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Country Park

Nowton Park

Nowton Park

Contact

Mr John Smithson

01284 757092

Address

Nowton Road,
Bury St Edmunds,
Suffolk,
IP30

Details

Previously a country estate with 170 acres of woodland and pasture. Some formal recreation. All-weather pitch and 2 football pitches. Park centre open weekends.

Opening Details

Open all the time

Open all year

Events at this Venue

date event
Sun 16 Jul Bury Dog Show
Sat 22 Jul - Sun 3 Sep Summer Bingo
Tue 25 - Wed 26 Jul Guided Bat Walks
Tue 8 - Wed 9 Aug Guided Bat Walks
Tue 22 - Wed 23 Aug Guided Bat Walks
Sun 3 Sep Bury Colour Dash

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TL 865615  Lat: 52.22012 Long: 0.72884

By Road:
Leave the A14 at the jct for Bury St Edmunds, East, follow signs for town centre off slip road and pick up brown and white tourist signs. Park is approximately 1 mile from jct.

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
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 4
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesEntrance is well lit

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesAudible alarm system