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Houghton House

Hazelwood Lane, Ampthill, Bedfordshire, MK45 2EZ

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Introduction

  • The venue is open from 10:00 to 18:00 (or dusk if earlier) during the summer period, and winter opening times are sunrise to dusk.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located on Hazelwood 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 0 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • 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 concrete.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The house entrance is 800m from the car park, the first half of which is along a quiet single-track road with no pavement.
    • The second half is a gravel track that slopes down towards the house.

Outside Access (House Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).
  • The door opening is 186cm (6ft 1in) wide.

Level Change (House Entrance)

  • There is a steep slope leading down to the house from the car park.
  • The slope is uneven and is a loose chippings and gravel surface.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.

Level Change (Inside Access)

  • There is an uneven surface throughout the house.
  • There are some shallow and medium height steps in the house.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG-G.
    • There are 14 steps between floors.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Other View
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are the lower ground area.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)