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Acornfield Plantation Local Nature Reserve

Spinney Road, Kirkby, Knowsley, Merseyside, L33 7XY

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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 Kirkby.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located on Spinney Road, just beyond the junction with Perimeter Road.
    • 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 with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are uneven surfaces.
    • The car park surface is loose chippings.
    • 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
    • There is space for 3 cars in the parking area.
    • Additionally, there is standard unmarked on-street parking available on Spinney Road.

Outside Access (Spinney Road Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Spinney Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The width of the door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.
    • The width of the door opening is 138cm (4ft 6in).
  • Comments View
    • There is a swing gate opening in both directions.
    • The gate is located between the two entrances.
    • The gate is heavy.
    • There is a large metal gate to the right of this entrance to allow wheelchair access.
    • The gate opens towards you (pull).
    • The gate is heavy.
    • The clear opening width is 300cm (9ft 8in).

Level Change (Spinney Road Main 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 (Spinney Road - Acornfield Close End Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Spinney Road towards the junction with Acornfield Close.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 122cm (4ft).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.
    • The width of the door opening is 122cm (4ft).
  • Comments View
    • There is a swing gate opening in both directions.
    • The gate is between to first and second entrance.
    • The gate is heavy.
    • The gate reduces the access width to 105cm (3ft 4in).

Level Change (Spinney Road - Acornfield Close End Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in front of and immediately beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).

Outside Access (Acornfield Close Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Acornfield Close.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 112cm (3ft 8in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.
    • The width of the door opening is 117cm (3ft 10in).
  • Comments View
    • There is a swing gate opening in both directions.
    • The swing gate is located between the two entrances.
    • The gate is heavy.
    • There are similar entrances on Spinney Road and Perimeter Road.

Level Change (Acornfield Close Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 125cm (4ft 1in).

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have compact earth and muddy surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are easy slopes on the paths.
  • There are some bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.
  • Comments View
    • There are sections of footpath which is wooden with wire covering.
    • There are information panels at the entrances and throughout the woods.
    • The panels provide information on wildlife which can be seen in the woods and paths through the woods, including wheelchair friendly routes.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

Standard Toilet(s)