.