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Wigg Island Park

Wigg Island, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 1PJ

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include the nature reserve and observation areas.

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located next to the park entrance.
    • 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 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 290cm x 590cm (9ft 6in x 19ft 4in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the park entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 25m (27yd 1ft) from the park 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 level changes with no dropped kerbs.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • 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 in the car park.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.

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.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Level Change (Pathways)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located within the park.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • Comments View
    • There are tarmac pathways throughout the park with slopes and uneven surfaces.

Bird Watch Posts

  • There are a number of bird watching posts located throughout the park.

Picnic Area

  • The picnic area is within the centre of the park.
  • There is a tarmac pathway leading to the edge of the picnic area, then it has a grass surface.

Ranger Centre

  • The Ranger Centre is located by the entrance to the car park.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A bowl of water cannot be provided for an assistance dog.