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image for Guided Walk item typeStrawberry Heritage Walk at Wind Energy Museum-The Morse Collection

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  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Guided Walk, from 3 Sep 2017

Strawberry Heritage Walk

Strawberry Heritage Walk

Details

Meet up at the Wind Energy Museum in Repps-with-Bastwick where there is ample parking,10.30am for an 11am start. Enjoy a short stroll down to the river and walk along the picturesque river bank to Thurne Mill. At Thurne Mill (wind permitting) we can get the huge sails turning impressively and silently in the wind. There will also be a chance for you to take a look inside, take photographs and be given a brief talk on its history and our plans on how to keep it turning long into the future. Following this, we can take a leisurely stroll along the footpaths through Dewbeck woods then back to the museum for a strawberry cream tea. If you have any energy left also included in the price is an informal guided tour of the Wind Energy Museum plus a chance to look into our exhibition/education room.

Don’t forget to wear sensible shoes and warm clothing for our winter walks. Remember your hat and sun cream for our summer walks. Pack your camera and binoculars too! Please arrive at 10.30am for an 11am start. Walks finish at approx 2pm.

What’s included in your day:
Walk to Thurne along the picturesque Riverbank. (The circular walk is approximately 4.5 miles).
Demonstration of Thurne Mill working (Wind permitting)
Talk on Thurne Mill’s history
Stroll along the footpaths through Dewbeck woods back to the museum.
Please bring appropriate clothing for the weather on the day.
Winter warmer lunch or strawberry cream tea
Guided tour and working demonstration of the Wind Energy Museum
Exhibition/education room displaying windmill models, drawings and photos.
Friendly personal guide
Souvenirs on sale
Free parking at Repps-with-Bastwick

Walk Route: Circular

Duration: 4

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 3 Sep 2017 10:30
Sun 1 Oct 2017 10:30
Meet up at 10.30am for a 11am start. Walk should finish by 2pm.

Prices

£10 per person

Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 17 - Fri 18 Aug Summer Holiday Activity Days
Thu 17 - Fri 18 Aug Wind Energy Museum - Morse Collection
Thu 24 - Fri 25 Aug Summer Holiday Activity Days
Thu 24 Aug Teddy Bears Picnic
Thu 24 - Sat 26 Aug Wind Energy Museum - Morse Collection
Thu 31 Aug - Fri 1 Sep Summer Holiday Activity Days

Contact

Debra Nicholson

Address

Marsh Road (Off Staithe Road),
Repps With Bastwick,
Great Yarmouth,
Norfolk,
NR29 5JU

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TG 414172  Lat: 52.69875 Long: 1.57210

By Road
Follow A149 towards Repps with Bastick. When reaching Repps turn left into Church Road, stay on this road past the church and then turn right onto Staithe Road. Once in Staithe Road continue along until you come to a sharp right hand bend - the museum is sharp left up the slope and along the track

Parking: free

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 grass
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

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:
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair

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
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format

General

  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children