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Wollaton Park

LOCALITY: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
DISTANCE: 1 miles (1.61 km)
FACILITIES: Circular route, There & back, Parking, Suitable for wheelchairs, T
oilets, Cafe

GRADIENT: A few ups & downs
OS MAP: Nottingham

Walk description:

Located to the west of the City Centre, Wollaton Park is an easily accessed green space that offers:

1) Sensory Garden within the Hall Gardens, Specifically designed for people with visual impairments, although everyone can enjoy the peace, Walks beauty and tranquility it has to offer.

2) Formal gardens and historic parkland with deer roaming through grounds.

The Courtyard stables house a museum, cafe and toilets, which are wheelchair accessible.

Opening Times: The park is open from 9am to dusk, all year round. For opening times of the museum and hall, please telephone (0115) 915 3911/00.

Main entrance and car parks from Wollaton Road.

for Sat. Nav. users the post code is NG8 2AE

Additional notes:

Paths and gates: Access to the Hall gardens and The Sensory Garden is easiest through the gate to the left of the Hall. Most of the park is level apart from the hill on which the Hall sits.

Paths are made of tarmac or compacted stone and are suitable for most wheelchairs and buggies. Some boundary gates are difficult for individuals in wheelchairs to open due to the
need for them to restrict deer.

Wheelchair access to the Hall itself is by a stair climbing machine and may involve a transfer to a manual wheelchair.

Telephone (01636) 655711 for further information

22/10/2007 | Walk posted by Admin Team

Walks With Buggies User Reviews

Lovely park

16/05/2010 | Reviewed by laura mosley

There is a lake to walk around, lovely gardens, a hall/ museum to visit (free entry), a lovely children's play
area and a nice little cafe. Parking is easy and reasonable.