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Chatelherault Country Park

Carlisle Road, Ferniegair, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, ML3 7UE

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Introduction

  • Comments
    • Features of the park also include the ruins of Cadzow Castle, The Duke's Bridge, The Ancient Oaks Meadow, The Dukes Monument, and the Old Avon Bridge.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Chatelherault.
  • Comments
    • The bus stop is approximately 700m from the Visitor Centre and the Hunting Lodge.

Opening Times (Country Park)

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Parking (Main Car Park)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located off Carlisle Road, 100m in front of the Visitor Centre.
    • 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 10 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 550cm x 500cm (18ft 1in x 16ft 5in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 30m (32yd 2ft) from the visitor centre entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 200m (218yd 2ft) from the visitor centre 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 road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The road is generally quiet.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located at the front of the visitor center.
  • Comments
    • Additional parking is available in the overflow car park, which is located to the right as you enter the country park.

Parking (Functions Car Park)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located to the rear of the Hunting Lodge.
    • 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 4 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 460cm x 500cm (15ft 1in x 16ft 5in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 150m (164yd 2in) from the courtyard entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 160m (174yd 2ft) from the courtyard 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.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments
    • The car park closes at 17:30 every day.

Outside Access

  • This information is for the entrance located on Carlisle Road.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 600cm (19ft 8in).
  • Comments
    • This is the main driveway entrance to the park.
    • Alternative pedestrian entrances are available on
    • Old Avon Road, Sunnyside Road, Millheugh and Barncluith Road.

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 easy, moderate and steep slopes on the paths.
  • There are some bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.

Children's Playpark

  • The children's playpark is located within the woodlands car park area.
  • Access into the park is via a single width gate that opens away from you (push).
  • The width of the opening is 80cm (2ft 8in)
  • There is a similar gate located on the other side.
  • The play equipment is varied to suit all ages and abilities. The ground surface varies from bark rubberised resilient surfacing and grass.

Accessible Toilet

  • The nearest accessible toilet is located in the Visitor Centre. For more information please refer to the Visitor Centre access guide.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilets are located in the Visitor Centre. For more information please refer to the Visitor Centre access guide.

Additional Info

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