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M&D's Scotland's Theme Park

Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, ML1 3RT

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About this venue

You’ll be amazed at what M&D’s has to offer.As well as our rides & attractions (over 20 are for kids only), we have ‘glow in the dark’ indoor bowling, a gigantic soft play area, Game Zone with the very latest amusements and games, bars, restaurants , a four-star hotel and lots and lots of seasonal events unique to M&D’s. You can also discover Amazonia, Scotland’s only indoor tropical rainforest packed with exotic animals, birds and creepy crawlies Why go anywhere else? It’s out of this world

Access Guide

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Introduction

Opening Times (April-October)

  • Monday 10:00 - 22:00.
  • Tuesday 10:00 - 22:00.
  • Wednesday 10:00 - 22:00.
  • Thursday 10:00 - 22:00.
  • Friday 10:00 - 22:00.
  • Saturday 10:00 - 22:00.
  • Sunday 10:00 - 22:00.
  • Comments View
    • The rides are available from 11:00 - 18:00
    • - see website for full times.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Airbles.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located at the front of the building.
    • 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+ designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 400cm x 500cm (13ft 1in x 16ft 5in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 70m (76yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 38m (41yd 1ft) from the main 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 block paving.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located at the front of the building.
    • There is not a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The main car park is to the side of the building.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 180cm (5ft 11in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There are heavy double doors, which are 164cm wide and open towards you to the right of the main doors.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading up from the right of the car park.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located leading up to the entrance.
  • There is / are 7 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are deep.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).

Outside Access (Theme Park Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 144cm (4ft 9in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There are several similar doors along the rear of the building.

Level Change (Theme Park Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • The slopes are steeper leading to doors nearer Cosmic Bowl, with a longer easier slope available along the rear of the building to Guiseppe's Coffee Shop and Krazy Kongo soft play.

Reception (Ticket Office)

  • The desk is 17m (18yd 1ft) from the theme park enrtrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Park Access

  • The majority of the wide paths are level with some easy slopes throughout.
  • There is a surface of block paving with some tarmac to the rear of the park.

Level Change (Park Access)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located beyond the indoor complex leading into the park.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • There is a long easy slope leading up through the park to the left, near Amazonia.

Rides & Attractions

  • There are 1-2 deep steps to most rides, with staff assistance available at all.
  • Most counters have a level lowered section available wth some having 1 or 2 steps near the base.
  • Any ride restrictions are down to an individual confidence based decision per person.

Level Change (Rides & Rollercoasters)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located leading onto some of the higher rides.
  • There is / are 5-10 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Level Change (Mini Golf)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located throughout the mini golf course.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located leading around the course.
  • There is / are 1-3 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The ramp or slope does not bypass the step(s).

Level Change (Captain's Curse)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to the swinging ship.
  • The ramp or slope is steep.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 70cm (2ft 4in).
  • Comments View
    • There is also a ramp onto the Magic Carpet although it has 1 shallow step at the bottom and 2 deep steps at the top.

Level Change (Moby's Revenge)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located at the rear of the park leading up to the water rides.
  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
  • Comments View
    • There are several accessible toilets located throughout the adjoining indoor complex.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • 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 near the car park - ask staff for assistance.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.
  • Comments View
    • Parking can be made available closer to the park staff entrance gate to the rear of Amazonia by prior arrangement.