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Cabins 22 - 38

Larkwhistle Farm Road, Micheldever, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 3BG

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Parking (Communal - Forest Retreat)

  • Parking View
    • The venue does have its own parking facilities.
    • The car park is located at the front of the Forest Retreat.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is compacted gravel.
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are signposted but have no markings.
    • There is/are 2 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 220cm x 640cm (7ft 3in x 20ft 12in).
    • There is not a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • Although the designated Blue Badge parking bays are signposted, the signs are not clear and do not contrast with surroundings.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available.
    • There are uneven surfaces throughout the car park with some loose stones in places.
  • Access from the Car Park View
    • 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 entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 21m (22yd 2ft) from the Forest Retreat entrance.
  • Drop-off Point(s) View
    • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).
  • Comments View
    • The designated Blue Badge parking bays are between 25m - 55m from the car park entrance.
    • The directional signage to areas around this location are not visible from this car park.
    • Access from this car park to the cabins is via slight and steep slopes with uneven surfaces.

Access From The Forest Retreat (Communal Parking)

  • Access from the Forest Retreat to Cabins 22 - 38 is via a road.
  • There is no designated pathway.
  • The road surface consists of compacted gravel and is uneven in places.
  • There is loose gravel at points.
  • The road has a steep uphill gradient leading to the area.
  • At various points along the route there are pot holes.
  • The surface of the road may become slippery when wet.
  • There are 3 unmarked speed bumps on the road leading to the area.
  • There is clear directional signage for this area at the Forest Retreat communal car park.
  • The first cabin in this area is approximately 200m from the communal car park.
  • The first cabin in this area is approximately 250m from the Forest Retreat.
  • There are no resting or seating areas along this route.

Cabin Parking (Standard Cabins)

  • Parking Areas View
    • Parking areas are available.
    • Parking areas are allocated to each cabin.
    • The parking areas are signposted but have no markings.
    • The parking area is open air/surface.
    • The surface of the parking area is gravel.
    • Each parking area is wide enough for 1-3 cars.

Area - Cabins 22 - 38

  • The cabins within this area include; Silver Birch, Golden Oak and Golden Oak Treehouse.
  • Access throughout this area is via a road.
  • There is no designated pathway.
  • The road surface consists of compacted gravel and is uneven in places.
  • There is loose gravel at points.
  • The road has some slight gradients in places.
  • At various points throughout the area there are pot holes.
  • The surface of the road may become slippery when wet.
  • There are no resting or seating areas within this area.
  • There is directional signage within this area.
  • There are parking sections within this area dedicated to each cabin.
  • The parking sections are within 50m of each cabin.
  • The parking sections can hold between 1-3 cars.
  • Access into each cabin varies.
  • The furthest cabin is over 500m away from the Forest Retreat.
  • Access to other areas in the forest is either by the road or through the woodland.
  • There are no designated routes through the woodland.

Access to Each Cabin (22 - 38)

  • The approach surface to the cabins consists of gravel.
  • The approach surface may be uneven in places.
  • There are some slight gradients on the approach to some of the cabins.
  • The pathways to the cabins have a width of over 100cm.
  • Access to Cabin 22 is via 5 deep steps.
  • Access to Cabin 23 is via 3 deep steps.
  • Access to Cabin 24 is via 5 deep steps.
  • Access to Cabin 25 is via 5 deep steps.
  • Access to Cabin 26 is via 1 medium height step and a steep ramp.
  • Access to Cabin 27 is via 4 deep steps.
  • Access to Cabin 28 is via 5 deep steps.
  • Access to Cabin 29 is via 4 deep steps.
  • Access to Cabin 30 is via 4 deep steps.
  • Access to Cabin 31 is via 5 deep steps.
  • Access to Cabin 32 is via 5 deep steps.
  • Access to Cabin 33 is via 1 medium height step.
  • Access to Cabin 34 is via 1 shallow step.
  • Access to Cabin 35 is via 4 deep steps.
  • Access to Cabin 36 is via 1 medium height step.
  • Access to Cabin 37 is via 4 deep steps.
  • Access to Cabin 38 is via 4 deep steps.

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