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image for Steam Railway item typeEcclesbourne Valley Railway

  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Steam Railway

Contact

Enquiries

Address

Wirksworth Station,
Station Road,
Wirksworth,
Derbyshire,
DE4 4FB

Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site catering

Children welcome

Opening details

Trains weekends Easter to October and other dates. Wirksworth Station normally open Tuesday to Sunday from 9.30-5pm
Please see our website for train times






Prices

Adults £13.00, Children £6.50, Concessions £12.00 (Day Rover Tickets)
Family Return 2+3 £33.00

Directions

See location of Ecclesbourne Valley Railway on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 286544  Lat: 53.08613 Long: -1.57339

From Carsington Water take B5035 to Wirksworth Market Place. From Cromford take B5036 to Wirksworth Market Place. Station on Coldwell Street.
Bus 6.1 From Derby or Bakewell

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Cromford station

Facilities

  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair