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  • Norfolk Tourist Attractions Association member
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Railway Event, Sat 29 Apr - Mon 1 May 2017

NTAA MEMBER

Heritage Steam Gala

Heritage Steam Gala

Address

Thetford Road,
Bressingham,
Diss,
Norfolk,
IP22 2AA

Details

A celebration of all things steam at Bressingham Steam Museum.

This special weekend celebrates the return to steam of 2 historic engines. Standard gauge terrier engine 'Martello' and 2ft quarry hunslet 'Gwynedd. Both engines will be in steam all weekend offering passenger services.

The home fleet of 2ft railway locomotives will be joined by 2 guest engines from Wales. 'Maid Marian' from the Bala Lake Railway and 'Hugh Napier' from the Ffestiniog Railway.

The museum will also be hosting a small traction engine rally throughout the weekend with around 10 visiting engines joining Bressingham own Steam Tractor, Roller and Portable.

All the museums usual rides and attractions will be open and running. All of the museums steamable collection will be in operation too!

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessSmoking allowed

Disabled Access to all but one gallery, no gravel paths.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 29 Apr - Mon 1 May 2017 10:30 to 17:00

Prices

Various ticket options. Please see website for details.

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 29 Apr - Mon 1 May Heritage Steam Gala

Location

Directions

See location of Bressingham Steam and Gardens on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TM 081806  Lat: 52.38386 Long: 1.05638

By Road:
A11 to Thetford, take A1066 to Diss. Bressingham is on this road 2.5 miles from Diss. From north - A140 to Diss then A1066.

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Smoking allowedSmoking allowed

Disabled Access to all but one gallery, no gravel paths.

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:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children

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
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu