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Frenchfield Sports Centre

01768 863450


CA11 8UA

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedSmoking not allowed


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Map reference: NY 534296  Lat: 54.65933 Long: -2.72386

From the North:
Heading south on the M6 leave at jct 40, signposted Penrith. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A66 signposted Brough. At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A66 signposted Alston. Continue along the road for 0.5 mile. Turn right just before the Cross Keys Pub and continue to the bottom of this road for 0.25 mile. The turn in for Frenchfield is signposted on the left hand side of the road.

From the South:
Heading north on the M6, leave at jct 40, signposted Penrith. At the roundabout take the 4th exit onto the A66 signposted Brough. Follow directions above from the next roundabout.

Parking: free


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • 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:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • 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)
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • 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
  • YesVisual alarm system