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OutdoorTrax

Auchinstarry Marina, Kilsyth, North Lanarkshire, G65 9SG

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Introduction

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    • This is the base for OutdoorTrax, an outdoor activity centre, based on the Forth & Clyde Canal at Auchinstarry Marina. They have an alternative base along the canal at the Falkirk Wheel.

Location

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

Opening Times

  • Please contact the venue for details of opening times.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
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    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located at the front of the booking office.
    • 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 1 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 238cm x 475cm (7ft 10in x 15ft 7in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The car park surface is tarmac and block paving.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

Outside Access (Booking Office 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(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are light.
  • The width of the door opening is 130cm (4ft 3in).

Level Change (Booking Office Entrance)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in the doorway.
  • There is/are 1 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are shallow (2cm - 10cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the booking office entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

OutdoorTrax

  • OutdoorTrax at Auchinstarry is the base for outdoor activities and equipment hire for use on and by the canal and surrounding countryside. The equipment available for hire and available activities include bicycles and tandem, canoes and kayaks (single and two seat), archery, treasure hunts, water walking (inflatable ball), water rolling (tube for two people), towpath walking and the Croy Hill trails, which are steep and may not be suitable for wheelchair users. Please contact the venue for specific details and requirements.
  • The gradient of the paths vary from easy to moderate. The surface of the paths vary from concrete, gravel and compressed earth.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

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