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Elmdon Nature Park

Tanhouse Farm Road, Elmdon, Solihull, B92 9EY

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About this venue

Nestled on the edge of Solihull, Elmdon Nature Park is a wonderful Green Flag Park and Local Nature Reserve. Ideal for families, it offers fun, relaxation and adventure amongst the wide open spaces. With a fully equipped play and sports area, which includes swings and roundabout, the park has a great deal for you to enjoy, with: free car parking football pitch lake tennis courts walking trails

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Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Elmdon.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Birmingham International.

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Parking (Damson Way)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located along Damson Way.
    • 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 2 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 305cm x 430cm (10ft x 14ft 1in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 9m (9yd 2ft) from the Damson Way Car 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 slopes/ramps.
    • 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.

Parking (Tanhouse Farm Road)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located along Tanhouse Farm Road.
    • 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 2 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 260cm x 520cm (8ft 6in x 17ft 1in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the Tanhouse Car Park entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • 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.
  • Comments View
    • The car park closes at 17:00 every day.

Access Point (Damson Way Car Park)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located in the Damson Way Car Park.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • This is no gate at this access point.

Access Point (Tanhouse Farm Road Car Park)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located in the Tanhouse Farm Road Car Park.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • This is no gate at this access point.
    • The width of the gap is 136cm.

Access Point (Tanhouse Farm Road)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located along Tanhouse Farm Road.
    • There is not 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 168cm.
    • There are bollards at this access point.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the bollards.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Access Point (Elmdon Park Road)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located along Elmdon Park Road.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped and stepped access at this access point.
    • This is no gate at this access point.
    • The width of the gap is 119cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the bollards.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located in front of the slope.
    • There is/are 1 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 6cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are not between 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • There is a additional access point along Elmdon Park Road.
    • The bollards here are 119cm wide.
    • There is also a slight slope and kerb in front of the bollards.

Parks and Gardens

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

Children's Play Area

  • The nearest access point to the play area is Tanhouse Farm Road Car Park.
  • The gate to access the play area opens away from you (push), is heavy and 78cm wide.
  • The play area is fenced off.
  • The play area is level throughout.
  • The surface of the play area varies between grass, tarmac and soft rubber.
  • Bench seating and picnic tables are available in the play area.

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.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.
  • Home visits / services are not available.