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Broomey Croft Children's Farm

Bodymoor Heath Lane, Bodymoor Heath, Kingsbury, Warwickshire, B76 0EE

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include various animal enclosures, Broomey Croft Park, Granary Tea Room, Kingsbury Park Outdoor Education Centre, Camping and Caravanning Club campsite, changing places, accessible and standard toilet facilities.

Location

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

Opening Times

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 venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • 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 uneven surfaces.
    • The car park surface is loose chippings.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

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(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 78cm (2ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • There is two sets of gates to the right of the main entrance.
    • The width of the smaller gate is 90cm.
    • The width of the larger gate is 340cm.
    • These gates are only open during busy periods or by request to a member of staff in reception.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • 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).
  • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).

Reception (Gift Shop)

  • The desk/counter is 2m (2yd 7in) from the main 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.

Inside Access (Reception and Gift Shop)

  • There is not level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Outside Access (Farm Access)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the rear of reception.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 78cm (2ft 7in).

Level Change (Farm Access)

  • 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 lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.
  • 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).

Children's Play Area

  • The doors to the play area are double with a locked leaf.
  • The door opens away from you (push).
  • The door is heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 75cm.
  • Inside there are children’s rides and toys as well as a soft climbing area.

Barn

  • The door to the barn is single.
  • The door is permanently held open.
  • The width of the doorway is 105cm.
  • There are easy slopes and shallow steps with no handrails along the path from the entrance to the exit of the barn.
  • The barn houses goats, rabbits and ferrets.
  • There are children’s tractors to ride in the barn area.

Farm

  • There are gravel, tarmac, and grass paths throughout the farm.
  • Some of the paths can become muddy and slippery during bad weather.
  • There is a covered picnic area and outdoor picnic tables with fixed bench seating and a children’s outdoor play area.
  • There are various animals in the fields including cows, sheep, goats and donkeys.
  • There are hand washing facilities throughout the grounds.

Accessible Toilet

  • Toilet facilities are located in Broomey Croft.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Toilet facilities are located in Broomey Croft.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • 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 on the grassed areas outside the venue.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.

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