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Clifton Park

Clifton Lane, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S65 2AA

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About this venue

Clifton Park has gardens to relax in, a Museum, play park, water splash, tennis, bowls, adventure golf, train, roller coaster, jumpin’ jack, sand pit and much more. There’s lots to do for a great family day out.

Access Guide

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • At the time of the survey the Mini Golf, Fairground and Water Splash were closed and could not be surveyed (Novemver 2016).

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Location

  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Rotherham Central.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located to the right of Clifton Museum on Clifton Lane.
    • 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 5 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 375cm x 504cm (12ft 4in x 16ft 6in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 3m (3yd 10in) from the Clifton Museum right entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 18m (19yd 2ft) from the Clifton Museum right 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • 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.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Clifton Museum Right Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the car park at the right side of Clifton Museum.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 590cm (19ft 4in).
  • Comments View
    • This entrance is located at the front of the car park directly to the right of Clifton Museum on Clifton Lane.
    • There are bollards at this entrance.
    • The bollards reduce the entrance width to 153cm.

Level Change (Clifton Museum Right 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.

Outside Access (Car Park to Garden House Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the car park at the left side of Garden House.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 380cm (12ft 6in).
  • Comments View
    • This entrance is at the rear of the car park directly to the left of Garden House.
    • There are bollards at this entrance.
    • The bollards reduce the access width to 104cm.

Level Change (Car Park to Garden House 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.

Outside Access (Clifton Museum Left Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the car park to the left side of Clifton Museum.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 415cm (13ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • This entrance is located directly to the left of Clifton Museum on Clifton Lane.
    • There are bollards at this entrance.
    • The bollards reduce the access width to153cm.

Level Change (Clifton Museum Left 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.

Outside Access (Clifton Lane and Doncaster Road Corner Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the corner of Clifton Lane and Doncaster Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 124cm (4ft 1in).
  • Comments View
    • This entrance leads directly to Clifton Park Cenotaph.
    • Please see the separate guide for The Cenotaph information.

Level Change (Clifton Lane and Doncaster Road Corner 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.

Outside Access (Doncaster Road Pedestrian Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Doncaster Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The width of the door opening is 190cm (6ft 3in).
  • Comments View
    • There are other similar pedestrian entrances surrounding the park.

Level Change (Doncaster Road Pedestrian 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 moderate.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have tarmac, concrete and gravel surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are easy, moderate and steep slopes on the paths.
  • There are bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.
  • Comments View
    • All of the steep ramps can be avoided by taking moderate or easy ramp routes.
    • Some pathways have uneven surfaces caused by tree roots.
    • There are signposts throughout the park showing the direction of the amenities.

Children's Play Area

  • The Children's Play Area is located to the rear of the park near Doncaster Road.
  • There is a range of children's play equipment.
  • Some of the play equipment is surrounded by wood chippings.
  • Some of the children's play equipment is surrounded by sand.
  • There are gravel and mud paths surrounding the children's play equipment.
  • There is ample seating available.

Skateboard Park

  • The Skateboard Park is located to the rear of the park close to Doncaster Road.
  • There is a range of obstacles including skate ramps and jumps.
  • The Skateboard Park surface is concrete.
  • There is ample seating available.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Comments View
    • At the time of this survey the toilet facilities were closed and could not be surveyed.
    • There are accessible and standard toilets available within Clifton Museum, located within the park grounds.
    • Please see the Clifton Museum guide for information.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Comments View
    • At the time of this survey the toilet facilities were closed and could not be surveyed.
    • There are accessible and standard toilets available within Clifton Museum located within the park grounds.
    • Please see the Clifton Museum guide for information.

Additional Info

  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water cannot be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located throughout the park.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.