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Knowsley Safari Park - Wild Trail and Wolves Pen

Prescot, Knowsley, Merseyside, L34 4AN

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Introduction

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    • For information on parking and general facilities please refer to the Knowsley Safari Park access guide.

Location

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

COVID-19 Information

  • There are separate doors for entering and exiting.
  • There is hand sanitiser available at the entrance.
  • The hand sanitisers are wall mounted.
  • There is not a limited number of people allowed inside.
  • There is a one-way system throughout.
  • The one-way system is clearly marked/signed.
  • There is clear signage inside to help with social distancing.

Opening Times

  • The venue has seasonal opening times.

Outside Access (Wild Trail Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the Wild Trail.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 300cm (9ft 10in).

Level Change (Wild Trail 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 easy.
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    • The surface of the pathway leading to the entrance of the Wild Trail is gravel and loose chipping .
    • Beyond the entrance the pathways are compacted earth.
    • This trail would be very difficult for wheelchair users due to the terrain of the pathways.
    • Assistance would be required for wheelchair users.

Pathways

  • Beyond the entrance the pathways in the Wild Trail are muddy and compacted earth.
  • The pathways will become slippery when wet.
  • Wheelchair users are advised to be accompanied by a carer.

Wolf Viewing Den

  • Along the trail is a wooden viewing cabin to overlook the wolves.
  • There are no doors to access the cabin.
  • The width of the opening is 90cm.
  • There are small viewing windows to the sides and rear of the cabin.
  • Bench seating is available in the cabin.
  • The surface of the ground within the cabin is wood chippings.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.