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Pickerings Nature Reserve

Mersey View Road, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 8LP

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include the nature reserve and a picnic area.

Opening Times (Car Park)

  • The venue has seasonal opening times.
  • Comments View
    • January and December - Closed at 16:00
    • February and November - Closed at 17:00
    • March and October - Closed at 18:00
    • April to September - Closed at 19:00.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located in the centre of the area.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 400cm x 300cm (13ft 1in x 9ft 10in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 14m (15yd 11in) 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 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.

Access Point (Car Park)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located at the rear of the car park.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • This is no gate at this access point.
    • The width of the gap is 140cm.
    • There are bollards at this access point.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located on the path leading from the car park to the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have compact earth, tarmac, concrete, gravel and muddy surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are slight and steep slopes on the paths.
  • There are bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)