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Cafe on the Park

Herrington Country Park, New Herrington, Houghton-le-Spring, Tyne & Wear, DH4 7EL

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Location

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

Opening Times

  • The venue has seasonal opening times.
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    • Opening times during winter are usually 09:00 - 16:00 Monday to Sunday.
    • Opening times during summer are usually 09:00 - 19:00 Monday to Sunday.
    • These times vary depending on the weather.

Parking

  • Visitors to the cafe can park in the Herrington Country Park car park.
  • Please see separate guide for more information.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

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    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 102cm.
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    • There is a gate on the pathway leading to the entrance.
    • The gate opens towards you, is permanently held open and 102cm wide.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are moderate to good.

Eating and Drinking

  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.
  • The standard height for tables is 70cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Menus are hand held only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.

Accessible Toilet

  • Visitors to the cafe can use the accessible toilets in the Herrington Country Park toilet block.
  • Please see separate guide for more information.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Visitors to the cafe can use the standard toilets in the Herrington Country Park toilet block.
  • Please see separate guide for more information.

Additional Info

  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located on the grass surrounding the buildnig.